Half Daytrip to Palace Monserrate & Cabo da Roca, from Lisbon

Sintra considered UNESCO World Heritage among so many landscapes know the emblematic Pena Palace that stands on a craggy rock, which is the second highest point of the Serra de Sintra (above the palace is only Cruz Alta, at 528m altitude) . The Palace is located in the eastern part of Parque da Pena, which must be traveled to reach the steep ramp that Baron Eschwege built to access the castellated building. Marvel at the view of Portugal's most westerly point, Cabo da Roca.

We’re specialized in services and unique travels experiences in Portugal. Our experience is your garantee that we understand, meet and exceed your expectations. We invite you to experience the authenticity of a half day tour through Park and Palace Monserrate & Cabo da Roca.

Where you will know the best of Portugal!

per adult from

$195

NZD

Duration

5 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Ticket in Palace Monserrate
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Bottled water
    • Private transportation
    • WiFi on board
    • Entry/Admission - Palacio de Monserrate
    What's excluded :
    • Tickets not mentioned / Meals / Gratuites
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Centro Historico de Sintra, Sintra 2710-616 Portugal

    Sintra's historic center is an open-air museum full of magnificent treasures. The village of Sintra, at the base of the Sintra Mountains, was for a long time a royal sanctuary. Amidst its vast vegetation are incredible castles, palaces, gardens and farms.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Palacio de Monserrate, R. Visc. de Monserrate, Sintra 2710-591 Portugal

    The Monserrate Palace and Park, unique testimonies of 19th-century eclecticism, where the exotic and vegetal motifs of the interior decoration extend harmoniously outside. The front lawn of the palace allows the well deserved rest during the discovery of one of the richest Portuguese botanical gardens and one of the most beautiful landscape creations of Romanticism in Portugal. The Monserrate Farm was leased by Gerard de Visme (1789), a wealthy English merchant, who built a neo-Gothic house there. William Beckford subleased Monserrate in 1793-1794, but by 1809, when Lord Byron visited the estate, the house was already in ruins. The sublime aspect of the property was a source of inspiration for the poet, who sang Monserrate in his work Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, after which the farm became a must-visit for foreign travelers, especially English, who described it in numerous travel accounts. and illustrated it in engravings. The surrounding gardens received species from around the world and were organized by geographic areas, including Mexico, reflecting the diverse origins of plants and setting scenery along paths, among ruins, nooks, lakes and waterfalls. In the various gardens there are contrasting scenery where - along winding paths and in contact with spontaneous species of the region (such as arboreal arbutus, holly and imposing cork oaks) - araucaria and palm ancestors, arboreal ferns of Australia and New Zealand and agaves and yuccas that recreate a Mexican setting. This tour of the five continents through botany also highlights camellias, azaleas, rhododendrons and bamboos, evoking a garden of Japan. The Monserrate Park and Palace were classified as a Public Interest Building in 1975, as part of Sintra's Cultural Landscape. , classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site since 1995. In 2000 the management of the monument was handed over to the Parks of Sintra, entity responsible for the deep intervention of restoration and restoration, which allowed the Palace to reopen and restored the splendor of old to the historic gardens. of the park. In 2013 Monserrate Park was awarded a European Garden Award in the category of “Best Development of a Historic Park or Garden”.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Estrada Cabo da Roca, Colares 2705-001 Portugal

    Cabo da Roca is the westernmost point of Portugal and Europe. Visitable, not to the extreme but to an area at an altitude of 140 m, this is one of Portugal's best known capes and forms the western end of the Sintra Mountains, precipitating over the Atlantic Ocean.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Traveler pickup is offered Any Hotel or Adress in Lisbon DistrictAirports
    • Lisboa Airport, Alameda das Comunidades Portuguesas, Lisbon 1700-111 Portugal
    Ports
    • Terminal de Cruzeiros de Lisboa
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Private Tour - Executive Class 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2020
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    1/1/2021 - 12/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Private Tour - Standard Class 8/14/2019 - 12/31/2020
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    1/1/2021 - 12/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • The information of the places or monuments to be visited on this tour, as well as the time lenghts are merely indications of places of interest, which may or may not be visited during the trip, depending on the time spent in each location or monument;
    • The driver can extend the hours of the tour in agreement with the customer, and charge 30€ per 1 hour extra (payable to the driver).
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by TOPTOUR

Activity ID: V-62574P85

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