Sintra Private Tour (Mercedes-Benz E / V Class)

Starting the day trip in Lisbon the Sintra guided tour will show you one of the most iconic places in Portugal that was for a very long time a sanctuary for the Portuguese Royal family. Within mountains and with a particular weather you can start by visiting the Pena Palace, one of the greatest expressions of 19th-century Romanticism and one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1995.

After this breathtaking visit follow to one of the most surprising Sintra's monuments, The Quinta da Regaleira, located on the outskirts of the town built in the last days of the Portuguese monarchy.

Pass by the National Sintra Palace and stop in Cabo da Roca, 150 meters above the sea, here you can have a panoramic view over the coast.

Stop for lunch with a sea view. After, follow to the Cascais Village, visiting the marina and having a walk in this seacoast fisherman village.

In the return to Lisbon you'll pass by Estoril and follow through a seaside road.

per adult from

$393

NZD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • WiFi on board
    • Private transportation
    • All Fees and Taxes
    What's excluded :
    • Museums entrance tickets
    • Entry/Admission - National Palace of Queluz
    • Entry/Admission - Sintra National Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Park and National Palace of Pena
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: National Palace of Queluz, Largo do Palacio, Queluz 2745-191 Portugal

    Built in the 18th-century, the Palace of Queluz is one of the last great Rococo buildings to be designed in Europe. Following the destruction by fire of the Ajuda Palace, in 1794, Queluz Palace became the official residence of the Portuguese royal family until the monarch's departure to Brazil, following the Napoleonic invasions in 1807. Often referred to as the Portuguese Versailles, the palace was recently renovated . Today, one of the wings of the palace, the Pousada D. Maria I, is used for the reception of the head of states that visit the country.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Sintra National Palace, Largo Rainha Dona Amelia, Sintra 2710-616 Portugal

    The National Palace of Sintra is confused with the cultural landscape of the village. Declared the UNESCO World Heritage Site, in 1992, this monument is the best preserved royal residence of the medieval age in Portugal. Between the XV century and XIX century there were several members of Portuguese royalty who inhabited this site - Queen Amélia (1885-1951), the last queen of Portugal, was very fond of the palace and made several drawings of it. After the great earthquake of 1755, the Palace underwent major renovations. With the foundation of the First Republic, in 1910, it became a national monument.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Park and National Palace of Pena, Estrada da Pena, Sintra 2710-609 Portugal

    The National Palace of Pena is a symbol of the Portuguese 19th century romanticism. Its architecture contrasts with the deep forest that surrounds the Palace. The interior is also soaked in the romanticist spirit with painted terraces, decorative battlements, mythological statues, secret paths and ornate rooms. This monument was restored in 1910 when the Portuguese nobility fled to Brazil to escape the republican revolution and remains until today one of the most iconic places in Portugal.

    Duration: 2 hours

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

    Known by the Roman Empire as the Promontorium Magnum, Cape of the Rock forms the most western mainland point of continental Europe. This cape is situated in Sintra, near Azóia. Luis Vaz de Camões, the greatest Portuguese poet of all time, referred to this place in his epic poem The Lusiads "where the land ends and the sea begins".

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Boca do Inferno, Northern section of Cascais, Cascais 2750-642 Portugal

    Mouth of Hell (Hell's Mouth) is located in the seaside cliffs close to Cascais. The seawater has access to the deep bottom of the chasm and is known for its vigorously strikes on the rocks. This natural cave appeared in the 1896 British film The Sea Cave Near Lisbon, which shows waves breaking through the cliff rocks.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Pass By: Casino Estoril, Praca Jose Teodoro dos Santos, Estoril, Cascais 2765-237 Portugal

    Estoril is known as a luxury entertainment destination near Cascais. Its Casino is one of the most famous in Portugal. During the 2nd World War, Estoril became a pole of espionage and diplomatic moves providing the region with a cosmopolitan, sophisticated and luxurious environment. The former Portuguese dictator, António de Oliveira Salazar, had a summer house in this location.

    Pass By: Centro Historico de Cascais, Cascais Portugal

    Cascais is a cosmopolitan village situated in Lisbon district. In the 19th century, when the Portuguese royal family made this seaside town their summer residence, the Portuguese aristocracy established a community there. King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom, King Juan Carlos I of Spain, and King Umberto II of Italy are some of the distinguished European monarchy members who lived in this village. Besides this, Cascais is known for its beaches and historical center. Its coast view is one of the most popular tourist spots in Portugal.

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up our clients at their accommodations / airportAirports
    • Lisboa Airport, Alameda das Comunidades Portuguesas, Lisbon 1700-111 Portugal
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • 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

7

Organised by Lux On Wheels Premium Tours

Activity ID: V-112547P2

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