Sintra tour

sintra tour

What to do in Sintra?

This private night walking tour begins in Sintra’s historic center and includes the services of a local guide-historian, who’ll take guests to relatively obscure corners of the city and regale them with fascinating tales of life back then. Highlights include the Pena, Royal, and Seteais palaces.

What is the Sintra Natural Park?

The Sintra Natural Park offers a variety of scenic gems that include impressive boulder fields, sweeping ocean views from the continent’s westernmost location, and the rugged landscape of Cabo da Roca. Tours begin and end in Sintra and include a relaxing lunch in a traditional restaurant.

What is there to do between Sintra and Cascais?

The stretch of coastline between Sintra and Cascais is one of the most scenic areas on the coast and features an impressive array of historic attractions and amazing views of rivers, the ocean, and the cliffs just inland. Guincho Beach is popular with wind, kite, and body surfers.

What to do on a half day trekking tour in Portugal?

This half-day trekking tour begins at the National Palace, where guests will rendezvous with their guide and get an overview of the day’s events. After a casual walk around the park, trekkers will pass several key attractions, like the Palacio da Pena, Sintra Castle, and the National Palace.

What to do in Sintra Portugal?

Sintra is one of Portugal’s most enchanting cities, filled with fairytale palaces, manicured gardens, mysterious paths and an idyllic coast. Planning a holiday or a day trip to Sintra? This is our list of the best things to see and do.

Why should you visit Sintra?

Leaving Lisbon’s western suburbs and climbing into Sintra feels like crossing over into another world. This town is in a green mountainscape of palaces, country estates, parks and a medieval castle. In the centre, the Palace of Sintra was a residence for the Portuguese royalty, and it’s just one of many exquisite properties to win you over.

Why is the palace of Sintra so famous?

The two enormous conical chimneys of the Palácio Nacional de Sintra (Palace of Sintra) have become one of the most well-known emblems of the region – and the palace itself is one of the area’s most popular attractions.

What to do in Sintra-Cascais?

This 313m (1,027ft) summit in Sintra is home to several excellent hiking trails, including the easy Rota Circular do Pedra Amarela. It’s perhaps best known, however, for the nearby Pedra Amarela Base Camp – an adrenaline-fueling adventure camp on the southern slopes of the Serra de Sintra in the Parque Natural de Sintra-Cascais.

Why visit Sintra from Cascais?

Sintra is a fascinating town of lavish palaces and stunning natural scenery, which creates a fantastic day trip from Cascais. Cascais is the finest resort town of the Lisbon coastline and is the most easily accessible beach, for visitors based in Sintra.

What are the walking routes in Cascais like?

The walking routes in Cascais are much easier and suitable for visitors of all ages. The coastal promenade from Cascais to Estoril is a popular walk of 3km that follows the beaches and sea defences of the Cascais coastline. There is a second shorter walk from Cascais to the Boca do Inferno cliff formation.

What to do in Sintra?

Don’t leave without trying the famous Sintra pastries here: the ‘queijadas’ (cheese pastries) and the ‘travesseiros’ (egg and almond pastries)! Instead of returning directly to Lisbon from Sintra, follow the scenic road along the rugged, golden coast and the most westerly point of mainland Europe to stop in at the charming seaside town of Cascais.

Can I cancel my Sintra and Cascais small-group day trip from Lisbon?

Sintra and Cascais Small-Group Day Trip from Lisbon cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover and book Sintra and Cascais Small-Group Day Trip from Lisbon on Tripadvisor

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