9. From Lisbon: Sintra, Roca Cape & Cascais Guided Walking Tour
Start your day of sightseeing with a convenient pick-up from your accommodation where your driver/guide will be to meet you. After a short meet and greet you will set off on your journey.
Drive along the picturesque coastline on your way to Cascais. As you cruise toward your destination you will see stunning views of the urban beaches and the outskirts of Lisbon city. Pass through Estoril, a former fisherman's village known for its beauty. Once you arrive in Cascais you will stop, stretch your legs and take a leisurely stroll through the village. The village, which has a certain elegance, is a place that attracts the nobility and wealthy of Portugal. As you walk along the streets you will get to admire the beautiful palaces built throughout. The village, also known for its natural beauty, has plenty to offer. Admire the beautiful rocky reefs (Boca do Inferno) and whilst at the beach of Guincho witness the rugged landscape shaped by the strong waters of the Atlantic ocean.
Continue on your tour to Roca Cape, the westernmost point of continental Europe. Over a huge cliff more than 140-metres high, stands the lighthouse of Roca Cape - here you will have a beautiful view of the sunset as it disappears under the horizon of the Atlantic Ocean. Visit the Old Quarter of Sintra and marvel at the National Palace. Whilst walking along its cobblestone streets you will see the abundance of churches, monuments, museums, and unique buildings the area has to offer. Enthusiasts of occultism and esoterism will be sure to enjoy the Regaleira Palace, a building with a fascinating history (optional).
Take a walking tour through Pena Park, your expert guide will take you through the labyrinthian layout and show you all the lakes, waterfalls, springs, vantage points and pavilions that are scattered around the park. You will also get to visit the National Palace of Pena, considered by many as the highlight of the experience. Marvel at the eclectic architecture, the cupolas, towers, walls and footbridges that will remind you of a fairy tale.
After your day of adventure and sightseeing, you will be returned back to your accommodation for an evening's rest.