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Lisbon: Pena Palace, Sintra, Cabo da Roca, & Cascais Daytrip

Lisbon: Pena Palace, Sintra, Cabo da Roca, & Cascais Daytrip

From $70.60 per person

Discover the beauty and history of Sintra, its romantic Pena Palace, and the stunning coastlines of Cabo da Roca and Cascais on a full-day trip from Lisbon.

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French
Pickup optional
• Customers can be picked at any hotel within central Lisbon • Customers should be ready in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before their scheduled pickup time
Private or small groups available

The Original experience

Itinerary
6.5 hours
  • Lisbon District

  • 45 minutes
  • Pena Palace (guided tour)

  • Sintra (free time)

  • Cabo da Roca (free time)

  • Cascais (free time)

  • 45 minutes
  • Lisbon District

Meeting point
Main stop
Highlights
  • Avoid the long lines and get a guided tour of the famous Pena Palace
  • Discover Sintra’s beautiful architecture, historic estates, and lush gardens
  • Take in panoramic views of the stunning coastal cliffs of Cabo da Roca
  • Visit the elegant seaside resort town of Cascais and its posh marina
  • Choose from a small-group tour with 8 people max or a private tour
Full description
Escape Lisbon and go on a full-day, guided journey to some of Portugal’s most popular locations stopping at the iconic Pena Palace in Sintra, the awe-inspiring cliffs of Cabo da Roca, and the ritzy seaside town of Cascais.  Your journey from Lisbon starts at the famous city of Sintra, whose Romanticist architecture, historic estates and villas, and numerous royal palaces and castles have made it a UNESCO World Heritage site.  Enjoy the freedom of choosing for some options whether you want an included entry ticket and tour of the colorful Pena Palace, or whether you prefer to gain some extra free time instead. Arriving early into Sintra means greater chances of avoiding the long lines at its most famous site, if you choose to go with your guide on a comprehensive tour through its lavish interiors and lush gardens. The palace’s faithful restoration and fairy-tale-like appearance will impress you with its beautiful facade and extravagant interior. Next, head over to the center of Sintra and get 1.5-hours of free time to wander on your own. Your guide will give you recommendations of the city’s must-see locations as well as the best restaurant options for delicious traditional Portuguese dining.    Continue onto Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point of continental Europe, and take in the impressive views of the ocean crashing against the high rocky cliffs. If weather permitting, stop at Guincho beach, whose strong winds and high swells have made it a popular surfing destination.     Lastly, arrive in Cascais, an elegant seaside resort town on the Portuguese Riviera. Stroll through the lovely city center and make sure to check out Cascais’ luxury marina, its charming fishing port, and a restored fort that houses many local craftsmen. After your free exploration time in Cascais, relax back on board your air-conditioned minivan, and admire more breathtaking views of the Portuguese coast as you make your way back to Lisbon.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Pena Palace entry ticket (if option selected)
  • Pena Palace guided tour (if option selected)
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off service (if private tour option selected)
  • Lunch
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • We’re enforcing extra health and safety measures for GetYourGuide Originals
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

• Meet in front of Hotel Mundial. Address: Praça Martim Moniz, 2 • Look for a guide wearing GetYourGuide attire and holding a red GetYourGuide flag • Arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the start of the tour to avoid delays

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Jacket
  • Face mask or protective covering

Know before you go

  • A moderate amount of walking is involved on this tour
  • Tours will be bilingual in two out of these three languages: Spanish, English, and French, unless a certain language group size is reached
  • On some days, access to the main entrance to the Sintra Palace may be restricted. In this event, visitors will be asked to enter the palace through a different entrance, which requires an additional 12-minute walk
  • For pickup service on private tours, if the address is not accessible by van, you will be given an alternative location nearby to be picked up from
  • Due to country-wide regulation, the use of face masks inside the vehicle and inside monuments is mandatory. Customers will also be asked to clean their hands with the provided sanitizing gel before entering the vehicle.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 389 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5

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Hello, I’m from Canada and I took a trip with Mario to Pena Palace, Sintra, Cabo da Roca & Cascais. It was an amazing day trip and I highly recommend taking this tour. The group was small, so it felt like a personalized experience and Mario was very informative and knows the history very well. Mario is also very Funny and kept us entertained the whole time.

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September 9, 2021

Ask for Maria. She was really nice and explained everything to us in an entertaining way. Also, she left plenty of time for us to wonder around places (pro tip: if you skip the lunch in Sintra village, you actually have just enough time for a quick - but intensive - hike to the Moorish Castle, through the beautiful forest). A very beautiful trip.

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September 9, 2021

Had an AWESOME time! Our guide (Rodrigo?) was incredibly kind and knowledgeable. He provided a ton of information on Pena Palace, perfectly balanced his attention to the English and Spanish groups, and made sure everyone felt included. There was plenty of time to explore, get lunch, and take in the sights. I loved being able to see more outside of Lisbon and Porto and meet others from our group. Be sure to wear comfy shoes for the steep incline and extra money for your Pena Palace tickets (14€ each).

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September 5, 2021

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