Day trip

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

Activity provider: Tugatrips Tours

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

Activity provider: Tugatrips Tours
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From US$ 67.79 per person

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

About this tour

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese

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 either a group tour or a private guided experience
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. Choose between the shared tour or private tour options.

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 choice on 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 at Sintra means greater chances of avoiding long lines if you choose to go with your guide on a comprehensive tour through its lavish interiors and lush gardens. Marvel at the palace’s fairy-tale-like appearance, beautiful facade and extravagant interior.

Next, head over to the center of Sintra and get 1.5-hour of free time to wander on your own. Get recommendations of the city’s must-see locations as well as the best restaurant options for delicious traditional Portuguese dining from your guide.

Continue to 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 vehicle, 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
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off service (if private tour option selected)
  • Lunch
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Date

Meeting point

• Meet in front of Hotel Mundial. Address: Praça Martim Moniz, 2 • To avoid delays, make sure to arrive at the meeting point at 8: 10 AM, which is 10 minutes before the start of the tour. The guide cannot wait for latecomers due to the strict time schedule of the itinerary • Look for a guide wearing GetYourGuide attire and holding a red GetYourGuide flag

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Face mask or protective covering

Know before you go

  • Shared group and private options do not always offer the same languages. Please check all languages of interest to find your preferred option type
  • 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.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 1744 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5

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We don’t normally do packaged tours, but our time was limited and this seemed like a quick, stress-free way to see cascais, Sintra, and the red and yellow castles. So glad we did! With our knowledgeable and capable guide we saw so much more than we would have on our own. Plus there’s no way I could have driven those mountains and hills myself.

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July 1, 2022

Easy booking, details were very clear. Trip has been really much fun, we had a great guide who was enthousiastic and told many interesting things about Sintra and Cascais. Over all great day! Only tip: bring warm sweater and long trousers to the early morning trip to Sintra, was really cold and nobody was prepared properly!

June 30, 2022

Great experience. We had a wonderful group. Our guide Max was so lovely. I wish we stayed longer in Sintra and Cascáis, only because it was so pretty and the company was so good but it is a tour and they have to stick with the program. Nothing to complain about. Would recommend.

June 30, 2022

Product ID: 387617