Day trip

Sintra - Cascais Estoril - Full Day Tour

Activity provider: Celina Tours

Sintra - Cascais Estoril - Full Day Tour

Activity provider: Celina Tours

From US$ 72.57 per person

Only 30 kilometers from Lisbon lies a town Lord Byron called the "most beautiful in the world." Come experience Sintra's allure, which includes dramatic palaces, the fantastic Quinta da Regaleira and waves crashing on continental Europe's western tip.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
Pickup included
Pick-up will be at your hotel or accommodation in Lisbon. If your hotel is in the Aflama, Bairro Alto, or Baixa de Lisboa areas, or your hotel is difficult to access by car, then an alternative pick-up location will be arranged.
Private or small groups available


  • Visit an enchanting town whose atmosphere, surroundings and architecture charmed writers including Hans Christian Anderson and Lord Byron
  • See the ancient Moorish Castle, dramatically perched Pena Castle and the Sintra National Castle
  • Stand on the spot where "the land (continental Europe) ends and the sea begins"
  • Visit a fishing village well preserved almost 1,000 years after it was established
Full description
The enchanting town of Sintra makes the westernmost point of continental Europe much more than a place of geographical interest. This full-day private tour will give you a perspective you can only get by standing on the edge of the world. Though it is only 30 kilometers from Lisbon, this place "where the land ends" has a fresh climate and luxuriant vegetation that combine with unique architecture and a legendary charm to make it deeply romantic and mysterious. The ancient Moorish Castle of Pena Palace, built atop a cliff and the National Palace in the town center contributed to Sintra being named a World Heritage Site in 1995. But long before that it inspired famous writers including Hans Christian Anderson and Lord Byron, who called it "the most beautiful [village] in the world." First, stop at Sintra village, a delightful Portuguese town that is situated within the hills of the Serra de Sintra. Concealed within these pine covered hills are extravagant palaces and opulent mansions. Pena Palace, once the summer residence of Portugal's royal family, is the next stop. It dominates the coast to Lisbon. After lunch, visit Cabo da Roca, the actual western tip of the continent, where turbulent waters crash loudly against rocks rising to 140 meters in height and offering a beautiful view of the wild coastline. Boca do Inferno (mouth of hell), a steep cleft where the waves hit harder and louder, is nearby. A visit to Cascais, a fishing village established in the 12th century and well preserved until today, is the last stop before returning to Lisbon.
  • Transportation by air-conditioned van
  • Pickup and Drop Off at your hotel or accommodation in Lisbon
  • Lunch
  • Entrance to the palaces and other attractions
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • 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
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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  • This is a small-group shared tour in a van for up to 8 people. If you are a group of more than 8 people, please contact the tour supplier for special prices.
  • This tour can be in more than 1 Language
  • For pickups in areas like Alfama, Bairro Alto and Baixa de Lisboa, with limited car access you will be given a meeting point for pickup nearby
  • For pickups in historical zones or more conditioned transit areas, a meeting point will be designated near your place of stay
Customer reviews

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based on 145 reviews

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Was a fun tour seeing a lot of interesting locations. We really enjoyed Sintra proper and the castle. We had to wait in line to enter the castle, but the tour was well timed to minimize that. Louis was kind and helpful and had great restaurant recommendations. Overall, a charming day.

May 30, 2022

This was a last minute booking as we were let down on another tour from tripadvisor night before . We were sceptical that anyone would turn up but we were met promptly outside our hotel by our guide Miguel . He was a pleasure to spend a day with , an intelligent , multilingual ex engineer now spending his time looking after tourists . He was always asking us if we would like to alter the timetable or locations and flexible throughout . He impressed us with his knowledge and patience and gave us tips on where to go at the various locations we visited . I won’t bore you with the itinerary but suffice to say it exceeded our expectations and the Peña palace is stunning . Thoroughly recommend

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October 28, 2021

What a trip! Carlos is the absolute best! His knowledge of all things Lisbon is incredible, but, it is his passion for his heritage and belief in the best humanity has to offer that makes a day with him a truly unforgettable experience. Thank you Carlos. This is an adventure we will never forget. John & Cindy

March 10, 2020

Product ID: 18697