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Day Trip Sintra, Cabo da Roca & Cascais

Discover magical Sintra, a beautiful cape & the seaside town of Cascais

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Day Trip Sintra, Cabo da Roca & Cascais

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Lisboa Autêntica
Lisboa Autêntica
8.8
Lisbon is a beautiful city, but there is much more to explore in the region. With this day trip you will visit some of the most special places in Portugal. You'll be picked up from your hotel/accommodation in Lisbon and will enjoy visits to Sintra, Cabo da Roca and the seaside town of Cascais.
Starting time
08:30
Meeting point
Your hotel/accommodation in Lisbon
Duration
8 hours
Guide language
English

The highlights

  • A wonderful day full of nature, historical sites, beaches & sea
  • Under the guidance of an expert local English guide and driver
  • Visit the medieval town of Sintra, a unique place
  • Enjoy beautiful views and impressive nature
  • Experience the fantastic panorama at Cabo da Roca
  • See the surfing paradise of Guincho, a popular beach
  • Visit the seaside resort of Cascais, a beautiful town on the coast

What you'll experience

Are you visiting Lisbon for longer than a day? Then you should not miss the opportunity to explore the beautiful region around Lisbon. With this relaxing day trip you will discover some of the highlights of the region: Sintra, Cabo da Roca and Cascais!

In the morning you will be picked up at the hotel/accommodation, from where you will be travelling in a minivan to the first stop of the day: Sintra. This beautiful town lies at the foot of the mountain range of the same name. It won't come as a surprise that the region has been recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The mountains, the natural wealth and the many historic sites make this a diverse and unique area. Here you have plenty of time to walk through the medieval Sintra yourself and find a nice place to have lunch. The guide will be happy to give you tips for good restaurants, cafes and local specialty shops.

During the whole day you'll be accompanied by an experienced local English speaking guide and driver. The guide will share interesting stories and fun facts at the many stops. You'll really get to know the places you visit and you get a good impression of the history and culture of Portugal and this specific region. The modern minivan is comfortable and will easily transport you to the different locations.

In the afternoon you will stop at one of the most symbolic places in Portugal: Cabo da Roca. The route to Cabo da Roca alone is fantastic and offers beautiful views of the rugged coast and beautiful nature. Be sure to bring your camera with you, because the panorama at Cabo da Roca is phenomenal. This is a place that you will never forget.

After leaving Cabo da Roca you will stop at the famous surf beach Guincho. The last stop is in the seaside resort of Cascais, where the Portuguese royal family used to spend their summer holidays. This picturesque town has a lot to offer and there are plenty of nice local shops to try and buy some local specialties. After the visit to Cascais, you will leave for Lisbon, but not without taking in the beautiful view of the village of Estoril, famous for its stories about spies in the Second World War. This day trip offers you a day full of beautiful pictures, everlasting memories and a fantastic impression of what the region has to offer!

Note: Please contact us for the options for groups of 9+ persons.

Included

  • Experienced English-speaking guide
  • Transportation in a comfortable minivan
  • Pick up and drop off from your hotel/accommodation in Lisbon
  • Access to Palácio da Pena or a different monument in Sintra of your choice

Excluded

  • Lunch (bring your own lunch or use the tips of the guide)
  • Entry tickets for places you might want to visit in Sintra (bring some cash)
Day Trip Sintra, Cabo da Roca & Cascais
Day Trip Sintra, Cabo da Roca & Cascais
Day Trip Sintra, Cabo da Roca & Cascais
Day Trip Sintra, Cabo da Roca & Cascais
Day Trip Sintra, Cabo da Roca & Cascais
Day Trip Sintra, Cabo da Roca & Cascais

Reviews

9.6
Fantastic

Based on 5 reviews

Our guide was exceptional in his knowledge of Sintra, Cabo da Roca and Cascais. And we enjoyed spending the day talking with him about life in Portugal and the US. We highly recommend Daniel Serra as a guide and driver for you.
10.0
Matthew has shown us in a pleasant, informal way the Lisbon environment. I've had a wonderful day.
Matthew heeft ons op een prettige, informele manier deze de omgeving van Lissabon laten zien. Heerlijke dag gehad.
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8.0
Mathew, the guide, has completely fulfilled our wishes. We had a very nice day.
Mathew, de gids, is helemaal tegemoet gekomen aan onze wensen. We hebben een hele fijn dag beleefd.
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10.0
The day trip was very relaxed. The rides in the minivan to the different places were very comfortable, the guide told a lot of background information. We had plenty of free time to have lunch, walk around and get a breath of fresh air on the beach of Cascais. The spots themselves were really nice to see, the view was really beautiful and perfect for taking pictures. All in all, highly recommended!
De dagtrip was heel relaxed. De ritjes in de minivan naar de verschillende plekken was heel comfortabel, de gids vertelde veel achtergrondinformatie. We kregen genoeg vrije tijd om te lunchen, rond te lopen, uit te waaien op het strand van Cascais. De plekjes zelf waren echt heel mooi om te zien, het uitzicht was echt prachtig en perfect om foto's te maken. Al met al, een echte aanrader!
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10.0
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Lisboa Autêntica

Lisboa Autêntica specializes in organizing cultural and creative tours of Lisbon and fun day trips from Lisbon. Each tour has been carefully selected to provide a meaningful and personal experience of authentic Lisbon and Portugal. No clichés and stereotypes, but real local experiences.

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