The Charms of Lisbon and Sintra tour is highly requested by those who are on a short stay and want to visit the two most visited sites in Portugal. During the morning we will visit the village of Sintra (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and on the afternoon the most emblematic monuments of Lisbon, capital of Portugal.
Our tours are always private (just you and our guide/driver).
The tour highlights are just suggestions of places to visit. The tour itinerary will be designed according to your preferences and the tour length.
Our local guide will pick you up at your hotel, airport, cruise terminal or other meeting point.
Our guide/driver will drive you during your tour, sharing stories and curiosities about the places you’ll visit as well as its historic context. Since our guide is also the driver, and in order to provide you great tour, it’s possible that the guide won’t always join you on your visits to the inside of the monuments. Find out why.
A charming village, located in a Natural Park with castles and grand mansions used as summer houses for the Portuguese royalty. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage site and owing to its beauty is one of the most visited sites in Portugal.
While walking through the historical centre, you’ll find yourself surrounded by old houses that have been converted into small shops and bakeries, selling local products, regional pastries and handicrafts.
The Park is located on the western side of the municipality and it holds more than 200 species of vertebrates: 33 mammal species, more than 160 bird species, 12 amphibian species, 20 reptilian species and 9 sweet water fish species.
Considered the most western point of continental Europe, it’s located on a cliff with more than 140 meters of height offering you with amazing views.
It’s one of the most beautiful beach of the region of Lisbon and the place of a James Bond movie: ‘On her majesty’s Secret Service’.
Cascais is a former fishing village, which has been able to maintain its traditions over the centuries combining them with the aristocratic life.
Road along the Atlantic Ocean, with sand beaches and 17th century Forts.
Starting point for the Portuguese discoverers and where you can see the Belém Tower, the Monument to the Discoveries, visit the church of the Jerónimos Monastery and taste the famous ‘Pastéis de Belém’.
A summer palace constructed in the 19th Century by King consort Ferdinand II of Portugal. He turned a 16th Century monastery ruins into one of the most eclectic palaces in Europe by blending different types of Gothic, Egyptian, Moorish and Renaissance elements to it. Around the palace he created a park where he planted different exotic species of trees from all over the world. An astonishing fairytale palace located on one of the highest peaks of the Sintra mountain range.
One of the most surprising and mysterious of all Sintra’s monuments. A magical place located on the outskirts of the village. It was built in the first years of the 20th century, by Carvalho Monteiro a man with a vast culture and a great philanthropist.
The Moors Castle is a fortification built with granite blocks in the 10th century after the Muslim conquest of the Iberian Peninsula. The outer wall has a pathway from which you can admire a beautiful view to the village, the National Palace of Sintra, the Pena Palace, the natural park and the Atlantic Ocean.
A tourism highlight, with a divine landscape, especially when the sea is rough and where you can enjoy magnificent sunsets.
Praça do Comércio is one of the largest squares in Europe and the main entrance of the city of Lisbon. Currently, the square is used for cultural events, New Year’s Eve and music concerts. To get to the city center, you have to pass the Arch of Triumph and walk along the well-known Augusta street, where you can find several shops with handicrafts, restaurants and bakeries.
Considered one of the most traditional districts of Lisbon and the birthplace of Fado; a typical song of Lisbon, classified as world’s Intangible Heritage by UNESCO. Its known internationally, by the fado houses and festivities in honor of Saint Anthony, it is one of the most visited places in Lisbon.
Avenida da Liberdade is one of the main avenues of the city of Lisbon and it connects Restauradores Square with the Marquês de Pombal roundabout. It has 90 metros wide and 1100 meters long and wide sidewalks in Calçada Portuguesa, that consists of small flat pieces of stones arranged in a pattern or image, like a mosaic.
In the middle you’ll see a bronze statue of the Marquês de Pombal on the top, with a lion, a symbol of power, by his side. The Marquês is looking towards the city center, the area of Lisbon that was rebuilt under his direction after the 1755 Lisbon earthquake.
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Private day tour to discover the magnificent historic town of Sintra and its surroundings!
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