Lisbon: Sintra, Azenhas do Mar and Cascais Day Trip

4.9 / 5

47 reviews

Lisbon: Sintra, Azenhas do Mar and Cascais Day Trip

From $87.33 per person

Discover the capital of romanticism in Portugal on an 8-hour sightseeing tour of Sintra and Cascais from Lisbon. Go to continental Europe’s westernmost point, see the dunes of Guincho Beach, experience the mysteries of the Sintra Mountains, and more.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 8 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Pick-up from your hotel in Lisbon
Small group
Limited to 15 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • See the fairytale castles and palaces of Sintra
  • Go to continental Europe's westernmost point at Cabo da Roca
  • Explore the former royal retreat of Cascais
  • Watch the surfers at Guincho Beach
  • Marvel at the cliffs and golden sands of Azenhas do Mar
  • Follow in the footsteps of dinosaurs and kings!
Full description
Marvel at the Moorish castles and fairytales palaces of Sintra on a full-day sightseeing tour from Lisbon. Transfer by air-conditioned minivan to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, and explore the picturesque streets of the bohemian village at its heart. See the ornate Sintra National Palace, along with romantic fountains, churches, chapels, and shrines. Continue to the coastal village of Azenhas do Mar to wander among buildings with tiled façades. Enjoy some beach time at Praia da Maçãs, surrounded by imposing cliffs, golden sands, and clear waters. Discover the saltwater swimming pool loved by the local inhabitants, along with fans of recreational fishing, surfing, paragliding, and kite surfing. Watch the surfers surfing the waves at Praia Grande. Close by is the biggest oceanic saltwater pool in Europe, while on the opposite side there are traces of dinosaur footprints on the cliff. Next, go the most westerly point of continental Europe at Cabo da Roca. Enjoy a fantastic view of the beaches and sea from the cliff top. En route back to Lisbon, discover the unique dunes of Guincho Beach, famous as a sanctuary for surf, windsurf, and kitesurf lovers. Visit the charming town of Cascais, a former fishing village that became a favorite royal retreat. Stroll among the elegant boutiques, restaurants, and hotels.
Includes
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Private driver
  • Bottled water
  • Traditional pastries
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Guide
  • Gratuities (recommended)
Covid-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers must bring their own headphones
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form

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  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable clothes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 47 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.4/5
  • Transportation
    5.0/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Safety
    4.9/5
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This was a fabulous tour. It made a day of touring and seeing different sites. Our driver which I forgot his name , shared some information with us. We ( me and my husband) had the perfect amount of time in each location and all of his tips for where to go and what to do were excellent! It was the easiest way to see a few different places all in one day. Pena palace in Sintra and Cascais were fantastic.

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20 August 2019

Amazing experience

Our guide Ramiro was great. Even though we asked for visiting Quinta da Regaleira instead of Cascais, he was cool about changing of the plan and made us feel comfortable - he also gave us some tips and suggestions on how to view the sites well. Azenhas do Mar was just breathtakingly beautiful. Thank you for the wonderful experience.

7 May 2019

Great Combo choice!

We were always on time in a private van for just the 2 of us! Driver gave us several options regarding the main attractions in Sintra and offering suggestions and flexibility for us to pick what attracted us most. We also could go faster in things we did not have much interest, so we did not feel boxed in a ready to go program! We loved and recommend it!

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7 July 2017

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