Private Getaway in Sintra - Cabo da Roca - Cascais

Private Getaway in Sintra - Cabo da Roca - Cascais

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Park and National Palace of Pena, Estrada da Pena, Sintra 2710-609 Portugal

One of the most well-known attractions in Sintra and perhaps in Portugal. Sitting at the top of the Sintra Hills, it's privileged location represents the monarchy at it's high in Portugal. A magnificient and exuberant Palace stands in the middle of a 33 hectares (82 acres) natural park, considered by UNESCO a World Heritage Site.
Visiting inside is optional but recommended.
The visit does not include the guide on the inside of the monument.

Tickets are NOT included!

There are 2 different tickets available:
1. Ticket for the Park
2. Ticket for the Park + Palace + Terraces
If the clients wish to opt for the 2nd option then it is recommended to purchase the tickets ahead of time via the official website

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Castelo dos Mouros, Estrada da Pena Parque de Monserrate, Sintra 2710-609 Portugal

Built by the Moors in the 8th and 9th centuries, it was an important strategic point during the Reconquista, and was taken by Christian forces after the fall of Lisbon in 1147. Considered to the the "crown" of Sintra.
We will stop at certain viewpoints where you'll be able to see the Castle.

Pass By: Sintra National Palace, Largo Rainha Dona Amelia, Sintra 2710-616 Portugal

Standing in the historical heart of Sintra, this is the best-preserved medieval royal residence in Portugal, being inhabited more or less continuously from at least the early 15th century to the late 19th century.

Stop At: Quinta da Regaleira, Rua Barbosa do Bocage, Sintra 2710-567 Portugal

The second most well-known attraction in Sintra. Incredible property with a mix and mash of different architectural styles and some deep stories involving secret societies, templars and millionars. Home to the most photographed place in Sintra, the Initiation Well.
Visiting is optional, but recommended.
The visit does not include the guide on the inside of the monument.

Tickets are NOT included!

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Seteais, 2710-405 Sintra, Portugal

The Seteais Palace is a neoclassical palace operating nowadays as a luxury hotel known as the Tivoli Palácio de Seteais Hotel. It's gardens rival those of famous french palaces and the view from behind it's iconic arch is a must-see.

Stop At: Estrada Cabo da Roca, Colares 2705-001 Portugal

This place is the western-most point in Continental Europe. The views of the rugged landscape, dominated by cliffs and low vegetation are definitely worth of your attention. Behold the place "Where the earth ends and the sea begins".

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Guincho Beach, Parque Natural Sintra-Cascais, Cascais Portugal

Experience the panoramic views that you get of the end of the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, a meeting point between the epic sand dunes and the ocean.

Pass By: Cascais, Cascais, Lisbon District, Central Portugal

This once humble fisherman's town is today a popular seaside resort for those who can afford it. Ranked as one of the wealthiest municipalities in Portugal and the Iberian Peninsula. Experience the place commonly refered as the Portuguese Riviera.

What's included

  • Private transportation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local Tour Guide and Driver
  • Skipping the long lines to purchase tickets (in Regaleira)
  • Pick-up and Drop-off at accommodation/meeting point (in Sintra or Cascais)

What's not included

  • Tickets and entrance fees
  • Lunch, Snacks or Drinks
  • Gratuities/tips
  • Guided visit inside of the monuments
  • Entry/Admission - Park and National Palace of Pena
  • Entry/Admission - Quinta da Regaleira

Provider Photos

  • Great couple, great stories to tell.

  • Who isn't happy after a hearty meal? It's just the Portuguese Way.

  • A nice view of the Sintra National Palace.

  • A Beach in Cascais, usually crowded during the Summer.

  • The road to the western-most point in Continental Europe, in Cabo da Roca.

  • Praia das Maçãs at Sunset.

  • The natural landscape near Cabo da Roca.

  • If after a full day your group is as happy as mine, then you're doing a good job!

  • Secluded place near Cabo da Roca with this awesome group.

  • Who isn't happy drinking wine?!

Reviews

User Reviews

  • arun_baheti
    Nunu was amazing. We had bad weather so had to make some changes, but he customized the tour for us. We also loved his perspective on history of the area and Portugal; he wasn't just reading from a history book, he had opinions and thoughts which were very interesting and helpful to learn.
    2022-11-25
  • HarmitBath
    Nuno was an attentive, entertaining and informative guide. He clearly enjoys his job and made the tour very enjoyable.
    2022-10-13
  • Naty516
    Nuno was so knowledgeable and his love for his work is contagious. I loved all the information he provided along with videos and pictures so that we really learned the history of Sintra, Cabo da Roca, and Cascais. He even has tips and tricks on getting into these places at just the right time to avoid the HUNDREDS of tourists that are visiting at the same time. I will recommend to anyone going to Sintra.
    2022-10-11
  • Harmit_B
    Our guide , Nuno, was very personable, knowledge and a history buff. He shared many interesting facts about the places we visited and brought them to life with the aid of his IPad. He was flexible and personalized our itinerary.
    2022-10-10
  • Sandra_R
    Nuno provided a great tour. He was a wealth of information on the history of Portugal, the culture, and even had recommendations for other things to do and see. We felt safe driving with him and he was very polite, well spoken and gracious. The tour timing was perfect to get a good overview of each place visited.
    2022-10-01
  • LeahDD4
    We had a wonderful time with Nuno, he provided us with a fabulous tour and shared plenty of interesting information and stops along the way. I highly recommend this tour!
    2022-09-30
  • Chau L
    Nuno, our guide, not only show us the well known sights, but he also provided historical context and colorful explanations of the culture and people of Portugal. Nuno is great conversationalist. His English is perfect. We enjoyed learning from him.
    2022-09-23
  • Vacation16939956333
    Excellent tour, Nuno was absolutely fantastic. He made the tour more enjoyable with his personality and knowledge. I highly recommend this tour, and I highly recommend Nuno, he will ensure you have a great time.
    2022-09-18
  • Toni_C
    Our tour guide was great! Very informative, super sweet and was a lot of fun!! His little car is the cutest!! Makes the experience even better.
    2022-09-14
  • Hawley_Lady
    Nuno was an excellent guide giving us lots of local information as well as more general information about Portugal covering food, history and anything and everything we wanted to talk about. The gardens at Pena Palace were beautiful although the signposting could be improved. We were also not allowed into the cafe as we hadn't purchased tickets for the palace but Nuno rectified this by taking us to a wonderful local bakery for pasties and coffee. A good tour with excellent guide.
    2022-09-10

    USD$83.37

    /person
    5.00

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    Duration5 to 6 hours

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