Lisbon - Sintra - Cascais - Estoril - Lisbon (62 km)
After guests have been picked up in Lisbon in the morning, this tour will begin. We will leave in direction of the majestic and romantic Pena Palace. At the end of the morning we wil have free time to walk in the streets of the Village of Sintra to appreciate the several handicraft shops and tea-rooms to taste the delicious local sweets like the "queijadas" or the "travesseiros".Then we head to Colares, following until Cabo da Roca, the most western point in continental Europe, passing by the Beach of Guincho until to Boca do Inferno with a view of the landscape. Then we will arrive in Cascais where we will take a glimpse of the fishing port. Then we will return to Lisbon by Estoril Coast where we can have a panoramic view of the Casino and its gardens.
Sintra has the most historic buildings and equipped with the natural scenery that signifies the beauty of Portugal. It is approximately 18 miles from Lisbon to Sintra where is also known as the most enchanting city.
Cabo da Roca
Cabo da Roca is the westernmost point in all off Portugal, located in Sintra, one of the suburbs of Lisbon. Just offshore, one can see beautiful granite boulders that rise from the sea.
Construction of this palace, which sits on a hill above Sintra, Portugal, began during the Middle Ages, and the resulting Romanesque Revival castle is today considered one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal.
Costa de Estoril, PORTUGAL
Estoril is a town in the Municipality of Cascais, Portugal, on the Portuguese Riviera.It is famed as a luxury entertainment destination on the Portuguese Riviera, as home of the Casino Estoril.
The casino in Estoril, a suburb of Lisbon, is the largest in Europe. In World War II, it was a rumored meeting spot of spies, adventurers, and dispossessed royals, making it the inspiration for Ian Fleming's Casino Royale.
Cascais is a wealthy, coastal suburb of the city of Lisbon. There are many activities to do in the area, from beach sports like surfing and sailing to gold and tennis.
Boca do Inferno
The name of this seaside chasm off the coast of Cascais in English means "Hell's Mouth." It became a popular tourist attraction because of the way seawater gets sucked into the chasm and splashed against the rock walls.
Deluxe Hotel: Hotel in Libson
Lisboa - Obidos - Alcobaca - Nazare - Batalha - Fatima - Lisbon (278 km)
In the morning, we will head north to Obidos, a small village surrounded by medieval walls. Then we go on to Alcobaca to visit the Church of the Monastery. Then we will enjoy lunch at Nazare. In the afternoon we will visit the wonderful Church of Batalha Monastery with his beautiful stained-glass windows. Then we will arrive at the Sanctuary of our Lady of Fatima centre of Christian faith and world pilgrimage. We will visit the Basilica with the tombs of: Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta; the Apparition Chapel, heart of the shrine. If time permits we will also attend mass. After that, we will return to Lisbon for overnight.
A town and a municipality in the Oeste Subregion in Portugal. Obidos remains a well-preserved example of medieval architecture; its streets, squares, walls and its castle are a popular tourist destination.
A city and a municipality in Oeste Subregion, region Centro in Portugal. The city became notable after the first king decided to build a church to commemorate the Conquest of Santarem from the Moors in 1147. The church later evolved into the Monastery of Alcobaca.
This church and monastery were the first Gothic buildings in Portugal, founded in 1153. The main components of the complex are the royal tombs, the Chapel of St. Bernard, the royal Pantheon, the sacristy, and more.
It is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the Silver Coast/Costa de Prata, Portugal. It has long sandy beaches considered by some to be among the best beaches in Portugal.
A town and a municipality in Portugal. The municipality population in 2011 was 15,805, in an area of 103.42 square kilometres. Here you can find the Batalha Monastery.
Construction on this monastery began in 1386 and eventually wrapped up in 1517, spanning the reign of seven kings. It is a Dominican convent built in a Gothic style.
Fatima is a civil parish in the municipality of Ourem, in the Portuguese Santarem District.
Sanctuary of Fatima
The Sanctuary of Fatima is a large, open public facility dedicated to the Virgin Mary. The site features many buildings, including a minor basilica and two small chapels.
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Lisbon - Evora - Lisbon (240 km)
Today we will visit Evora by crossing the bridge over the river Tejo. In the narrow streets of the whitewashed town of Evora, we will walk along visiting some of the most important monuments: the Roman Temple, the Romanesque-gothic Cathedral, Saint Francis Church with the "Bones Chapel", and the University. At the market we see and feel the richness of product used to prepare one of the most elaborated and appreciated gastronomies of Portugal. Along the visit we also admire the diversity and authenticity of local handicraft with cork, ceramic and copper objects. Then we will have a lunch. In the afternoon we will continue to the famous Monte da Ravasqueira. At the end of the day, we will return to Lisbon. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations.
Evora is a city and a municipality in Portugal. Due to its well-preserved old town centre, still partially enclosed by medieval walls, and a large number of monuments dating from various historical periods, including a Roman Temple, Evora is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
University of Evora
The second oldest college in Portugal, Evora's university was established in 1559 and serves a student body of about 10,000. In 1973, it became a state-run public school, dropping its prior religious affiliation.
Cathedral of Evora
One of the oldest monuments in the Portuguese city of Evora, the local cathedral was first built between 1184 and 1204, right after the city was recaptured from Arab rule. Over the years, many additions were made.
This temple to the ancient Roman goddess Diana was built in the first century C.E. in homage to the emperor Augustus. It is located in the town's central square.