5. Lisbon: Half-Day Small Group Tour
Discover the beautiful city of Lisbon on the small-group tour that will show off the city's century-old history along with its thriving youthful vibe.
With your guide, first head to the the Belém District, where the Portuguese navigators set sail in search of the New World. There, visit Saint Jerome’s Monastery and the Tower of Belém, which are both classified as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and stop at the Monument of the Discoveries where you can see the World Map of the Discoveries.
Next visit Sintra, which leaves most visitors with a feeling of mystical enchantment. With its magical palaces, forests, Moorish castle, and city center, you'll feel like you're in a page from a fairytale.
Afterward, visit the National Pena Palace, a marvelous palace from the 19th century that is also one of the most important examples of Portuguese architecture from the Romantic period.
After lunch, drive through the natural wonders of Sintra Natural Park and pass by several impressive palaces until you stop at the Roca Cape cliffs, the westernmost point of Continental Europe. Enjoy a scenic drive along the Atlantic coast, stopping at Guincho Beach, a surfer’s paradise. Afterward, pass by Boca do Inferno.
Finally, enjoy a leisurely walk along the bay in the glamorous town of Cascais. Drive along the coast to Lisbon passing by Estoril and the casino.