10. Lisboa: Tour privado Sintra, Cabo da Roca, Cascais, Estoril
Discover the Portuguese Riviera on a guided day trip from Lisbon. Visit the coastal town of Sintra, see the towering cliffs of Cabo da Roca, stop in the captivating village of Cascais, and admire the Estoril Casino building.
Start your private day trip with a convenient pickup from your accommodation in Lisbon and travel to Sintra. Nestled in a cooler climate and surrounded by pictures landscapes, this town became popular among royals and nobility, who built their palaces and summer residences here.
Stop at the Pena National Palace. The palace is located on the highest point of the Sintra mountains and is one of the 7 Wonders of Portugal. Witness the unique blend of Gothic, Renaissance, and Moorish architectural styles and marvel at the colorful terraces.
You'll also get to visit the Park of Pena Palace, home to over 2,000 species of plants and 500 tree species, most of which have been brought here from different countries around the world to create a unique landscape.
Then, head to Sintra National Palace in the historic town center to see the best-preserved medieval royal residence in Portugal. The palace was inhabited by the Portuguese monarchy and its court for nearly 8 centuries.
Next, discover the Park and Palace of Monserrate, a unique example of 19th-century eclecticism. Admire the striking building, an unusual blend of Gothic and Indian influences with Moorish touches.
Hop back into your car and make your way to your next stop, Cabo da Roca. See the westernmost point of the European continent and marvel at breathtaking views from the towering cliffs. From here, you'll head to Boca do Inferno, a unique rock formation on the edge of the ocean.
Your last stop for the day is Estoril, where you'll discover the famous Estoril Casino building and garden before heading back to Lisbon. Your return journey takes you along the coast, offering wonderful views from the car to end your tour.