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Lisbon Card: 24, 48, or 72-Hour Pass

1. Lisbon Card: 24, 48, or 72-Hour Pass

Unlock the city of Lisbon with the flexible Lisbon Card. Enjoy unlimited travel on city transport, and free admission to 51 museums, historic buildings, and more. Benefit from discounts at a vast range of attractions, vouchers for different shops, and a handy guide that explains how to use the card. After exchanging your GetYourGuide voucher for the magnetic card, the Lisbon Card immediately provides 24-hour, 48-hour, or 72-hour access to the public transport system. Eligible on the Carris metro, buses, trams, and cable railways, it also works on CP trains between Cais do Sodré and Cascais, and trains between Oriente, Rossio, and Sintra.   Enjoy free access to the Jerónimos Monastery, the Belem Tower, the National Tile Museum, the National Coach Museum, and others. Admire stunning palaces, including the Mafra National Palace and the Ajuda National Palace. Ride the famous Santa Justa Lift, and much more—all with one card.

Lisbon: Guided Day Tour of Sintra, Pena, Regaleira & Cascais

2. Lisbon: Guided Day Tour of Sintra, Pena, Regaleira & Cascais

Discover sintra’s beautiful landscape and architecture. Walk the narrow streets of Sintra in your free time and visit the emblematic Quinta da Regaleira with our fantastic tour guide. Its patrimonial importance has led UNESCO to declare it a World Heritage Site, so it is undoubtful a must site to visit due to their countless sculptures, gardens and fountains that you will discover there. You will also learn all the details of the famous Initiation Well, hidden in the northern part of the Quinta. It is a nine-story spiral well that symbolizes the nine circles of hell or paradise. In total, 27 meters that will make your hair stand on end. Take some free time to stroll through Sintra and purchase lunch if you're feeling hungry. Get recommendations on what to see, eat and buy in the area. Afterward, begin a guided tour of the main landmarks of Sintra, and hear about local secrets and stories. Arrive at the romantic Pena Palace in Sintra, which has a profusion of styles much in accordance with the exotic taste of Romanticism, such as Neo-Gothic, along with other Oriental styles such as Neo-Moorish and Indo-Gothic. Explore the ancient castle, which was one of the favorite residences of the royal family throughout the 19th century. Walk through the fairytale-style building and learn about its fascinating history. It is also listed among one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal. Visit the picturesque fishing village of Cascais, linked to the Portuguese royals who summered here. A walk around the promenade will allow you to relax and enjoy the beautiful beaches, mansions, museums and photogenic streets.

Lisbon: Pena Palace, Sintra, Cabo da Roca, & Cascais Daytrip

3. Lisbon: Pena Palace, Sintra, Cabo da Roca, & Cascais Daytrip

Benefit from a guided tour to Pena Palace, Sintra Historical Centre, Cabo da Roca and Cascais. Embark on an immersive journey that will uncover the Romantic enchantment of the Pena Palace and Sintra, the rugged beauty of Cabo da Roca and the charming seaside of Cascais. Meet your guide and driver at the Tugatrips Meeting Point (Parque Eduardo VII Viewpoint) where a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle awaits to transport you to your first destination. Depart from Lisbon while the first rays of dawn break over the city! Find the colorful Pena Palace hidden behind the tallest trees of Sintra! This unique masterpiece seems to make all the fairytales come true. Allow yourself to wander around the palace’s yards and gardens and take the chance to explore its lavish chambers. Next, head over to the center of Sintra and get 1.5-hour of free time to wander on your own. Take recommendations of the city’s must-see locations as well as the best restaurant options for delicious traditional Portuguese dining from your guide. Find Sintra’s local flavors where time slows, and every corner reveals a slice of the town's magnificent gastronomy. Immerse yourself in the town's romanticism as you explore its cobblestone and picturesque squares. You shall also have time to taste Sintra’s typical pastry, such as the Travesseiro and the Queijada, amongst others. Continue to Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point of Continental Europe and amaze yourself with the impressive views of the ocean crashing against the high rocky cliffs. Enjoy the harmony between the sound of the waves and the fresh breeze, where “earth ends, and the sea begins”. Allow yourself to be embraced by the Portuguese Riviera, while enjoying a short walking tour around the charming Cascais. Unveil this town’s unique gems, feel marveled with its amazing beaches and absorb the cascalense vibrant energy. After a short walk, take the chance to know your own adventurous self while discovering a little more of this place that was once called home by a humble fishermen community, but also the Portuguese Royal Family, with some free time! In a world where each corner holds a different facet of wonder, this journey becomes a chapter in your of exploration around Portugal. Finish this wonderful experience with amazing experiences etched in your mind and a camera roll filled with lifelong memories. Relax back on board your air-conditioned vehicle and admire more breathtaking views of the Portuguese coast, in Estoril, as you make your way back to Lisbon.

Lisbon: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

4. Lisbon: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

See all of Lisbon on an excursion that gives you the freedom to plan your own itinerary with this full-day hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour that covers four separate routes. With regular stops all along the way, you are in complete control. Hop on and off whenever and wherever, and visit as many sights, gardens, or shopping boulevards as you like. You can also take advantage of onboard audio guides in 16 languages. Belém Line (Red Line): Stop 1 - Marquês de Pombal Square Stop 2 - Restauradores Stop 3 – Príncipe Real Stop 4 – São Pedro Alcântara Belveder Stop 5 – Corpo Santo Stop 6 - Cais Sodré Stop 7 – Ancient Art Museum Stop 8 – Pilar 7 Stop 9 – Coach Museum Stop 10 – National Ajuda Palace Stop 11 – Jeronimos Monastery/CCB Stop 12 – Palácio do Governador Stop 13 – Belem Tower Stop 14 – Monument to Discoveries Stop 15 – Maat Stop 16 – Doclands Stop 17 – Basílica of Estrela Stop 18 - Amoreiras Stop 19 - El Corte Inglès Stop 20 - Eduard VII Park - Northside Stop 21 - Marquês of Pombal Square Oriente Line (Blue Line): Stop 1 - Marquês de Pombal Square Stop 2 - Duque Loulé Avenue Stop 3 - Saldanha/ José Fontana Stop 4 - Campo Pequeno Stop 5 - Oceanarium Stop 6 - Lisbon Casino Stop 7 - Vasco da Gama Shopping Center Stop 8 - Vasco da Gama Tower Stop 9 - Oriente Station Stop 10 - Tile Museum Stop 11 - Cruise Terminal Stop 12 - Santa Apolónia Station Stop 13 - Martim Moniz Stop 14 - Restauradores Stop 15 - Marquês de Pombal Square Castle Line (Green Line): Stop 1 - Praça Marquês de Pombal Stop 2 - Duque de Loulé Avenue Stop 3 - Martim Moniz (Mundial Hotel) Stop 4 - St. George Castle Stop 5 - Graça Belveder Stop 6 – National Pantheon Stop 7 - Martim Moniz/Praça da Figueira Stop 8 - Restauradores Stop 9 - Marquês de Pombal Square Cascais Line (Orange: Lisboa - Cascais): 1 - Marquês de Pombal 2 - Jerónimos 3 - Carcavelos (Rua do Gurué) 4 - Estoril (Tourism Office) 5 - Cascais (Hotel Baía) 6 - Guincho (Parque de Campismo Orbitur) *7 - Guincho (Rest. Porto Sta. Maria) *8 - Guincho (Forte dos Oitavos) *9 - Cascais (Boca do Inferno) 10 - Cascais (Casa das Histórias - Paula Rego) Cascais Line (Yellow: Cascais - Lisboa): 1 - Cascais (Casa das Histórias - Paula Rego) 2 - Cascais (Hotel Baía) 3 - Estoril (Tourism Office) 4 - Carcavelos (Rua do Gurué) 5 -Monument to Discoveries 6 - Marquês de Pombal

Lisbon: Regaleira, Sintra, Pena Palace, and Cascais Day Trip

5. Lisbon: Regaleira, Sintra, Pena Palace, and Cascais Day Trip

Discover Sintra’s beautiful architecture, admire the beauty of one of the highest hills of the region Walk the narrow streets of Sintra in your free time and visit with our fantastic tour guide Quinta da Regaleira. Arrive at the romantic Pena Palace in Sintra, which has a profusion of styles much in accordance with the exotic taste of Romanticism. Explore the ancient castle, which was one of the favorite residences of the royal family throughout the 19th century. Walk through the fairytale-style building and learn about its fascinating history. Take some free time to stroll through Sintra and purchase lunch if you're feeling hungry. Get recommendations on what to see and eat in the area. Afterward, begin a guided tour of the main landmarks of Sintra, and hear about local secrets and stories. Visit the picturesque village of Cascais, linked to the Portuguese royals who summered here. Stroll along beautiful beaches, mansions, museums and photogenic streets.

Lisbon: Sintra, Pena Palace, Cabo da Roca, & Cascais Tour

6. Lisbon: Sintra, Pena Palace, Cabo da Roca, & Cascais Tour

> Small groups of up to 8 people. The tour is in English. > Escape Lisbon and go on a full-day, guided journey to some of Portugal’s most popular locations - the iconic Pena Palace in Sintra, the inspiring cliffs of Cabo da Roca, and the glamorous seaside town of Cascais. > Your journey from Lisbon starts at the famous city of Sintra, whose Romanticist architecture, historic estates and villas, and numerous royal palaces and castles have made it a UNESCO World Heritage site. > Beginning the tour in the morning will improve the chances of avoiding long lines, and our guide starts the tour through the exotic gardens and finishes the first part on the impressive interiors of the Pena palace. Marvel at the palace’s fairy-tale-like appearance, beautiful facade, and extravagant interior. > Next, head over to the center of Sintra and get free time to wander on your own. Get recommendations of the city’s must-see locations as well as the best restaurant options for delicious traditional Portuguese, > Continue to Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point of continental Europe, and take in the impressive views of the ocean crashing against the high rocky cliffs. If weather permits, stop at Guincho Beach, whose strong winds and high swells have made it a popular surfing and kite destination. > Lastly, arrive in Cascais, an elegant seaside resort town on the Portuguese Riviera. Walk around the lovely city center and make sure to check out Cascais’ luxury marina, its charming fishing port, and a restored fort that houses many local craftsmen. > After your free exploration time in Cascais, relax back on board our air-conditioned vehicle, and admire more breathtaking views of the Portuguese coast as you make your way back to Lisbon. > Our team took special care to make this journey most memorable and this offer comes with a free souvenir Photo-Gift

From Lisbon: Sintra, Cabo da Roca and Cascais Full-Day Tour

7. From Lisbon: Sintra, Cabo da Roca and Cascais Full-Day Tour

Discover Sintra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site on this day tour. Admire the town via minivan, surrounded by a natural park, a medieval castle, palaces, and chalets. Walk along the medieval streets of Sintra and drive through the national park. Take in the rare fauna, the unique trees, the Moorish Castle, Monserrate Palace, and the several chalets along the road. Next, visit Pena Palace, one of the most impressive architectural expressions of 19th-century Romanticism in the world, and one of Portugal’s seven wonders. Continue on to the westernmost point of continental Europe at Roca Cape. Finally, travel along the Atlantic coast. Discover the natural seawater pools at Azenhas do Mar beach. Stop in Cascais, was once a holiday retreat for the royal family and the European aristocracy.

Lisbon: Sintra, Pena, Cabo da Roca Coast & Cascais Day Tour

8. Lisbon: Sintra, Pena, Cabo da Roca Coast & Cascais Day Tour

Embark on a captivating journey into the heart of enchantment with our Sintra and Cascais guided tour, where you'll witness the allure of Portugal's most mesmerizing destinations. Brace yourself for an extraordinary adventure that promises lasting memories. The first part of the tour takes you to the captivating town of Sintra, renowned for its immense historical significance and natural beauty. Instead of heading directly to the palace, you'll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the town's enchanting streets. As you wander through Sintra, you'll feel the echoes of a time long past, with its cobbled streets, ancient buildings, and local tales that resonate with history. Delight in the town's unique architecture, vibrant local markets, and the whispered legends of kings and queens that seem to linger in every corner. Next, you'll make your way to the majestic Park and National Palace of Pena, an enchanting hilltop retreat that seems like it's been plucked straight from a fairy tale. As you ascend towards the palace, you'll be greeted with breathtaking views of lush greenery and the surrounding countryside. The palace itself is a dazzling fusion of colors and architectural styles, showcasing an eclectic blend of Neo-Gothic, Neo-Renaissance, and Moorish influences. Take your time exploring the charming gardens, dotted with exotic plants and hidden grottoes as you uncover the romanticism that pervades every corner of this enchanting haven. Continuing your journey, you will drive through the incredible coastline of Cabo da Roca, the most western point in Europe. You will find incredible views of the ocean before arriving at the mesmerizing Guincho Beach. Let the forceful waves of the Atlantic and the gentle rustle of surrounding dunes envelop you in nature's embrace. This stunning sandy expanse is a testament to nature's raw beauty, where you can feel the cool ocean breeze, hear the roaring surf, and be awed by the sheer vastness of the coastline. Your journey then brings you to the charming coastal town of Cascais, a haven of elegance and relaxation. Wander through its picturesque streets, lined with quaint cafes, boutique shops, and beautiful architecture. Feel the vibrant energy of the town as you interact with friendly locals and immerse yourself in its laid-back atmosphere. The two hours spent in Cascais will give you ample time to soak in the coastal charm and perhaps enjoy some delicious seafood by the water's edge. While passing through Estoril, another coastal gem, there won't be a stop, but you'll catch glimpses of its cosmopolitan allure. As your adventure comes to a close, you'll carry the memories of Sintra's enchanting palaces, the exhilaration of standing at the edge of Europe, and the coastal charm of Cascais.

Sintra: Hop-on Hop-Off Bus Travel Pass

9. Sintra: Hop-on Hop-Off Bus Travel Pass

Get access to all the tourist lines and local bus routes in the towns of Sintra with a 24-hour travel pass. Enjoy comfortable rides on air-conditioned buses to visit all the main landmarks in the area at your own pace. Hop on and off as many times as you wish for 24 hours without paying extra. Once you have finished visiting a landmark, simply catch the next bus and enjoy a comfortable journey to the next location. Discover the mesmerizing landmarks of the UNESCO Cultural Landscape of Sintra, including the stunning Quinta da Regaleira, the Moorish Castle, and the famous Pena Palace. Visit: • Moorish Castle • Pena Palace • Sintra Town Palace • Quinta da Regaleira Palace • Monserrate Palace

From Lisbon: Pena Palace, Regaleira, Sintra & Cascais Tour

10. From Lisbon: Pena Palace, Regaleira, Sintra & Cascais Tour

Travel to the wonderfully preserved city of Sintra on this day trip from Lisbon. Have some free time to explore Pena Palace, see stunning views of the National Park and Moorish Castle, and stop at the viewpoint at Guincho Beach for panoramic views of Roca and Cascais. Be picked up from our meeting point or Hotel in Lisbon. Sit back and relax on the scenic drive through the countryside to Sintra. Take some time to explore the vibrantly colored hilltop castle of Pena Palace ,free time at Quinta da Regaleira and Sintra Old Town to admire one of the many views over the National Park and the ocean. Continue to Guincho Beach, where you can see the westernmost point of continental Europe, Roca. Snap some breathtaking shots of the impressive views of the ocean crashing against the high rocky cliffs and cross the sand dunes in front of the ocean. Arrive in Cascais, an elegant seaside resort town on the Portuguese Riviera. Stroll through the lovely city center and check out Cascais’ luxury marina, its charming fishing port, and a restored fort that houses many local craftsmen.

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Nayem is an exceptional guide. He drives smoothly and kept a very nice and friendly conversation while driving. He did not rush us during the trip and he was very accommodating. We are very happy with our experience today. Nayem made our experience a very pleasant one despite the rainy weather. We highly recommended Nayem to all future travelers!

It was like a travel to paradise gardens with amazing architecture and guided by intelligent, interesting and positive person Rubin, who provided structural and historical knowledge during a tour. I enjoyed 100% and highly recommend to attend with those places with this tour, guide, car and music :)

Ruben was a great guide who really brought the places we saw to life. He even played Portugese music for us in the car so our immersion could continue even between the sites. Would definitely recommend a tour in and around Sintra if you're staying in Lisbon for a few days.

Thank you very much for the exceptional experience . Our tour guide Nayem went over and above in terms of our expectations of the trip 🇵🇹

Ruben was an amazing guide, great experience and breathtaking locations.