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Sintra and Cascais Private Tour

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Journey from the city to the coast to the mountains on this full-day private tour from Lisbon and sample the highlights of Portugal’s capital region. Kick off your adventure soaking up the dreamy landscapes of mountaintop Sintra and visit the fairy-tale Pena Palace. After exploring Sintra’s UNESCO-listed historic center, head to the coast to take in the views from Cape of Roca, the westernmost point of continental Europe, and visit the lively seaside resort of Cascais.
  • Travel the region with ease in air-conditioned vehicle and benefit from your professional guide’s insights as you move
  • Visit the UNESCO-listed Sintra, Pena Palace, Cascais Bay and more
  • Enjoy the personalised attention of your private guide, ready to answer questions and share knowledge
  • Save time with pickup and drop-off from your Lisbon hotel included in the price
What to Expect
Begin your day with pick-up from your Lisbon hotel by air-conditioned vehicle. As you head for the Sintra hills, admire the forest and listen as your private guide explains the region’s history. Arrive to Pena Palace and Park and select between a guided tour of the historic site’s exterior or interior (entrance fees not included). Next, head to Sintra Old Town to browse its shops or try some Portuguese delicacies (own expense). Then, visit the Cabo da Roca, the westernmost tip of Europe, and admire the cliff views of the Atlantic, before travelling to Cascais Bay on the Portuguese Riviera. Pause for lunch (own expense) and use your free time to stroll on the beach, take a swim or sample some local ice-cream. Finally, relax on the drive back to Lisbon and gaze at views of the Estoril coast. Conclude your trip with drop off back to your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time
8:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional guide + professional driver (if premium option selected)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • WiFi onboard
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Entrance ticket to Pena Palace (14€/person or 7,50€/person for just the architecture/outside)
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Park and National Palace of Pena
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Food and beverages not allowed on board
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed yesterday

Luis and Sandra provided us with one of the most enjoyable tours we have taken in a long time. As a tour guide, Sandra was extremely knowledgeable of Sintra's history and its castles. She provided such a vivid description of many details, making it almost...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank mslmn66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three friends and I took this tour on Saturday, April 13, 2019. We got less than the private full-day tour advertised. Besides the $114 CDN we each paid to Viator, our driver arranged for us to buy tickets to two palaces (Queluz and Pena), but...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank gingerOttawa
SandraPest, Diretor-Geral at No Map Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi gingerOttawa, Your REVIEW IS AT THE WRONG BUSINESS. We already filled a complain/dispute about it at Tripadvisor/Viator but, please, confirm the name of the tour company you booked your tour with (should be at your Viator voucher) and move it there. No Map Tours...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are a family of 3, with an 11 year old. We spent a wonderful day with Luis to tour Sintra and Cascais. Luis provided the perfect amount of detail about each of the sites. His restaurant recommendations were great. His calm and welcoming demeanor...More

Thank Angela M M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It took us more than thirty hours door to door to get to Lisbon from L.A. due to late flights, misconnections, and a jet engine that wouldn’t start. And to add insult to injury, our luggage didn’t arrive when we finally did. But bright and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank BaldBruce1945
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Sandra and Luiz were great tour guides. They are both friendly and provided just the right amount of history. We were happy to be first in line for the Pena Palace and got there right as the palace opened to beat the crowds. The palace...More

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Scott G
9 August 2019|
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Response from lovestotravelmel | Reviewed this property |
It depends on what you want. If you just want to stroll around, take pictures and not really learn about the area, you really don't need a guide just Google maps and research on the internet bout which places to go and where... More
4 April 2018|
Response from ilana s | Reviewed this property |
You should contact Sandra directly. She is very responsive via email at No Map Tours (search the website).
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