Three full days touring magical, picturesque Sintra and the fairy-tale Pena Palace.
Meet at Lisboa Story Centre on Praça do Comércio at 9:30am. The morning begins with a tour of the Lisboa Story, an interactive history of Portugal’s capital city. Afterwards a visit to the iconic Arco da Rua Augusta gives you a 360° panoramic view of the city.
Following lunch, you’ll board the famous Tram 28 for a panoramic journey through the historic districts of the Bairro Alto, Mouraria and Alfama followed by a visit to the Mosteiro de São Vicente de Fora (Church and Monastery of São Vicente de Fora).
Meet at Rossio Railway Station at 9:30am. Travel by train to visit the historic town of Sintra. The town is situated in the Parques de Sintra and classified as a Cultural Landscape by UNESCO. A short bus ride will take you to the magnificent Palácio da Pena (Pena Palace) and parkland. The palace was created in the 19th century by King Ferdinand II from the ruins of the Royal Monastery of Our Lady of Pena.
Meet at Praça do Comércio at 9:00am. Travel by tram to historic Belém from where many of the great Portuguese explorers embarked on their voyages of discovery. At Belém you’ll visit the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos (Jerónimos Monastery) followed by a walking tour around the Padrão dos Descobrimentos (Monument of the Discoveries) and Torre de Belém (Belém Tower).
No visit to Belém is complete without a visit to the delightful Pastéis de Belém, home to Portugal’s delicious egg custard tarts.
Following lunch, your afternoon can be spent exploring Belém further or join me for a visit to either the Palácio da Ajuda (Ajuda Palace) or the Museu Nacional dos Coches (National Coach Museum).
The maximum participants per tour will be limited to six. The cost is per person for three days.
1 Person = £895.00
2 People = £495.00 per person
3-4 People = £395.00 per person
5-6 People = £295.00 per person
Your flights or transport to and from Lisbon, airport transfers, accommodation in Lisbon, travel to Praça do Comércio (Day ONE), meals, refreshments and gratuities are not included.
Your tour guide, public transport costs* and entrance costs to all visitor attractions are included.
*A Lisboa Card will be given to each tour participant on Day ONE and is valid for three days. Each participant is responsible for their own Lisboa Card for the duration of their tour. If lost, the tour participant is responsible for replacing their own card.
Prices are valid from 1st September 2020 to 31st March 2021.
Tours are available from 1st April 2021, please contact me for further details.
Private, personally designed tours are also available, please contact me for further details.