Sintra Tour in four hours, its enough ?
If you are in staying in Lisbon and you have just a few free time to spend, and you are curious about Sintra, then Walkborder is the best choice…
VALUE OF THIS PRIVATE TOUR
|PLACE OF DEPARTURE||Hotel / Apartment, Lisbon|
|TIME OF DEPARTURE||9:00 AM or 14:00 PM|
|RETURN TIME||13:00 or 18:00 PM|
Let´s visit and understand Sintra, the village where the Portuguese aristocracy had lived from the pass to our days, It is believed that the highly favorable climate, the proximity of the sea and the Tagus estuary have been determining factors for human presence in this lovely region since the Bronze Age.
Sintra was also owned by queens and the residence of kings and the court. During the command of D. Manuel I (1495-1521), even, it would have been much sought after by artists and humanists.
Different civilizations who passed through the Iberian Peninsula had left traces of their presence and influence in Sintra, Moors built there Castle, who was latter conquered by the first Portuguese King D. Afonso Henriques, other places to be visit in Sintra, like the romantic Pena Palace, the Masonic Regaleira, or why not to the Portuguese Versailles the Queluz Palace, the choice is yours.
The word Sintra, derives from the word cynthia, symbol of the moon in the Celtic mythology, definitely a magical place where the abounding in mysteries places and legends ends imposingly the ocean.
Visiting Cascais and Estoril, in a beautiful day, starting and ending in Lisbon, take all your doubts about our Sintra Tour with our reservations manager department
Queluz Palace - Sintra
Piriquita - Pastry
Following by visiting the monument previously chosen (if you opted not to choose a monument to visit in Sintra you will get extra free time to walk the town).
Cascais and Estoril
Next, we pass by Estoril, famous for its casino (largest gambling room in Europe) and the “nest” of spies during the 2nd world war, where Yan Fleming got his inspiration to write the first James Bond book, Casino Royale.
Driving back to Lisbon along road “Marginal” enjoying breathtaking ocean scenery.