Sintra is a picturesque Portuguese town that is set amidst the pine-covered hills of the Serra de Sintra. This slightly cooler climate enticed the nobility and elite of Portugal, who constructed exquisite palaces, extravagant residences and decorative gardens. For such a relatively small town there is a vast amount of historic monuments and interesting tourist attractions. Contained within Sintra there are more than 10 national monuments, which include ornate palaces, ancient ruins and decorative houses. These sights are spread across the hills of the region and for the active visitor, there are a series of challenging hiking trails.
On this tour you will be able to visit Queluz Palace, Vila Palace, Regaleira Palace, Sétiais Palace, Monserrát Palace & The famous Pena Palace.
Cascais is a delightful Portuguese fishing town that is situated on the western edge of the beautiful Lisbon coastline and is the region’s most popular holiday destination. Historically the town was a favourite with the Portuguese nobility, and today the town is an elegant blend of grand 19th-century architecture, traditional Portuguese charm and outstanding tourist facilities.
Cabo da Roca is a wild and rugged headland that marks the most westerly point of mainland Europe. The windswept cliffs of Cabo de Roca were believed to be the edge of the world up until the late 14th century and the spectacular, desolate scenery adds to the allure of the location. The raging Atlantic Ocean waves pound the base of the massive jagged cliffs while challenging hiking trails follow the coastal paths.
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