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LISBON AND SINTRA TOUR
Lisbon, Pena Palace, Cabo da Roca, Cascais


PROGRAM

Major Sights: Jerónimos’ Monastery*, Tower of Belem, Monument to the Discoveries, Coach Museum*, Alfama e Rossio. In the afternoon: Pena Palace, Cabo da Roca**, Guincho, Cascais & Estoril

Both closed on Monday replaced by Palacio da Ajuda, ** Only from 1st March till 31st October

Sintra Palace A few hours to discover Lisbon, first of all we will cross the 25th April Bridge (if possible). On returning you get a fantastic view of Lisbon and its hills, and then we go on, to visit the Belém quarter.Where you will find the most beautiful and historical monuments from the 15th and 16th centuries. A brief stop at the Belém Tower- world heritage by UNESCO( Torre de Belém ), point of departure of some of the Portuguese maritime explorations, as on the Monument to the Discoveries ( Padrão dos Descobrimentos ) , built to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the “death “ of Prince Henry the Navigator. Then we visit the church of S. Jerome Monastery - world heritage by UNESCO ( Mosteiro dos Jerónimos) a masterpiece of the “Manueline” style and the Coach Museum ( Museu dos Coches ) with one of the most important collection of old carriages in the world, ( both closed on Mondays, replaced by the visit of Ajuda Palace or “Fundação Medeiros e Almeida”). Along the river we arrive at Alfama, an old and traditional district, where we have the opportunity to walk in its narrow streets, and visit a handicraft shop where we taste an aperitif of Port wine. We will pass by the downtown (Baixa) to admire the most important squares of Lisbon such as the monumental Trade Square ( Praça do Comércio ); Rossio Square, the heart of Lisbon and the symbolic Restauradores Square. Then we drive along the Liberdade Avenue the “boulevard” of Lisbon to finish at Pombal Square with the statue of the famous statesman from the 18th century.Free time for lunch.Visit one of the most beautiful regions of Portugal. We start from Lisbon towards Sintra where you have free time to enjoy one of the most beautiful villages of Portugal, with its royal palace, its craft shops and the most famous pastry shop "The Piriquita", where you will taste one of traditional pastry (queijada or travesseiro) and a soft drink. Then we departure towards Cabo da Roca (the most western point of Europe) and continue along the coast, passing the famous Guincho beach, reaching Cascais where highlights "Boca do Inferno" and the magnificent panorama of the Bay of Cascais and its coast. On return, pass through Estoril where stands the famous Casino do Estoril.

All year round
(except the 25th of Dec and 1st of Jan)

Daily

Full Day

Departure at 09:00 from the Terminal Praça Marquês de Pombal


2011 PRICES (Euros

01/01/11
31/12/11

Price per person without Lunch

81 Euros

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Jerónimos MonasteryJerónimos Monastery

Alfama
Alfama

Monument to the Discoveries
Monument to the Discoveries


St. George Castle
St. George Castle

Bridge over the River Tagus
Bridge over the River Tagus

Greenhouse Estufa Fria
Greenhouse Estufa Fria


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