Sintrathe capitalof Romantism! A portuguese villagethat charms everyone with its mountain full ofpalaces, a castle andcountry estatessaw.Mandatary stop forthe traveler seekinga romanticand mysteriousenvironment,Sintrahasa lush andmysticallandscape. Sintraseducesthe traveler making it impossible to forget it!
The Village of Sintra bears marks of the Celtic era, the Roman empire, the Arab occupation and the golden age of the kings who chose Sintra as their destination for long seasons. Therefore, we invite you to embark on a trip to the past and come with us on a guided tour of the enchanted world of Sintra.
Start discovering Sintra by visiting the Pena National Palace. Located at the top of the Sintra mountains and the fruit of the dreams of a Royal artist, King Fernando II, the Park and the Pena Palace are the greatest exponent of Romanticism in XIXth century Portugal. Must stop for those visiting the romantic and mysterious Sintra Village. After visiting the Park and Pena Palace, composer Richard Strauss wrote: "Today is the happiest day of my life. It's the most beautiful thing I've seen. This is the true Klingsor Garden – and there, up on high, is the Holy Grail Castle."
From literature tomusic,Sintra inspiredartists around theworld.Eça deQueiroz, one of the greatest Portuguese writers (1845-1900), wasone of the figuresthat mostdescribed theromantic settingof Sintra"He always likedSintra very much! Lightening, darkgroves andtheRamalhãogave hima happymelancholy." from the book "The Cousin Bazilio", 1878
You too can feel the romantic spirit surrounding Sintra and join the travelers from all over the world who recognize it as a mysterious, magical and mystical place.
Pena Park seeks to resemble an impenetrable forest that is punctuated by a "crown": the Palace.
Stroll through the narrow, winding streets of the village and discover a variety of shops with typical regional products.
Before your return to Lisbon pay a visit to the famous Piriquita Tea House to taste the delicious "Travesseiros de Sintra".
Departure at 9:00 in front of Bessa Hotel Liberdade Visit the Park and National Palace of Pena Time for a coffee break at Piriquita pastry shop Visit the Village of Sintra
In front of Bessa Hotel Liberdade near Restauradores Square Arrive at the meeting point 5 minutes before the activity starts Your guide/driver will have a company identification badge
What to bring Good willingness to make new friends Comfortable shoes Comfortable clothes Photo camera
Ourtours aredesignedespecially forthe traveler whowants to get awayfrom the traditionaltoursand wants toexperience newrealities, original andunique experiences on every journey.OurTours providethe travelera visit made with time toenjoythe attractionsin a quiet way.
Price:55.00€per person / minimum 3 persons
Pickup Hour: 9:00
Meeting Point:In front of Bessa Hotel Liberdade near Restauradores Square
What's included Transport by air-conditioned vehicle with high comfort Driver/Guide WiFi on board Bottled water Liability insurance Personal Accident Insurance
What's not included Lunch Entrance tickets to monuments Any additional expenses not covered and agreed in advance
General Conditions Estrela d'Alva Tours is not responsible for excess or oversized baggage, because of a lack of notice, if it can not be transported in the reserved vehicle If it proves impossible in providing one or more services for reasons that are strange to Estrela d'Alva Tours, they will be replaced by equivalent services Estrela d’Alva Tours operates a non-smoking policy in its transportation services.