Sintra Lisboa - LISBON TAXI TOURS

Sintra Lisboa

Full Day (8 hours) From 210€

The National Palace is in the historical center, impressive monument, known for being the only royal palace of the country, of medieval origin, which remains intact. The splendid combination of styles - Moorish, Gothic and Manueline - as well as its richly ornamented rooms, Oriental tiles, delicate paintings, antique furniture and beautiful tapestries are well worth a visit to this palace. However, the most notorious features of this monument are the two tall conical chimneys - a true landmark in the misty air of Sintra.

Castelo dos Mouros, which dates back to the 8th-19th centuries and is a testimony of Portugal's past. Conquered by King D. Afonso Henriques in 1147 and restored by order of King Ferdinand II in 1839, this colossal military structure remained preserved over time.

The eccentric Palácio da Pena, one of the former libraries of the Sintra landscape, is considered one of the most original architectural masterpieces in Portugal. It reminiscent of a palace of fairy tales and displays a fusion of Gothic, Manueline, Moorish and Indian styles. It dates back to the 19th century and is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, containing a series of exotic turrets, bastions and pastel domes, windows with carefully crafted frames and glittering pinnacles. Built by King Ferdinand II and Queen Mary for the purpose of creating an idyllic retreat for royalty, this romantic palace houses Victorian-style rooms, trompe-d'oeils, royal furniture and beautifully manicured gardens.

The tour of Lisbon includes the area of ​​Belém with a visit to the Belém Pastry Factory. Pastel de Belém is one of the most famous Portuguese sweets, also known as cream cake. We follow our city tour to the Jeronimos Monastery. It is a Manueline style monastery, a monumental testimony to the richness of the Portuguese discoveries, where you can visit the Tomb of Vasco da Gama and Luis de Camões. Visit to the Tower of Belém and Padrão dos Descobrimentos is the next step of the tour. The Belem Tower was strategically built on the north bank of the Tagus river between 1514 and 1520, to defend the bar of Lisbon, is one of the jewels of the architecture of the reign of King Manuel I.
The pattern of the Discoveries was first erected in 1941 for the exhibition of the Portuguese world.

We visit the typical neighborhoods of Alfama, Chiado and Bairro Alto, as well as the viewpoints St Luzia, Nossa Senhora do Monte and Portas do Sol. Get to know Lisbon and its hills through the beautiful views provided by these belvederes.

We pass Avenida da Liberdade, the most beautiful of Lisbon to the Marquês de Pombal Square and up Eduardo VII Park is the largest park in the center of Lisbon. He was baptized in 1903 in honor of Edward VII, the monarch of the United Kingdom, who had visited Lisbon the previous year to reaffirm the bonds of friendship between the two countries.

Prices: 

1/2 PAX  = 210€ 

3/4 PAX = 240€

5/6 PAX = 290€

7/8 PAX = 360€
 

  • Districts Lisboa
  • Counties Sintra
  • Address Rua de Antuerpia, Nº 6
  • Postal Code 2605-896
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  • Website www.lisbontaxitours.com
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