Meet your top local guide and English speaking driver at your Lisbon hotel for a full day excursion. Start the day by driving to Sintra. Known by the Romans as the Mountains of the Moon, the Serra da Sintra holds a delightful confection of palaces and monuments along with some splendid beaches. Visit the National Palace in Sintra Vila (the historic centre)(closed Wednesdays) which dates from the 14th century. Afterwards stroll through the streets of this charming town to see the shops. Next drive along the coast and have lunch at a nice seaside restaurant. (not included)
After lunch, drive to Estoril and Cascais, costal villages known for their luminous skies and the healing properties of their waters. In the early 1900s, Estoril and Cascais were among the most fashionable resorts in Europe and rivalled Cannes and Biarritz. Afterwards return to Lisbon. Entrance tickets included.