✓ You'll depart from Lisbon on a bus and travel back in time to the fairytale sanctuary of Sintra. The 19th-century Pena Palace is a Romanticist castle that once served as the summer residence of the Portuguese Royal Family.
✓ Lisbon is a beautiful and charming city. And yet, a visit to this part of the world that doesn't take in Sintra and the Pena Park and Palace will leave you wanting. This daytrip from Lisbon gets you to beautiful Sintra, along the Portuguese Riviera.This UNESCO World Heritage Site is deservedly popular with tourists. Its center is full of pastel-hued buildings, its squares populated with whimsical fountains.
✓ And above it all, like a beacon, sits the Pena Palace.Nestled in a 200-hectare park, this brightly colored palace offers spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean, and Sintra below. With clear influences of Moorish architecture, and repainted to its original bold colors at the end of the 20th century, it's bursting with warmth and whimsy.
✓ At the end of your afternoon excursion, you'll head back to Lisbon full of , that uniquely Portuguese feeling of longing and nostalgia.