SINTRA AND QUELUZ
Green-pass required, Culture & local gems, Less than 1 hour walking
Two towns so suggestive butdifferent, each with its own particular atmosphere: the almost fairytale enchantment of Sintra and the delightfulQueluz, with its palace in rococò style. GREEN PASS IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EXCURSION, PLEASE CARRY IT WITH YOU. IN CASE YOU DO NOT HAVE IT, YOU CAN OBTAIN IT ONBOARD.
- Queluz: National Palace
- From Lisbon we will head towards Queluz, famous for its lovely National Palace Rococò, today visited by tourists considered a valuable museum and still used for important receptions. The royal residence known as the 'Portuguese Versailles' is , a magnificent construction with elegant lounges and manicured gardens. We will visit the Queluz National Palace park and gardens that are inspired by the famous gardens of Le Nôtre.
- We proceed straight to Sintra, a town where Lord Byron used to stay in the early nineteenth century: the great poet named it 'magnificent Eden', both for the undisputed charm of the place and for its mild climate. : enjoy a guided walk to explore the village before the drive back to Lisbon.
- On the return to the pier enjoy a panoramic drive passing Liberty Avenue, Rossio considered the heart of Lisbon and the charming Praça do Comércio.
Good to know
- Places are limited, so please reserve early.