Detailed Itinerary

Day 01

12th July, 2019
  • Arrival at Lisbon and Transfer to Sentra

    Upon your arrival, you will be welcomed by a Rahhalah representative and transferred to Sintra (an about 40-min drive), where you will have the rest of the day free to explore the beautiful town at your own pace.

    Note: Only two group airport transfers will be arranged. Additional transfers can be arranged at extra cost.

    Overnight: Sintra Bliss house or similar.

Day 02

13th July, 2019
  • Hiking around the monuments of Sintra (B, picnic lunch)

    Today you will spend the day exploring Sintra, its monuments, and surrounded hills. The architectural and historical heritage of the city is such that is Cultural Landscape was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995. You will begin at the Moorish castle, and then you will visit the fabulous Pena Palace with its exuberant and exotic gardens that will undoubtedly make you feel like a queen.

    Hiking distance: 7Km; Elevation: + 450m; Hiking time: approx. 5 hr.

    Overnight: Sintra Bliss house or similar.

Day 03

14th July, 2019
  • Exploring Lisbon (B)

    After breakfast, you will head towards Lisbon: the magnificent capital of Portugal, and one of the trendiest cities of Europe, with an impressive mix of modern and historic elements. In the morning, you will visit its monuments, squares, the riverside and the best viewpoints in town. In the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to continue the exploration at your own pace, paying attention to the colors of the city, like the old yellow trams, listening to some fado, or tasting the traditional Portuguese cuisine.
    In the evening, you will return to Sintra.

    Overnight: Sintra Bliss house or similar

Day 04

15th July, 2019
  • A biking adventure from Sintra to Cascais (B, picnic lunch)

    After breakfast, you will ride your e-bikes and embark on an adventure in the lush landscape of the Natural Park of Sintra and Cascais, with stunning views on the ocean from the cliffs. Afterwards, you will head towards Roca Cape – the most western point of the European mainland – where you can take pictures by the old lighthouse that has been illuminating the coast since 1772. There, you will discover impressive beaches nestling between cliffs that have been artistically sculpted by Nature, and you will finish with a smooth, scenic ride along the coast towards Cascais: a lovely, seaside town.
    Later in the evening, you will head back to Sintra.

    Biking distance: 15 km; Elevation: + 200m.

    Overnight: Sintra Bliss house or similar.

Day 05

16th July, 2019
  • Beach time / shopping – Horse riding in Cascais (B)

    After breakfast, you will head towards Cascais where you will spend the morning strolling through its picturesque alleys, shopping, or enjoying the Guincho beach, basking under the sun, or taking a dive in the Atlantic Ocean.

    In the afternoon, you will meet the friendly horses of a nearby farm, and you will go on a horse-riding adventure in Cascais.

    Return to Sintra in the evening.

    Overnight: Sintra Bliss house or similar.

Day 06

17th July, 2019
  • Hiking on the Arrabida Mountain Range (B, L)

    The Mountain Range of Arrábida is located north from the River Sado, just one hour away south from Lisbon. It is a rich Natural Park with beaches and forest paths that you will explore by hiking. The day will end at the scenic Cape Espichel, at the unique ambience of which you can rest contemplating at the ocean and the horizon, taking pictures that will surely become some of your most precious memories of this trip.

    Hiking distance: 3 km; elevation: 200m.

    Overnight: Sintra Bliss house or similar.

Day 07

18th July, 2019
  • Sintra Hike and Monserrate Palace (B, picnic lunch)

    After breakfast, you will go for a short hike on the forest trails that lead to the impressive Monserrate Palace: a neo-gothic mansion and a brilliant example of the romantic period that left such an imprint on Sintra.

    In the afternoon, you will enjoy your last stroll around the historic center of the town, tasting the famous regional pastries.

    Overnight: Sintra Bliss house or similar.

Day 08

19th July, 2019
  • Departure from Lisbon (B)

    After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport in Lisbon for your departure flight.