Shore Excursion Lisbon and Sintra

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SHORE EXCURSION LISBON and SINTRA

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Portugal is a charming country which hasn’t lost its old-fashioned features, and Lisbon is  a great place to explore the country’s historical past. The city is rich with monuments from different eras and our shore excursion will explore them all whilst still having time to enjoy the laid-back atmosphere.

Sintra (UNESCO World Heritage site in 1995) is a truly anthology of architectural pleasure on the Atlantic coast. Its historical attractions include buildings of the XII century, a Royal Palace and the Quinta da Regaleira with its famous and enigmatic sculpture.

lisbon sintra shore excursions

Price: €33 for |
Duration:  7 hours (Lisbon + Sintra) |
Level Activity: Low
Extra Fees: No extra fees
What’s eating: An absolutely must are pastéis de nata, Portuguese custard tarts.
Souvenir: Ceramics with traditional azulejos decoration.
Dress Code: Please note the dress code recommended to enter any church. No shorts, bare shoulders or miniskirts. This applies to both men and women. Comfortable walking shoes and sunscreen are recommended.

Shore Excursion Lisbon and Sintra: itinerary

The bus will leave port and head to Lisbon to begin our shore excursion. It will begin in the city’s oldest district Amongst these streets and alleys we’ll find the medieval Lisbon Cathedral. This is the oldest church in the city and after many modifications is a mix of architectural styles.

Next door is the Santo António Church, said to have been built on the birthplace of Saint Anthony. We’ll briefly enter inside to see the chapel and the treasures it holds.

The Lisbon shore excursion then continues towards Belem Tower, built as a lighthouse and fortress at the mouth of the Tagus river. We’ll admire this wonderful example of decorative Manueline architecture, built in the 16th century.

Then,  we’ll get back on our bus heading to the fairytale town on Sintra . The town is a UNESCO World heritage Site and boasts many 19th-century Romantic architectural monuments. We will sepnd here about 2 hours and will have  a panoramic walking tour among the castles, palaces and nature of this city and then we will have a little free time to have lunch.

Coming back to Lisbon we will head towards the heart of the city, Rossio Square. Situated in Baixa (the lower part of the city) it’s one of the most popular squares in Lisbon. Throughout the day locals under the 75 foot Column of Pedro IV.

Before coming back to the port, we’ll have time to see Commerce Square (Praça do Comércio to the locals) and Avenida de Libertade, two of the main crucial points of interest of the city.

*Shore excursions could be subject to variations due to external causes as Cruise Companies politics, weather conditions, duration of the stay of the ship in the port, legal demonstrations

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