Discover Beautiful Lisbon (Pre)
Available all year
Spend a night in Portugal's capital city Lisbon
Admire the picturesque town of Sintra, a UNESCO site
Tour ornate Monserrate Palace and its manicured gardens
Visit the cosmopolitan resort city Cascais and its beaches
Itinerary for your Pre-Programme:
Day 1: Lisbon
Spend the night at a hotel in Lisbon, including breakfast the next morning.
Day 2: Sintra, Monserrate Palace and Cascais
Today, you'll enjoy seeing and doing some of the best things in and around Lisbon. First, we'll visit the UNESCO-listed town of Sintra, with its fairy-tale 19th century architecture, pastel-coloured villas and castles. In a typical Portuguese restaurant, a nice lunch will be served to you.
A highlight is the parks and palace of Monserrate – a masterpiece of Romanticism with gardens full of ruins and exotic flowers.
Then we'll visit the golden beaches of Cascais on the Portuguese Riviera, before returning to the history-steeped streets and architecture of Lisbon.
Your expedition ship will be waiting for you in the port.
Please note we may visit these sights in a different order.
One night in a hotel in Lisbon with breakfast
Transfer from the hotel to the pier
A 7.5-hour English-guided excursion 'Sintra, Monserrate Palace and Cascais' with entrance fee to Monserrate Palace, headset equipment and lunch
Dinner, drinks and gratuities
Remarks and requirements
The tour starts one day before embarkation
Includes some walking on uneven pavements and cobblestone streets. This excursion is not suitable for wheelchair users.
Minimum number: 10
If the minimum number of participants is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel the Pre-Programme up to 6 weeks before departure.
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