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Picturesque Sintra, Capo da Roca and Lisbon (Pre)


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10 travellers
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Explore royal resorts on a tour from Sintra, Monserrate Palace, and the beaches of Cascais to Lisbon.
  • Enjoy a stay in the picturesque town of Sintra, a UNESCO site

  • Visit Jerónimos Monastery in Belém and the Baixa district of Lisbon

  • Tour ornate Monserrate Palace and its manicured gardens

  • Visit Cabo da Roca and the cosmopolitan city of Cascais

Itinerary for your Pre-Program:

Day 1: Sintra

From the airport, your transfer will take you to a beautiful palace hotel in pretty Sintra. The rest of the day is yours to explore and relax.

Day 2: Monserrate Palace and Cascais

After breakfast, we’ll head to the parks and palace of Monserrate – a masterpiece of Romanticism with sublime gardens full of ruins and exotic flowers.

At Cabo da Roca, you’ll enjoy the feeling of standing at the westernmost point of continental Europe. From here, we’ll visit the bustling town of Cascais. Stroll along its golden beaches to get a true taste of the Portuguese Riviera. Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant before heading back to Sintra, where you’ll have free time in the evening to do as you wish.

Day 3: From Jerónimos Church to Lisbon

Today, you’ll enjoy some of the best things to do in Lisbon. Visit Jerónimos Monastery in Belém – a quarter steeped in history – and take time to admire its striking Manueline architecture.

Enjoy spectacular views over the city from Eduard VII Park. Then it’s on to Baixa, where you’ll walk along beautiful Augusta Street.

Your Pre-Program comes to an end as you board your expedition ship and get ready for the next stage of your adventure.

Please note that the order of sites we visit may vary.

Practical information


  • Transfer from the airport to the hotel

  • Two-night stay at a hotel in Sintra with breakfast

  • Transfer from the hotel to the pier

  • A 7.5-hour ‘Monserrate Palace, Cabo da Roca and Cascais’ guided excursion, including the entrance fee to Monserrate Palace and lunch

  • A transfer to the pier with a four-hour ‘Lisbon and Belém’ guided excursion

Not included

  • Gratuities and dinner

Remarks and requirements

  • The tour starts two days before embarkation.

  • It includes some walking on uneven sidewalks and cobblestone streets. This excursion is not suitable for wheelchair users.

  • Minimum number of participants: 10

  • If the minimum number of participants is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel the Pre-Program up to six weeks before departure.

Penguins perched on the ice of Cuverville Island, Antarctica. Credit: Espen Mills / HX Hurtigruten Expeditions

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