Shore Excursion Details

Sintra & the Rocky Peaks of Pena

Lisbon, Portugal

Sintra & the Rocky Peaks of Pena


  • 7
    hrs Estimate Duration

Combine the beautiful village of Sintra and the mysterious Pena Palace and see important highlights of Lisbon on this full day tour. You'll drive through Sintra's national protected forest area along twisted and narrow roads to a mysterious world. Visit Pena Palace situated in Pena Park, a stretch of rambling woodland, with a scattering of lakes and foliage. The palace was constructed over the ruins of a convent built to celebrate the first sight of Vasco da Gama's returning fleet, chapel and cloister have been retained.

Pena National Palace offers a mix of styles and colors and from its viewpoints you'll have breathtaking views of the city below. Drive to the romantic village of Sintra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The tall conical chimneys of the National Palace and the fabulous Pena Palace, eerily impressive on its peak, are two unmistakable landmarks of this area. Enjoy free time for lunch on your own, explore the narrow cobblestone lanes of this quaint village and browse through the various shops.

Need to Know:

Note: Tour involves approximately 1/2 mile of walking at Pena Palace on inclines and cobblestones, staircases and narrow entrances. Sintra village involves walking on cobblestone streets. This tour is offered on Norwegian Epic October 18th 2015 sailing only.

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Excursion Type:

Scenic & City Tours
Historical Landmarks

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Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
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