Óbidos, Peniche, Mafra and Sintra

From Lisbon, uur 8h journey takes us north through the hilly landscape of the west coast until we reach Óbidos, Peniche, Mafra and Sintra for a short stop.

295 EUR / pers.

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295 EUR / pers.

Óbidos, Peniche, Mafra and Sintra

From Lisbon, uur 8h journey takes us north through the hilly landscape of the west coast until we reach Óbidos, Peniche, Mafra and Sintra for a short stop.

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the experience

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1 - 4 people

8 hours

Lisbon

Verified

1 - 4 people

8 hours

Lisbon

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Our journey takes us north through the hilly landscape of the west coast until we reach Óbidos. Visit to Obidos "Village of Queens", walking tour and free time. Free Cherry Liqueur tasting. Peniche rock formations at Cabo Carvoeiro. Visit the imposing Mafra convent. Mafra is the largest Baroque building in Portugal and larger than the Escorial, near Madrid, with 4700 windows and doors, a carillon with 114 bells. Remembrance of the golden age of Portugal, from the german architect Johann Friedrich Ludwig and built under King John V. Short break for you to taste in the numerous cafes opposite "Pastelarias" the old traditional convent sweets. Departure to Sintra. Sintra as hunting residence of Portuguese kings and today world cultural heritage by the UNESCO. *The Mafra Convent is partly closed on Tuesdays. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- We drive through the province of Extremadura to Óbidos, known as "Village of Queens". Entirely surrounded by walls and very well preserved. Here we start an extensive orientation tour. Here, the guests are invited to the famous cherry liqueur "Ginginha taste" too. Some free time. Óbidos is located near the magnificent coastal scenery of Peniche. Peniche is a small fishing town with about 30, 000 inhabitants, where the fishing industry is a very important activity. A lot of restaurants are specialized in fish and seafood. Strange rock formations at the "Cabo Carvoeiro" can be admired. Short photo stop. Along the way we enjoy this magnificent coastal scenery. Our journey takes us north through the hilly landscape of the west coast until we reach Mafra. Mafra Convent has inspired several Portuguese writers as our Nobel Prize for Literature (1998) José Saramago. Visit to the imposing Mafra Convent, largest baroque building in Portugal. Our last stop will be in the romantic village of Sintra. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- What's Extra: ●Entrance-fees to monuments. ●Meals of the clients.

Highlights

  • Óbidos, Mafra and Sintra
  • Peniche and Cabo Carvoeiro
  • Cherry liquour in Óbidos
  • Private educated driver/guide

About your insider guide

Experience type

What's included

  • ●Official Driver/guide and visits to the monuments
  • ●7-seater with air conditioning
  • ●Pick-up and drop-off of the clients.
  • ●Free Wi-Fi on board
  • ●1 bottle of water per person.
  • ●Meals of the driver/guide
  • ●Fuel, Toll and parking fees
  • ●All by law required insurances
  • ● 1 cherry liquour per person in Óbidos

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