Lisbon Weekend Trip Travel Information
Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, is one of the top trending capitals of Europe with a flourishing artistic community. Wander through the streets of the stunning capital of Portugal and fall in love with it’s vibrant atmosphere and it’s old city’s pastel color building. Explore the neighborhood of Alfama, one of Lisbon’s oldest areas; visit the Castelo do São Jorge, Belem Tower, Jeronimos Monastery, and end the day by watching the sunset from a beautiful Portuguese lookout terrace.
Enrich your taste buds with authentic Portuguese gastronomy: Portuguese stew, frango a piri-piri, queijo da Serra, caldeirada de peixe, cataplanas, Belem cakes, the famous pastéis de nata or pasteles de Belem and much more! After the sun sets, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the vibrant nightlife that this lovely city has to offer.
Ever wish your life could be like a fairy tale? Well, wish no more! Sintra, the visual definition of Romanticism, is one of the most picturesque and exquisite villages you will ever lay eyes on. It will leave you breathless with its stunning castle and charming courtyards. Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the Pena Palace will have you dreaming about getting lost in its fairytale gardens for the rest of your days. This magical fantasyland is one you will want to visit again and again!
While exploring this quaint, little fishing village on the Portuguese coast, you may have the urge to conform to its tranquil lifestyle and become a full time surfer. Renown as a surfing paradise, Cascais’ friendly and laid back vibes will have you feeling right at home. Come bask on the beautiful, golden sand beaches of Conceicao and Guincho and admire the crystal clear waters of the Atlantic. Also, let’s not forget about the popular attraction of Boca do Inferno or Hell’s Mouth, a dramatic and interesting cliff formation close to the city of Cascais.
Note: The final itinerary will be sent 3 prior to the departure. This is not the final itinerary and is subject to changes.
Departure early in the morning to Lisbon and estimated arrival time around lunch time. Once we arrive at the hotel we will do the check-in and after lunch time we will have the opportunity to explore the city through the eyes of a local guide. The local guide will show us the highlights of the city and give us recommendations to have delicious Portuguese dinner. After dinner and the tour we will have free time to explore Bairro Alto neighborhood, famous for its vibrant and lively nightlife.
Saturday morning we will have free time to explore everything Lisbon has to offer such as its beautiful churches and monuments and historic buildings; it’s rich gastronomy culture by visiting the infinite number of restaurants and breakfast places along different neighborhoods; the astonishing landmark of Rua Augusta Arch and its scenic views to the ocean and a lot of more things!
Right after lunch we will depart to Sintra, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Tickets to Palacio Da Pena are included so we will spend the evening in the park doing a small hiking to enjoy the nature richness this place has to offer. Once we are on the top of the park and reach the Palacio da Pena we will be able to take beautiful pictures, buy a drink in its cafeteria and enjoy its breathtaking views. After the visit in Sintra we will go back to Lisbon and enjoy free time to explore the nightlife in this beautiful city. Coordinators will recommend places to eat and go out.
After the visit in Sintra we will go back to Lisbon and enjoy free time to explore the nightlife in this beautiful city. Coordinators will recommend places to eat and go out.
Sunday morning we will head to Cascais, a lovely coastal resort town. While in Cascais, we will visit Boca do Inferno or Hell’s Mouth, a dramatic and interesting cliff formation with beautiful views. Following the visit, we will offer the group restaurant recommendations and places to visit in the city. We will depart to Seville right after lunch and get to Seville in the late evening.
Note: The final itinerary will be sent 3 or 4 days prior to the departure. This is not the final itinerary and is subject to changes.
The trip INCLUDES:
- Transportation by private bus (Seville - Lisbon, Lisbon - Seville)
- Transportation by private bus (Sintra and Cascais).
- 2 nights in top rated apartment or hostel.
- Guided tour around the historic centre of Lisbon.
- Tickets to da Pena
- Onfleek tour guides and coordinators during the entire trip.
IT DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Food or drinks
- Other entries to monuments or palaces not listed in the previous section.