Cultural Tours

Wandering through our region and getting to know its history, culture, architecture, traditions and gastronomy via our guided tours through places of special interest in our van or our convertible, feeling and living like a local.

On our cultural guided tours we’ll take you to get to know or revisit the points of significant natural or cultural interest in the Lisbon region, including some gems little-addressed by the normal tourist itineraries and only accessible by local guides. With brief stops to take a snap, have a picnic, grab a beer at sunset or, for those who know how, strum along on our guitar.

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From Ribeira d ‘Ilhas to Praia do Sul, passing through the most important points of interest in the historic centre of Ericeira.

Discover or rediscover the corners of this fishing village-cum-surf town via a tour that takes you to get to know some of its history, traditions and most beautiful landscapes.

It includes a trip on foot in the town centre where you can try typical pastries.

includes:
  • pick-up and drop-off of the accommmodation (Ericeira area)
  • ouriço cake and waters
  • insurance
informations:
  • minimum 2 persons per tour
  • approx. 2 hours lenght
  • in the event of adverse weather conditions, we reserve the right to cancel the tour

Preços Ericeira

:ericeira & mafra

This tour includes the entire Ericeira trip as well as a trip to Mafra through the old streets that connect the two most important towns of the county.

In Mafra, a break to enjoy a classic snack in “Jardim do Cerco” and the indispensable visit to the Palace/Convent, which is preparing its application for World Heritage status and was the inspiration for the Nobel Prize-winning José Saramago novel Baltasar and Blimunda. Along the way there are optional stops to visit ancient fortifications that make up the tower defence lines to protect against invasion by the Napoleonic forces, and the José Franco Museum with clay reproductions of typically rural professions.

includes:
  • pick-up and drop-off of the accommmodation (Ericeira area)
  • ouriço cake, waters and typical snack
  • insurance
informations:
  • minimum 2 persons per tour
  • approx. 4 hours lenght
  • does not include entrance tickets to the palace
  • in the event of adverse weather conditions, we reserve the right to cancel the tour

Preços Ericeira e Mafra

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Sintra is one of the best-preserved places in Portugal. There is something really special about Sintra: the mountains and its unique vegetation, the proximity to the sea, the palaces and castles, the romanticism and mysticism of its history and legends.

The Sintra Tour is a classic moment along the most beautiful roads in the country. As Sintra is a one-off where the sea meets the mountains and we offer two different ways of taking advantage of this geographical treasure, full of history.

:sintra tour I – town & mountains

On Sintra Tour I, we travel through the main points of interest in the historic town and Sintra’s mountain range. In one of our classic vehicles, we carry on travelling to the most romantic places in town, like the Pena road with a journey through the best viewpoints, to the Moorish Castle, to Pena Palace and we travel on foot along some streets in the historic town centre. There is also the chance to enjoy a classic snack, trying some of the gastronomic specialities on offer in Sintra and, of course, some other surprises that we’ll only reveal to those who choose to embark on this tour.

includes:
  • pick-up and drop-off of the accommmodation (Ericeira or Sintra areas)
  • sintra typical pastries, small snack and waters
  • insurance
informations:
  • minimum 2 persons per tour
  • approx. 4 hours lenght
  • does not include entrance tickets to the palaces
  • in the event of adverse weather conditions, we reserve the right to cancel the tour

Preços Sintra

:sintra tour II – mystical sintra, roca & cascais

Sintra has so much to see and feel that a half-day might not be enough. With a whole day, this tour allows you to get to know the lesser known places and secrets of “Moon Mountain”. This is an itinerary which explores the more mystical side of the town and mountains, classified 20 years ago as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. In the middle of this trip, there’s the opportunity to have lunch where we can share typically Portuguese flavours and ambience. In the afternoon, the tour heads off to the freshness of the mountains and the sea, like a stop at Cabo da Roca to enjoy the magnificence of the most westerly point in Europe. The day finishes with a visit to the town of Cascais and, who knows, maybe drink a cold beer or have an ice cream at sunset.

includes:
  • pick-up and drop-off of the accommmodation (Ericeira or Sintra areas)
  • sintra typical pastries, picnic lunch and waters
  • insurance
informations:
  • minimum 2 persons per tour
  • approx. 8 hours lenght
  • does not include entrance tickets to the palaces and lunch
  • in the event of adverse weather conditions, we reserve the right to cancel the tour

Preços Sintra II

:coast road –  ericeira to cascais

This tour takes in the whole route along the coast from Ericeira passing through the western-most point in Europe, Cabo da Roca, on a journey of unique beauty that crosses the Sintra coast. It ends with a stop by Cascais and Estoril, one of the oldest and most important bathing resorts in Portugal. It’s also one of the most cosmopolitan areas of Greater Lisbon and has an experience of its own. In the middle, there’s time for a snack where you can try some produce typical of the region.

includes:
  • pick-up and drop-off of the accommmodation (Ericeira or Sintra areas)
  • typical snack and waters
  • insurance
informations:
  • minimum 2 persons per tour
  • approx. 4 hours lenght
  • in the event of adverse weather conditions, we reserve the right to cancel the tour

Preços Cascais Coast Road

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Visiting Lisbon is feeling its movement, the light, the beauty of the river that frames the landscapes, the typical neighbourhoods, the seven hills, the characteristic pavements and all the activity of a big city.

We offer you a tour that encompasses the most important and beautiful places from the perspective of a native of Lisbon.

From Baixa to the castle, from Sta. Justa to Chiado, passing through Alfama and Belém, we will feel the pulsing of the Portuguese capital and get to know it’s traditions. We’ll start the day tasting the jewel in the crown of Portuguese pastries and for lunch we can suggest some restaurants where you can taste the most typical Portuguese dishes.

This is a journey full of tradition and culture in the “city of the seven hills”, crossing the main streets, walking in the old neighbourhoods, taking in its smells and the sound of Fado, visiting it’s monuments and, of course, the different views of the Tagus river.

includes:
  • pick-up and drop-off of the accommmodation (Ericeira, Sintra or Lisbon areas)
  • pastel de belém (best portuguese pastry), picnic lunch and waters
  • insurance
informations:
  • minimum 2 persons per tour
  • approx. 8 hours lenght
  • tour only available  at weekends
  • does not include entrance tickets to the palaces, public transports (tram) and lunch
  • in the event of adverse weather conditions, we reserve the right to cancel the tour

Preços Sintra II

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