Our route begins with a visit of a palace of the 18th century Queluz – the official residence for guests of the Portuguese Republic. Then we follow to Mafra to visit the largest palace ever built in Portugal by the order of of His Majesty the King D. João V. The giant palace-monastery of total área of 40 000 sq.m. was built by 1750 and it has 880 halls and rooms, 2500 windows, 5200 doorways, 154 staircases, 29 courtyards. The palace is surrounded by a natural park with a 20 km perimeter (Tapada de Mafra).
The most delicious seafood, soups, fresh fish – it’s about restaurants of fishermen town of Ericeira. The town is known as a surf and nature reserve; high waves, endless golden beaches, infrastructure, everything is prepared here for fans of that kind of sport. Enjoy a sunny day with a cup of coffee under the rythm of waves crashing against the shore …
And now we go to Sintra! The brightest period in the history of Sintra was the XIX century when Sintra became the center of Romanticism. Pena National Palace (Palácio da Pena), Monserrate Palace (Palácio de-Montserrat), Quinta da Regaleira, and Quinta do Relozhiu and other architectural monuments are excellent examples of the Romantic era and give this town a touch of mysterious magic.
Tour: Guided tour on comfortable car; recommended time 7-8 hours * min. 2 pers., entrance fees are not included