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7 Days & 6 Nights
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Walking Sintra to Cascais

  • Walk from the wooded hills to the rugged coastline in the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park
  • Explore the colourful monuments of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sintra
  • Cabo da Roca lighthouse, the westernmost point of mainland Europe
  • Discover the atmospheric "moon hills" of Sintra and hilltop Peninha Chapel
  • Delicious fresh seafood as you finish in the lovely seaside town of Cascais
Walk through the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, from inland wooded trails to the rugged Atlantic coast, with views over golden sandy beaches before finishing at the seaside town of Cascais. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sintra, renowned for its exquisite palaces, castles, monasteries and lush tropical gardens. Easily accessible from nearby Lisbon, it is clear to see why it was a popular sanctuary for Portuguese nobility between the 15th and 19th centuries. Feast on fresh seafood and Colares wine along the way, whilst staying overnight in boutique hotels and charming quinta-style guesthouses, where you'll receive a warm Portuguese welcome.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Sintra Day 2 Sintra Palaces and Monuments Loop Walk 6 miles / 10 km Day 3 Transfer to Monserrate Palace, walk to Praia Grande 9 miles / 14.5 km Day 4 Walk to Azoia 9.8 miles / 15.6 km Day 5 Loop walk from Azoia 6 miles / 10 km Day 6 Walk to Cascais 10 miles / 16 km Day 7 Onward Travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 11kg per person per day, meaning it’s one of our greenest trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 11kg is equivalent to 2 Neapolitan margherita pizzas. Buon appetito!.

Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment.

Find out more information on how we've carbon counted our trips.

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WHY MACS?

Reasons to believe in Macs Adventure:
The Biggest Choice

The Biggest Choice

Self-guided walking & cycling is all we do - we have over 500 tried & tested trips.
Our Heritage

Around Since 2003

We’re still founder led & the world’s number one self-guided operator with mountains of experience.
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Plus, with a Feefo Platinum Service Award & British Travel Awards, you know you're in good hands.
Positive Impact

Positive Impact

We use independent suppliers to support communities along our routes, as well as work with organisations to help maintain & restore paths.
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