Lisbon & Sintra Short Break

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5 Days & 4 Nights
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Lisbon & Sintra Short Break

  • Combine vibrant Lisbon and the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park on a short break
  • Explore the colourful monuments of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sintra
  • Discover the enchanting Capuchos Convent and beautiful hilltop chapel of Peninha
  • Walk the rugged coastline between Azoia and Cascais
  • Finish in the lovely seaside town of Cascais, and feast on some delicious seafood
Combine the captivating capital city of Portugal, Lisbon, with the beautiful coast, lush forests and hills of the Sintra Cascais Natural Park on this short walking break. The city of Lisbon, and its famous “seven hills” is bursting with cultural heritage and amazing dining experiences from the famed Time Out street food market to classy restaurants serving a multitude of fresh seafood dishes. Just a short hop on the train brings you to Sintra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site filled with tropical gardens and colourful palaces and monuments. Explore the lush green forest of the “Sintra Moon Hills” , enjoy views over golden sandy beaches and discover the impressive “cork convent” of Capuchos and the remote Peninha chapel. Finish in Cascais, a much-loved seaside town al fresco seafood restaurants, and tiny winding alleyways.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Lisbon Day 2 Transfer to Sintra, Sintra Palaces and Monuments Loop Walk 3.25 miles / 5.2 km Day 3 Transfer to Capuchos Convent, Walk to Azoia 6.8 miles / 11 km Day 4 Walk to Cascais 10 miles / 16 km Day 5 Onward Travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 13kg per person per day, meaning it’s one of our greenest trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 13kg is equivalent to 4 cheeseburgers.

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.

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