Explore the amazing scenery, warm culture and rich history of Italy on this 11-day trip along the shores of the Mediterranean. Your Italian tour will start off in the gorgeous city of Venice, making your way to Florence, Assisi, the capital of Rome, the ancient city of Pompeii and finally, beautiful Capri. Complete with first class accommodation, transfers, guided tours and transportation, what better way to get to know this beautiful country inside out? Sightseeing Tours Included: Venice Florence Assisi Rome Pompeii Capri
Discover the beauty and splendor of Lisbon on a half day visit to its most emblematic monuments and historic quarters. In Belém, admire the Belém Tower and the Monument of the Discoveries; visit the Church of the Jerónimos Monastery - a UNESCO World Heritage site and the Coach Museum with its unique collection in the world of ceremonial and ride vehicles from the 16C to 19C. In Alfama, a neighborhood of streets and alleys decorated with the famous Portuguese pavement, taste the delicious Port wine in a local shop. Get to know the main squares of the city: Praça do Comércio, Rossio and Marquês de Pombal.
Once in Lisbon, travel to Sintra, the first "cultural landscape" to be inscribed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Visit the stunning Pena Palace (admission and guided visit), the most complete example of Romantic architecture in Portugal. In the historic center of Sintra, explore the narrow streets and take the chance to taste the famous queijadas and travesseiros. After lunch at Sintra (optional), stop at Cabo da Roca - the westernmost point of Continental Europe and travel along the Atlantic coast to Cascais, the Guincho Beach and Boca do Inferno. On the way back to Lisbon, enjoy panoramic views of the Casino Estoril, one of Europe’s biggest casinos , and its gardens.
On this half-day tour to Sintra, get to know one of the most famous attractions of the country, impressively placed on the top of the Sintra Mountain – the Pena Palace. On the guided tour inside the palace, learn fascinating facts about the history of Portugal and admire its different rooms richly decorated. In the historic center of Sintra, enjoy free time to explore the narrow streets full of regional stores. On the way back to Lisbon, discover Cascais and Estoril, traditionally fishing areas and currently known as the “Portuguese Riviera”.
In Sintra, a UNESCO World Heritage site, you will visit the National Palace – a former hunting residence of the Portuguese royal family. After free time to explore the picturesque streets of this ancient village, travel to Cabo da Roca*, the westernmost point of Continental Europe. From there, you will be heading to the cosmopolitan town of Cascais, where you get to know the Guincho beach and Boca do Inferno (Hell's Mouth). On the way back to Lisbon, enjoy a panoramic tour of Estoril, where you can admire the casino and its gardens.