Fairy Tale Ride
Sintra; Cabo da Roca; Guincho Beach; Cascais; Belém
Widely called the palaces tour, our Detour is so much more than only that.
Sintra is a village awarded with UNESCO World Heritage Official Cultural Landscape Site. Home of numerous palaces (most of them worth a visit inside) and in the 19th Century became the first centre of European Romantic architecture.
A magical area, worshipped since the beginning of human race with a fascinating history. Located on the mountains top, Sintra is a complete tourism destination, with natural and “all ages” historic attractions”
The Detour starts in Sintra, passing trough “Cabo da Roca”, the most western point of European continent. The cape´s Ocean View is 140 meters high, so it provides you with a stunning infinite ocean view.
You will also be detoured by Cascais. A mystical small fisherman village that grew over modern age, specially during WWII. Blessed with even more sunshine hours than Lisbon, it was chosen by the king has it´s summer beach residence. Cascais and Estoril area benefited with WWII and from Portuguese war neutrality and all this is explain while detouring the area.
During this Detour Beach break is available, so we can refresh ourselves in the marvellous all natural Guincho Beach, awarded one of seven best beaches in Portugal by the Portuguese people.
Get the best local Restaurant advice and also custard tarts offered by the end of the Detour
Bring your beach paraphernalia