Discover the hills of the Serra de Sintra and explore the magnificent city of Lisbon on foot
It is said that ‘you can only discover Lisbon by getting lost in its calcadas (paved streets), its travessas (cross paths) and escadhinas (staircases)’. This fantastic short break not only explores this multifaceted city with your own personal guide, but also the Serra de Sintra, the playground to the wealthy during the Age of Discovery. The regions strong geographic location has given rise to a city with a fascinating history just waiting to be discovered, and there is no better way to discover it than on foot. Accompanied by the sweet smell of pastel da nata’s, the sound of fado music and the crashing waves of the coast, while the cool breeze of the Atlantic wisps through your hair- you are sure to fall in love with this region of Portugal.On this holiday you will spend two nights in both Lisbon and Sintra allowing you plenty of time to absorb the local culture and sample the regions cuisine. Your walks will take you to the most western point of Europe, Cabo da Roca, through forests and over rolling hills to unveil spectacular palaces, plus you will explore the historic streets of Lisbon accompanied by your own tour guide.