Estoril – Light and Relaxed
- Experience Estoril on this 7-night guided holiday in Portugal.
- Discover Portugal’s vibrant capital with an optional full-day excursion to Lisbon.
- Take a guided trip to the enchanting town of Sintra & see the former summer home of the Portuguese Royal family.
- Explore Arrabida Mountain Range and National Park & enjoy a wine tasting.
- Plenty of free time to relax at your beachside retreat.
- Smaller group sizes and the highest possible safety standards.
- Excursions carefully crafted to uncover wonderful places - less crowded and expertly guided.
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Your Guided Group Holiday to Estoril
Experience Estoril with a relaxing and sun filled holiday on the Portuguese Riviera. We’ll be staying in the lovely resort town of Estoril, which will allow easy access to some of Portugal’s top attractions. Let’s see how the Portuguese Royal family lived with a visit to their summer home in Queluz and discover the fairy-tale town of Sintra. There will also be an option to visit Lisbon, where our guide will show us the city’s highlights on a panoramic tour, including Belem Tower and the Church of the Monastery of Jeronimos. Plus there will be plenty of time to explore Lisbon at your own pace. Join us for the perfect combination of beach holiday, relaxation and culture on this guided group tour in Estoril.
Activity Level: Leisurely
Travel to Portugal
Transfer to Estoril
Upon arrival in Lisbon, you will be met by our local representative, who will assist you in the transfer to your hotel.
Free Time in Estoril
You will have today free time for relaxing and independent sightseeing in the area. Your guide will be happy to provide advice and suggestions for the best sights and activities.
Arrábida National Park & Wine Cellar Visit
Explore Arrabida Mountain Range and National Park and Enjoy Wine Tasting
Today we will drive through the Arrabida Mountain Range and National Park, situated south of Estoril with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. We will stop to visit a local wine producer, where, following a brief explanation of the company’s history and a walkthrough of the ancient cellars you can taste 2 of the wines produced locally. Join us as we drive through Setubal an important port and trade city, before returning to Estoril.
At Leisure or Optional Excursion to Lisbon
Explore Estoril at Your Own Pace
Today, take in some sightseeing and shopping in Estoril or Cascais and enjoy the scenic surroundings at your own pace.
Optional Guided Excursion to Lisbon
Today we will explore the capital city of Lisbon. Our expert local guide will take us on a panoramic tour of the city’s highlights, driving by the most important squares, avenues and quarters to be able to understand the history of the city. We will visit Belém district where there are several monuments connected with the period of the Portuguese discoveries such as the 16th-century fortress, Tour of Belem and the Church of the Monastery of Jeronimos, both classified as World Heritage, and nearby the Monument of the Discoveries (some highlights viewed from the outside with photo stops only). We shall also pass by the most important avenue of Lisbon- Avenida da Liberdade, the Marques de Pombal square, Baixa the city centre built after the earthquake of 1755 with its beautiful Rossio and Commerce squares. We will stop in the city centre where you shall have the opportunity to lunch (this will be at your own expense), explore the city on your own or even shop. (From €55/£49 per person. This excursion is subject to minimum numbers.)
Cape of Roca, Queluz, Sintra & Cascais
Guided Excursion to Cape of Roca, National Palace of Queluz, Sintra & Cascais
Our journey begins with Cape of Roca, the westernmost point of mainland Europe, “where the land ends and the sea begins”. We will stop to take in the amazing views and you will have a chance to capture some wonderful photos. Onwards, we will travel to Queluz and visit the Royal National Palace, this used to be the summer home to the Portuguese Royal Family representing the extravagant life of the Portuguese royalty in the 18th century. The tour will continue to Sintra, a lovely old town where the royal family formally spent their summers. A UNESCO World Heritage site, this fairytale town is located in the hills of the Sintra Mountains and is dotted with stunning palaces. You will be able to discover at your own pace, the medieval narrow streets of this town, why not take a look around some of the handicraft shops? You will also have free time for lunch. Finally, this journey will end with a stop in Cascais town and for a small walk on the beach before returning to your hotel.
Two Days at Leisure
Go Sightseeing in Estoril or Cascais
Enjoy your final days in Estoril at your own pace. You can visit the nearby resort of Cascais, which was once a Royal retreat; today it is a lively town with grand mansions, beaches and a busy fishing harbour. Why not make a return visit to Lisbon for more exploration of the city at your own pace.
Today, you will transfer from your hotel to Lisbon Airport for your flight home
Know before you go
Will I be met at the airport?
You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.
Do I need a Visa?
Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each country's entry requirements
What if there is an emergency?
We have local representatives in all of our destinations who are available 24/7 as well as an emergency contact number for our offices in Ireland should you ever need it.