Estoril & The Lisbon Coast
- Stay 7 nights in the beautiful resorts of Estoril or Cascais, just 30 minutes from Lisbon by train.
- Enjoy a full-day excursion to Lisbon for a city tour that includes a guided visit to the Monument to the Discoveries
- Visit the fairy-tale town of Sintra in a guided trip to the summer home of the Portuguese Royal family.
- Explore the towns of Óbidos, Alcobaça & Nazaré on a full-day excursion with lunch included.
- Unwind with 3 free days to lounge at the beach or venture back to Lisbon for more time in the city.
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Your Guided Group Holiday to Estoril & Lisbon Coast
Join us for the perfect combination of beach holiday and city break on this guided group tour to the coastal towns outside of Lisbon. We’ll stay in the lovely resort towns of Cascais or Estoril, each located just half an hour away from the city. From there, we’ll embark on a guided day trip to Lisbon, where you’ll learn about Portugal’s remarkable maritime history at the Belem Tower and Monument to the Discoveries. There will be plenty of free time to discover the Portuguese capital at your own pace; go shopping, explore the colourful streets of Alfama or try the famous and tasty Pastel de nata! We’ll also enjoy excursions to the magical Sintra Castle; the medieval, cobblestone towns of Óbidos and Alcobaça; and the traditional fishing village of Nazaré. This leisurely tour also includes plenty of free time for you to enjoy beautiful Portuguese beaches or explore on your own.
Coach transfer to and from Belfast (Chichester Street) to Dublin Airport on selected dates Prior to November 2020. After 01 November 2020 we will no longer be providing this service.
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.
Half Day Guided Excursion to Sintra
Enjoy a half day guided excursion to Sintra, where you will enjoy a visit to the Sintra National Palace, a beautiful 16th century palace that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This is where the Portuguese Royal Family formerly spent their summers; the fairy tale town is located in the hills of the Sintra Mountains.
Lisbon City Tour
Enjoy a full day guided excursion to the capital city of Lisbon. Join us to explore the sights that represent Portugal’s remarkable historical power during the Age of Discovery, such as the Monument to the Discoveries, Belem Tower, Jerónimos Monastery (viewed from the outside), Rossio, Avenue of Liberdade and Marquês de Pombal square. Following the tour, you will have some free time for shopping and to further explore the city at your own pace, before returning to your hotel.
Free Time in Estoril
You will have today free for relaxing and independent sightseeing in the area. Your guide will be happy to provide advice and suggestions for the best sights and activities.
Explore Cascais at Your Own Pace
Enjoy a day at leisure today. 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. The day is yours so take advantage of the local train service; you could pay a return visit to Lisbon for more exploration of the city at your own leisure.
Óbidos, Alcobaça & Nazaré
Visit Óbidos, Alcobaça & Nazaré
Begin your day with a visit to the picturesque walled town of Óbidos, including a walking tour through cobblestone streets, overlooked by a 12th-century castle. You will have some free time here before departing to Alcobaça. Visit Alcobaca, which boasts a magnificent Cistercian monastery founded in the 12th century, also the fishing town and holiday resort of Nazaré. Nazaré is a charming town with whitewashed cottages, cobbled lanes and magnificent sea views. Lunch is included in Nazaré at a local restaurant.
Go Sightseeing in Estoril or Cascais
Today, take in some sightseeing and shopping in Estoril or Cascais and enjoy the scenic surroundings 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.