Sintra Cascais Loop
Sintra – Colares – Cabo da Roca – Praia da Ursa – Cascais
6h from Sintra to Cascais
Serra de Sintra. A real highlight of Lisbons surroundings are the historic area of Sintra and the breathtaking coast nearby. Serra the Sintra, the evergreen mountain between Sintra and Cascais. Aclass of it own! In the north and south it’s bordered by charming citys and beautiful beaches. In the west Cabo da Roca, the west-end of Europe, is waiting with impressive cliffs into the rough Atlantic.
This daytour makes a loop around the hill. From the historical town of Sintra we go down to extended Praia Grande bordered by the majestic rocks of Serra de Sintra. After a climb to the top of the rocks and a lunch break with breathtaking views around Cabo da Roca, a longer downhill leads to Praia Guincho, the famous sufer-spot.
From there a cycling lane along the ocean leads to the seaside city Cascais, which invites for a final loop and a recovery drink.
Ericeira Royal Stage
Sintra – Magoito – Foz do Lizandro – Mafra
7h from Sintra to Sintra
This ride combines the amazing rough coastline with the traditional agriculture of the interior. It’s an entiring daytour, but worth every effort!
On the way from Sintra to Ericeira one beautiful beach follows the next one. The view reaches from Cabo da Roca until Peniche. Ericeira is a lovely calm fisher village that invites to stay.
Leaving Ericeira to the interior we discover the variety of Portuguese agriculture. Wine, Olives, Figs, and all kind of seasonal fruits border the way to the famous Palacio Real and our finish in Mafra and catch the train back to Sintra and Lisbon.
Available as one or two days tour, with overnight stay in Ericeira.