Walking tour by Lisbon, Sintra and Arrábida Natural Parks

Walking tour by Lisbon, Sintra and Arrábida Natural Parks

Discover the beauty of Portugal's capital, Lisboa and the nearby magical sierras of Sintra and Arrábida, on foot. 

Duration
7 days
6 nights
Dates
Apr-Jun
Sunday to Saturday
Altimetry
250 › 650 m
Daily average
Distance
6 › 13 km
Daily average
Walker profile
Level
Walking / Hiking / Trail running
Tour type
Walk, hike or trail run
It's your choice!
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Location

Walking tour by Lisbon, Sintra and Arrábida Natural Parks map

Urban and Hilly stages: A mix of urban hiking in Lisbon ( the city of seven hills) and steeper sections in Sintra and Arrábida Sierras, in the midst of the natural parks.

Backroads and trails: Backroads, macadam trails, single tracks.

Landscape: From historical areas in Lisbon and Sintra ( UNESCO world heritage site) to magical sierras with vast woods, castles and palaces and vineyards. Ocean views and secluded beaches.

  • Highlights

    Beach Urban Big outdoors Charm Couple Cultural Family Mountain Range Premium Leisure trips Urban

    Join this one week walking tour in Lisbon and it's surroundings, fit for walkers, hikers or traill runners who want to discover both Lisbon’s seven hills and urban parks and complement their visit to Portugal’s capital by exploring the natural parks of Sintra and Arrábida, as well as the romantic architecture, vineyards, secluded beaches and oceanside trails that characterize these areas.Lisbon, is the starting point of tour adventure, where you'll join urban hike's to discover this romantic city by foot. You'll also get to hike the most scenic trails of the surrounding region, in the mystical Sintra Sierra, visiting the Pena Palace, Mourish castle, and romantic gardens of this UNESCO world heritage region and the untouched Arrábida, with it's stunning oceanic views, secluded beaches and amazing vineyards. 

    Dine and sleep in local charming hotels, once wineries or medieval castles, but now fully equipped hotels with their very own spas and amazing amenities to make you feel comfortable. 

    Challenge yourself in this walking tour in these natural parks, by hiking towards the viewpoints and get a privileged look at the world’s most beautiful coastlines. Choose everyday between shorter or longer hikes  and define your own goals and pace throughout your walking experience.

  • Day-to-day

    Day 1: Lisbon, Transfer to hotel

    Pick up at Lisbon Airport or hotel and transfer to your hotel downtown Lisbon. Tour briefing. The rest of the day is free to relax at your hotel or enjoy Lisbon’s city center.

    Hotel – Brown’s Boutique hotel or Pousada de Lisboa ( "premium" option)

    Day 2: Lisbon – urban hike ( 8 to 13 km)

    Breakfast at the hotel. Today you’ll discover downtown Lisbon, the “city of seven hills”, so prepare for a challenging hike on the urbanized, historical city center, as we are going up and down the city! We’ll discover the romantic Chiado and Rossio, the authentic streets of Alfama, stop for a “ginginha” in Mouraria, climb to São Jorge’s Castle, and stopping for lunch in one of the several viewpoints to overlook the Tagus river. We’ll be walking by Lisbon’s museums, trendy neighborhoods, medieval buildings, tasty restaurants, getting to know this ancient and beautiful city.

    Hotel – Brown’s Boutique hotel or Pousada de Lisboa ( "premium" option)

    Day 3: Lisbon – forested park/urban hike ( 07 to 12km) – Transfer to Sintra

    Breakfast at the hotel. At the scheduled time you’ll be transferred to Monsanto, Lisbon’s city park, where 900 acres of forested area await. Today we’ll be hiking by Monsanto’s trails for a privileged view over Lisbon’s Aqueduct, Tagus river and 25 de Abril bridge while hiking in this beautifully forested area. Leaving Monsanto, we’ll head down to the riverside, towards Belém, to visit Jerónimos monastery, Belém tower and taste the famous custard pies. Transfer to Sintra, to your next hotel.

    Hotel – Sintra Boutique Hotel or Palácio de Seteais ( "premium" option)

    Day 4: Sintra hike ( 09 to 17km)

    Breakfast at the hotel. Today we’ll walk by the Sintra Sierra, marked by a dense forest and great oceanic views, we’ll hike to the top of the mysterious “moon mountain”, starting from the romantic historical center towards the forested trails of, Capuchos, Pedra Amarela viewpoint and up to Peninha sanctuary, for a breathtaking view at the top of the Sierra. The afternoon is reserved for relaxing at your hotel or visiting the romantic gardens of Regaleira or Pena Palace, well preserved monuments of the romantic and mystical atmosphere that made Sintra a UNESCO world heritage site.

    Hotel – Sintra Boutique Hotel or Palácio de Seteais ( "premium" option)

    Day 5: Sintra/ West Coast hike ( 09 to 13km)

    Breakfast at the hotel. At the scheduled time you’ll be transferred to Cabo da Roca, Europe’s westernmost point, where we’ll start our hike by the secluded beaches of Sintra – we’ll hike by Praia da Adraga, Praia das Maçãs and other amazing beaches by the oceanside trails. Walking all the way to Azenhas do Mar, where we’ll stop for lunch and admire the beautiful views. After lunch, we’ll head over to Cascais, for a visit to this royal summer retreat, before heading over to Palmela, to the south of the Tagus river – tonight, we’ll be sleeping at a former castle.

     Hotel – Pousada de Palmela, with available upgrade to superior room ( "premium" option)

    Day 6: Arrábida hike ( 09 to 13km)

    Breakfast at the hotel. Start of your hike in Palmela, by the Arrábida Sierra’s natural park. Hiking this protected area reminds us of adriatic locations like Dalmatia, as we head towards the ocean. Going up and down the rocky trails of the Arrábida natural park, passing by the secluded former 16th century monastey before reaching the idilic bay of “Portinho da Arrábida”, where we’ll stop for lunch and for a dive in the ocean, while admiring Tróia’s Península. After lunch, a quick transfer will take us to Azeitão, where we can explore this quaint village’s historial Center and even visit a local vineyard and wine cellar. Transfer to your hotel in Palmela.

    Hotel – Pousada de Palmela, with available upgrade to superior room ( "premium" option)

    Day 7: Transfer to Lisbon – end of tour

    Breakfast at the hotel. At the scheduled time transfer to Lisbon airport

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  • Dates and Prices

    Dates Guided Premium more info
    2019-06-23 18902790
    Walking tour by Lisbon, Sintra and Arrábida Natural Parks

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    Prices:

    1890€ per person in the private "guided" tour (for a minimum of 2 guests);

    2790€ per person in the private "premium" tour (for groups of a minimum of four guests);

    High season supplement (1st May to 31st October) - 100€

    Single room supplement (mandatory for solo riders) - 500€ 
     
    Premium hotel upgrade supplement (for the "guided" version only) - 300€

     

    Included:

    - Transfer from the airport/hotel to the beginning of the tour;

    - Guide driving support van for the group, providing 24h support and transfers during tour, and walking with the group on loop hikes;

    - Second guide, providing all daily guided walking tours, always adapted to your pace and always at your side;*

    - 6 nights in charm 4 star hotels (upgrade to 5 star in premium option)*, in double/twin bedroom with breakfast included;

    - Daily picnic bag for all hiking / walking experiences;

    - Planning and reservation of meals ( dinners and lunches) during tour;

    - Entrance in museums, wineries, wine tastings, parks and other selected experiences;

    - Garmin GPS, walking gear, water bottle and other gear to use during tours;

    - Luggage transportation between hotels;

    - Personal accidents insurance during our tour;

    - Live Love Hike t-shirt, buff and other gear;

    - Wine tasting experience, entrance in all museums and parks; 

    * Only available in the "guided and supported" option;

     

    Not Included:

    - Meals, except when specified (optional);

    - Personal expenses

    - Flights;

    - Gratuities (optional);

     

    Add-ons:

    Extra night in Lisbon before or after this tour - on demand;

     

    Group discounts:

    / From 5 to 8 guests, 5% discount for guests;

    / From 9 to 12 guests, 7.5% discount for guests;

    / From 12 riders to 20 guests, 10% discount for guests;

     

    Other discounts:

    Children up to 10 years old - 35% discount;

    Children from 11 to 14 years old - 25% discount;

    Children from 15 to 17 years old - 20% discount;

    Private tours and dates

    If you have a group and want to make this a private tour, or want to schedule a different date than the ones listed above, we are available to customize this and other experiences to better suit your needs and availability. Please contact us at ricardo.costa@livelovehike.pt for more information.

    Additional information:

    All prices include VAT and may be subject to change. The information in this program is valid up to 31/12/2018, and may suffer from additional changes, due to the availability of the hotels and activities listed in the program. Does not dispense confirmaion of this information by Live Love Hike.

  • What's included?

    Guided Premium
    Duration 7 days/ 6 nights 7 days / 6 nights
    Tour Start Lisbon airport Lisbon airport
    Tour End Lisbon airport Lisbon airport
    Difficulty Intermediate to Expert Intermediate to Expert
    Daily Km 6 to 13km daily options 6 to 13km daily options
    Terrain type Mixed Mixed
    Tour type Walk, hike or trail run Walk, hike or trail run
    Altimetry 250m to 650m daily options 250m to 650m daily options
    Group size Minimum of 2 guests Minimum of 2 pax
    Availability All year long, according to availability All year long, according to availability
    Hotel type 4 start charm hotels, with breakfast included Upgrade to 5 star charm hotels or superior rooms, with breakfast included
    Acommodation Shared double/twin room Shared double/twin room
    Luggage transfer Included Included
    Passenger transfer Included Included
    Guidance type Guide driving support van for the group, providing 24h support and transfers during tour, and walking with the group on loop hikes; Guide driving support van for the group, providing 24h support and transfers during tour, and walking with the group on loop hikes;Additional second guide, accompanying all daily guided walking tours;
    Vehicle Support SAG wagon ( vehicle support) included; SAG wagon ( support vehicle) included;
    Nutrition and hydration Included, during the hikes Included during the hikes
    Included gear GPS, backpack, buff, t-shirt, walking sticks and other gear included GPS, backpack, buff, t-shirt, walking sticks and other gear included
    Meals breakfast and daily picnic bags for the hikes included breakfast and daily picnic bags for the hikes included;
    Other experiences Entrances in museums, palaces and parks; wine tasting experience
    Walking Insurance Included, during the hikes Included, during the hikes
    Children up to 10 y/old 35% 35%
    Children from 11 to 14 y/old 25% 25%
    Children from 15 to 17y/old 20% 20%
    Group discounts 5% to 10% discount, depending on group's size 5% to 10% discount, depending on group's size
    High-season supplement 100EUR 100EUR

Discover the beauty of Portugal's capital, Lisboa and the nearby magical sierras of Sintra and Arrábida, on foot. 

BeachUrbanBig outdoorsCharmCoupleCulturalFamilyMountain RangePremiumLeisure tripsUrban

Join this one week walking tour in Lisbon and it's surroundings, fit for walkers, hikers or traill runners who want to discover both Lisbon’s seven hills and urban parks and complement their visit to Portugal’s capital by exploring the natural parks of Sintra and Arrábida, as well as the romantic architecture, vineyards, secluded beaches and oceanside trails that characterize these areas.Lisbon, is the starting point of tour adventure, where you'll join urban hike's to discover this romantic city by foot. You'll also get to hike the most scenic trails of the surrounding region, in the mystical Sintra Sierra, visiting the Pena Palace, Mourish castle, and romantic gardens of this UNESCO world heritage region and the untouched Arrábida, with it's stunning oceanic views, secluded beaches and amazing vineyards. 

Dine and sleep in local charming hotels, once wineries or medieval castles, but now fully equipped hotels with their very own spas and amazing amenities to make you feel comfortable. 

Challenge yourself in this walking tour in these natural parks, by hiking towards the viewpoints and get a privileged look at the world’s most beautiful coastlines. Choose everyday between shorter or longer hikes  and define your own goals and pace throughout your walking experience.

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Day 1: Lisbon, Transfer to hotel

Pick up at Lisbon Airport or hotel and transfer to your hotel downtown Lisbon. Tour briefing. The rest of the day is free to relax at your hotel or enjoy Lisbon’s city center.

Hotel – Brown’s Boutique hotel or Pousada de Lisboa ( "premium" option)

Day 2: Lisbon – urban hike ( 8 to 13 km)

Breakfast at the hotel. Today you’ll discover downtown Lisbon, the “city of seven hills”, so prepare for a challenging hike on the urbanized, historical city center, as we are going up and down the city! We’ll discover the romantic Chiado and Rossio, the authentic streets of Alfama, stop for a “ginginha” in Mouraria, climb to São Jorge’s Castle, and stopping for lunch in one of the several viewpoints to overlook the Tagus river. We’ll be walking by Lisbon’s museums, trendy neighborhoods, medieval buildings, tasty restaurants, getting to know this ancient and beautiful city.

Hotel – Brown’s Boutique hotel or Pousada de Lisboa ( "premium" option)

Day 3: Lisbon – forested park/urban hike ( 07 to 12km) – Transfer to Sintra

Breakfast at the hotel. At the scheduled time you’ll be transferred to Monsanto, Lisbon’s city park, where 900 acres of forested area await. Today we’ll be hiking by Monsanto’s trails for a privileged view over Lisbon’s Aqueduct, Tagus river and 25 de Abril bridge while hiking in this beautifully forested area. Leaving Monsanto, we’ll head down to the riverside, towards Belém, to visit Jerónimos monastery, Belém tower and taste the famous custard pies. Transfer to Sintra, to your next hotel.

Hotel – Sintra Boutique Hotel or Palácio de Seteais ( "premium" option)

Day 4: Sintra hike ( 09 to 17km)

Breakfast at the hotel. Today we’ll walk by the Sintra Sierra, marked by a dense forest and great oceanic views, we’ll hike to the top of the mysterious “moon mountain”, starting from the romantic historical center towards the forested trails of, Capuchos, Pedra Amarela viewpoint and up to Peninha sanctuary, for a breathtaking view at the top of the Sierra. The afternoon is reserved for relaxing at your hotel or visiting the romantic gardens of Regaleira or Pena Palace, well preserved monuments of the romantic and mystical atmosphere that made Sintra a UNESCO world heritage site.

Hotel – Sintra Boutique Hotel or Palácio de Seteais ( "premium" option)

Day 5: Sintra/ West Coast hike ( 09 to 13km)

Breakfast at the hotel. At the scheduled time you’ll be transferred to Cabo da Roca, Europe’s westernmost point, where we’ll start our hike by the secluded beaches of Sintra – we’ll hike by Praia da Adraga, Praia das Maçãs and other amazing beaches by the oceanside trails. Walking all the way to Azenhas do Mar, where we’ll stop for lunch and admire the beautiful views. After lunch, we’ll head over to Cascais, for a visit to this royal summer retreat, before heading over to Palmela, to the south of the Tagus river – tonight, we’ll be sleeping at a former castle.

 Hotel – Pousada de Palmela, with available upgrade to superior room ( "premium" option)

Day 6: Arrábida hike ( 09 to 13km)

Breakfast at the hotel. Start of your hike in Palmela, by the Arrábida Sierra’s natural park. Hiking this protected area reminds us of adriatic locations like Dalmatia, as we head towards the ocean. Going up and down the rocky trails of the Arrábida natural park, passing by the secluded former 16th century monastey before reaching the idilic bay of “Portinho da Arrábida”, where we’ll stop for lunch and for a dive in the ocean, while admiring Tróia’s Península. After lunch, a quick transfer will take us to Azeitão, where we can explore this quaint village’s historial Center and even visit a local vineyard and wine cellar. Transfer to your hotel in Palmela.

Hotel – Pousada de Palmela, with available upgrade to superior room ( "premium" option)

Day 7: Transfer to Lisbon – end of tour

Breakfast at the hotel. At the scheduled time transfer to Lisbon airport

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Dates Guided Premium more info
2019-06-23 18902790
Walking tour by Lisbon, Sintra and Arrábida Natural Parks

Contact us

Prices:

1890€ per person in the private "guided" tour (for a minimum of 2 guests);

2790€ per person in the private "premium" tour (for groups of a minimum of four guests);

High season supplement (1st May to 31st October) - 100€

Single room supplement (mandatory for solo riders) - 500€ 
 
Premium hotel upgrade supplement (for the "guided" version only) - 300€

 

Included:

- Transfer from the airport/hotel to the beginning of the tour;

- Guide driving support van for the group, providing 24h support and transfers during tour, and walking with the group on loop hikes;

- Second guide, providing all daily guided walking tours, always adapted to your pace and always at your side;*

- 6 nights in charm 4 star hotels (upgrade to 5 star in premium option)*, in double/twin bedroom with breakfast included;

- Daily picnic bag for all hiking / walking experiences;

- Planning and reservation of meals ( dinners and lunches) during tour;

- Entrance in museums, wineries, wine tastings, parks and other selected experiences;

- Garmin GPS, walking gear, water bottle and other gear to use during tours;

- Luggage transportation between hotels;

- Personal accidents insurance during our tour;

- Live Love Hike t-shirt, buff and other gear;

- Wine tasting experience, entrance in all museums and parks; 

* Only available in the "guided and supported" option;

 

Not Included:

- Meals, except when specified (optional);

- Personal expenses

- Flights;

- Gratuities (optional);

 

Add-ons:

Extra night in Lisbon before or after this tour - on demand;

 

Group discounts:

/ From 5 to 8 guests, 5% discount for guests;

/ From 9 to 12 guests, 7.5% discount for guests;

/ From 12 riders to 20 guests, 10% discount for guests;

 

Other discounts:

Children up to 10 years old - 35% discount;

Children from 11 to 14 years old - 25% discount;

Children from 15 to 17 years old - 20% discount;

Private tours and dates

If you have a group and want to make this a private tour, or want to schedule a different date than the ones listed above, we are available to customize this and other experiences to better suit your needs and availability. Please contact us at ricardo.costa@livelovehike.pt for more information.

Additional information:

All prices include VAT and may be subject to change. The information in this program is valid up to 31/12/2018, and may suffer from additional changes, due to the availability of the hotels and activities listed in the program. Does not dispense confirmaion of this information by Live Love Hike.

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Guided Premium
Duration 7 days/ 6 nights 7 days / 6 nights
Tour Start Lisbon airport Lisbon airport
Tour End Lisbon airport Lisbon airport
Difficulty Intermediate to Expert Intermediate to Expert
Daily Km 6 to 13km daily options 6 to 13km daily options
Terrain type Mixed Mixed
Tour type Walk, hike or trail run Walk, hike or trail run
Altimetry 250m to 650m daily options 250m to 650m daily options
Group size Minimum of 2 guests Minimum of 2 pax
Availability All year long, according to availability All year long, according to availability
Hotel type 4 start charm hotels, with breakfast included Upgrade to 5 star charm hotels or superior rooms, with breakfast included
Acommodation Shared double/twin room Shared double/twin room
Luggage transfer Included Included
Passenger transfer Included Included
Guidance type Guide driving support van for the group, providing 24h support and transfers during tour, and walking with the group on loop hikes; Guide driving support van for the group, providing 24h support and transfers during tour, and walking with the group on loop hikes;Additional second guide, accompanying all daily guided walking tours;
Vehicle Support SAG wagon ( vehicle support) included; SAG wagon ( support vehicle) included;
Nutrition and hydration Included, during the hikes Included during the hikes
Included gear GPS, backpack, buff, t-shirt, walking sticks and other gear included GPS, backpack, buff, t-shirt, walking sticks and other gear included
Meals breakfast and daily picnic bags for the hikes included breakfast and daily picnic bags for the hikes included;
Other experiences Entrances in museums, palaces and parks; wine tasting experience
Walking Insurance Included, during the hikes Included, during the hikes
Children up to 10 y/old 35% 35%
Children from 11 to 14 y/old 25% 25%
Children from 15 to 17y/old 20% 20%
Group discounts 5% to 10% discount, depending on group's size 5% to 10% discount, depending on group's size
High-season supplement 100EUR 100EUR

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