• Walk Hike Wine - 8 days - The Route of Romanticism

The Route of Romanticism

  • Type: Walk Hike
  • Duration: About 6 hours | Difficulty: Easy
  • Price from: 85€

Our route of Romanticism will take you into the heart of the Cultural Landscape of Sintra, UNESCO World Heritage and its fabulous architectural monuments.

Our journey into the amazing 19th Century begins at Pena Park. Indulge in the intimacy of its gardens and large Victorian lakes. From here we will go to the “Pena” palace and it’s gorgeous architecture, as well as its romantic botanical gardens. Before the guided visit to the Pena Palace, you can lunch inside the palace, or bring your own picnic and have a pleasant lunch inside the lovely gardens.

After we will go to the highest point of the all mountain to enjoy its breathtaking views. In the way to the beautiful and original Chalet of Countess “D’Edla”, our next stage, we will discover the woods which are a tribute to the “Romanticism” movement.

The Mouros Castel, with about 1.000 years of history will be our last visit. Step back even further more in time we will also see the remains of villages from the Neolithic period with about five thousand years old.  

Optional Experience: Afterwards the Pena Park visit we will have a wine experience in one of the oldest wine regions of Portugal, created in the year of 1752 by Sebastião Melo, Marquis of Pombal a kind of Prime Minister and a very powerful men who became famous for being the responsible for the reconstruction of Lisbon after the 1755 terrible earthquake. This high quality fortified wine born in the Carcavelos Certified Wine Region and it will be here where we will visit the vineyards and two wineries. In the end, inside the original Winery, a beautiful building of the 19th century ordered to be built by the Marquis of Pombal, we will try 3 of this fine wines.

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Table Price per Pax

1 to 6 persons – 85€

Table Price per Pax With the Wine Experience

(in this option we don´t visit the Chalet and Gardens of the Countess of  D´Edla)

2 to 6 persons – 125€

The wine experience can’t be done with just one participant.

The wine experience is dependent on the estate availability.

 

For more than 6 people price is on request.

For families with children younger than 18 years, the price is on request because we have a discount on the table price.

At these prices is added the VAT rate applicable.

 

Every Day*

*Dependent on the number of people and walks already booked for the desired day, and as such subject to confirmation by the WHP.

 

Includes

  • All Transfers
  • Park and Palace of “Pena” entrance ticket + Moorish castle entrance ticket + Chalet and gardens of the Countess of  “D´Edla” entrance ticket
  • Hiking poles
  • Track guide
  • Personal and Liability insurances

 

* We no longer bring plastic water bottles to our customers. The environment will be thankful. Thank you for your understanding.

 

Advised Equipment

(depending on weather)

  • Comfortable shoes soled nuts, preferably suitable for trekking
  • Hat for sun or umbrella
  • Waterproof / wind stopper jacket
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes and pants suitable for trekking, preferably (avoid jeans)
  • fruit and energy bars
  • About 15€ to lunch inside the “Pena” palace, or bring  a picnic instead

7 Reasons

  • The renovated Moorish castle and the remains of the ancient cultures who lived here
  • The unique architecture of Chalet of the Countess D’Edla  and its magnificent garden
  • The curious and beautiful botanical route within the Palace gardens
  • The imposing Pena Palace, maximum exponent of the Romanticism movement of the XIX century
  • The beautiful lakes of the “Parque da Pena”
  • The walk through the woods which are a tribute to the “Romanticism” movement
  • The wine experience in one of the oldest wine regions of Portugal, together with the beautiful  19th century cell wine

 

Meeting Points

The customer’s hotel pick-up time depends on the number of hotels
we have to go.

 

Details

Beginning: 09:00 am
Duration: 6 hours
Not suitable activity for children under 8 years

 

Difficulty:  Easy  (easy)

The Romanticism Route

The Romanticism Route

 

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