• 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 walk starts in a beautiful wood from where we will reach the Moorish castle walls. Relive a thousand years of history in the visit to the renovated Moorish Castle. Step back further in time, and see the remains of villages from the Neolithic period with about five thousand years old.

Our journey into the amazing 19th Century begins at the Pena Park. Indulge in the intimacy of it’s gardens and large Victorian lakes. From here we will go to the “Pena” palace and it’s gorgeous architecture, the most important center of the Sintra Cultural Landscape, 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.

Enjoy the originality of the Chalet of Countess “D’Edla” and discover the woods which are a tribute to the “Romanticism” movement.

Optional Experience: The day will finish in the most western vineyard in Europe. This local farm, built in the 18th century, stands between the Atlantic Ocean and the Sintra sierra. Its wines are characterized by their aging-potential, character and complexity. After visiting the vineyards and the winery, we will have a wine tasting where we will try some of the most enigmatic fine wines of Portugal. Thanks to the proximity of the sea, this wines have a strong savory sea notes, being also very fragrant, fresh and balanced. (in this option we don´t visit the Chalet and Gardens of the Countess of  D´Edla).

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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)

1 to 6 persons – 115€

 

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.

These prices already include the applicable VAT rate.

 

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

 

Advised Equipment

(depending on weather)

  • Comfortable shoes soled nuts, preferably suitable for trekking
  • Hat for sun or umbrella
  • Waterproof / wind stopper jacket
  • Sun glasses
  • 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 tasting of temperamental wines from the Old World in one of the oldest and biggest wine cellars of Portugal

 

Meeting Points

The customers 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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