Arrival Airport: Lisbon
Departure Airport: Lisbon
Total Distance: 433 kms
Pousada of Obidos – 1 night
Start your route with a drive of under one hour to reach the beautiful castle of Obidos, now a stunning Pousada. Spend a day exploring this famous village with picturesque whitewashed buildings and narrow cobblestone streets.
Pousada of Queluz – 2 nights
From Obidos, head south to the fabulous Pousada of Queluz. This hotel sits across a square from the magnificent rococo Palace of Queluz . It is the perfect base to explore the many delights of Lisbon, the second oldest city in Western Europe, and other beautiful towns in the area, including the World Heritage Site of Sintra.
Pousada of Alcacer do Sal – 2 nights
Cross the Sado estuary and you will reach Alcacer do Sal (approx. 61 kms). This town has played a prominent strategic role in defending Portugal from numerous invasions over many centuries – as such the town is rich in Arab influences. The Pousada of Alcacer do Sal is within the medieval Moorish castle overlooking the Sado river.
Pousada of Cascais – 2 nights
End your holiday in beautiful Cascais, 116 kms from Alcacer do Sal and only 34 kms from Lisbon airport. This former fishing village is now a pretty beach town with great restaurants and good shops. There is a small beach in Cascais and there are also some larger beaches nearby where you can enjoy the wilder Atlantic coast, including the spectacular “Praia do Guincho”.