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Estoril Ocean Drive

Explore Portugal’s diverse landscapes

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Estoril Ocean Drive
  • Portugal, Europe
  • 70 km
  • 2:06 hr

The Estoril Coast is described as one of the most picturesque roads in Europe. Explore the diversity in Portugal’s landscapes and heartwarming culture.

This scenic road trip takes in a hybrid of ocean views and bedazzling lush forests. From Lisbon the route follows the coastline along the wonderful fishing port of Cascais bay. Pay a visit to Praia de Rainha beach, the natural wonder of Boca do Inferno, Guincho beach and Cabo da Roca, Europe’s westernmost point are before leaving the magnificent coastline behind. As soon as you head inland the scenery changes to an enigmatic green forest dominated by cedars, maritime pines and gumtrees. Around Sintra, the Sintra-Cascais National Park is sprawled with imposing villas, palaces and other places of interest. Just after arriving in the historic centre of the UNESCO-listed Sintra, follow the lovely road going up to the hidden Pena Palace. This building is one of the seven Portugal’s wonders and we let your curiosity discover why.

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