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Sintra off-road tour

On this full-day Sintra off-road tour, you’ll start by driving through the mountain range of Sintra that will lead you directly to the most unique landscapes and the most popular palace, in Portugal: Pena National Palace, built in the 19th century by Kind consort Ferdinand II of Portugal.
Sintra is a beautiful village elected by the Portuguese royal family to spend summer vacations. Its unique climate and landscape has made it a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
You’ll have time to visit the historic center of Sintra followed by a drive through the mountain range to discover more about Sintra’s natural park. We’ll end the tour at Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point of continental Europe.

Nature tours Nature private tour
Duration 8 hours
Start and finish Starting and finishing in Lisbon
Number of people 2 or more people

Regional features

  • World heritage site
  • Majestic and romantic environment
  • Charming region
  • Unique and delicious local pastry “Queijadas” and “Travesseiros”
  • Recognized for its wines
  • Amazing landscapes, mountains, beaches (Atlantic Ocean) and atmosphere

About this tour


Our tours are always private (just you and our guide/driver).


The tour highlights are just suggestions of places to visit. The tour itinerary will be designed according to your preferences and the tour length.

Pick you up and Drop off on the agreed spot

Our local guide will pick you up at your hotel, airport, cruise terminal or other meeting points.

Our Premium Tours guarantee

Our tours are escorted by very experienced expert guides, all of whom work with us full time. With excellent English, permission to skip lines and expertise that came from real-life experience and on-the-ground knowledge, they are the key to accessing hidden gems and experiencing the true authenticity of our culture. Our guides are non-smoking.

Tour highlights

Sintra Village

A charming village, located in a Natural Park with castles and grand mansions used as summer houses for the Portuguese royalty. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage site and owing to its beauty is one of the most visited sites in Portugal.

Local products and handicrafts

While taking a brief tour through the historic centre, you’ll find yourself surrounded by old houses that have been converted into small shops, selling local products and handicrafts, and bakeries.

Pena Palace

A summer palace constructed in the 19th Century by King consort Ferdinand II of Portugal. He turned a 16th Century monastery ruins into one of the most eclectic palaces in Europe by blending different types of Gothic, Egyptian, Moorish and Renaissance elements to it. Around the palace he created a park where he planted different exotic species of trees from all over the world. An astonishing fairytale palace located on one of the highest peaks of the Sintra mountain range.

Sintra-Cascais Natural Park

The Park is located on the western side and it holds more than 200 species of vertebrates: 33 mammal species, more than 160 bird species, 12 amphibian species, 20 reptilian species and 9 sweet water fish species. Throughout the day we’ll stop at the best spots, such as Peninha sanctuary and the memorial dedicated to the firefighters, from where you have breathtaking landscapes.

‘Cabo da Roca’

A tourism highlight, especially when the sea is rough and from where you can enjoy magnificent sunsets.

Guincho beach

Considered one of the most beautiful beach of the region of Lisbon was the place of a James Bond movie: ‘On her majesty’s Secret Service’.

Optional experiences and visits

Quinta da Regaleira

One of the most surprising and mysterious of all Sintra’s monuments. A magical place located on the outskirts of the village. Built in the 20th century, by Carvalho Monteiro a man with a vast culture and a great philanthropist.

Moorish Castle

The Moors Castle is a fortification built with granite blocks in the 10th century after the Muslim conquest of the Iberian Peninsula. The outer wall has a pathway from which you can admire a beautiful view to the village, the National Palace of Sintra, the Pena Palace, the natural park and the Atlantic Ocean.

Wine tasting

Viúva Gomes is an 19th century cellar located in Almoçageme. The wine it’s produced in the region of Colares, a demarcated wine-growing region defined in 1908, characterized by its dunes and sandy soils located on the coastline of Sintra, between the hills and the Atlantic Ocean.


Cascais is a former fishing village, which has been able to maintain its traditions over the centuries combining them with the aristocratic life.


Frequented by European royal families and celebrities it has an undeniable charm with its luxury hotels and iconic casino.

‘Marginal’ road

Road along the Atlantic Ocean, with sand beaches and 17th century Forts.

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2 people:267€329€345€
3 people:273€336€353€
4 people:293€361€378€
5+ people:308€379€398€

LS Low Season: Nov 1st to Dec 14th & Jan 11th to Mar 31st

HS High Season: April, June, July, August & Dec 15th to Jan 10th

SS Special Season: May, September & October

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