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Tour The Wonders of Sintra

Full-day private tour of Sintra with Cabo da Roca, Cascais and Estoril. Your tour will start at the medieval village of Sintra and you’ll visit one of the many 19th century palaces, built by the Royal family. You are going to have time at the village to taste the famous pastries: Queijadas of Sintra and Travesseiros. Later your tour guide will drive through the Natural Park of Sintra to Cabo da Roca, the westernmost site of Continental Europe. On your drive back to Lisbon, we will take the coastal road passing by the Guincho beach, Cascais and Estoril.

Sightseeing tours Sightseeing 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 recommend some places to visit, however, there are others that may interest you, so we list some of them on ‘optional visits and experiences’. Our main goal is to provide you an unforgettable day therefore we have the flexibility to customize the itinerary according your preferences and 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 point.

Our Premium Tours guarantee

Our guide/driver will drive you during your tour, sharing stories and curiosities about the places you’ll visit as well as its historic context. Since our guide is also the driver, and in order to provide you great tour, it’s possible that the guide won’t always join you on your visits to the inside of the monuments. Find out why.

Tour highlights

Sintra Village

Has enchanted kings and inspired poets, such as Lord Byron.

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 and bakeries, selling local products and handicrafts.

Old mansions from the 19th Century

While driving up the mountain, you’ll also have a look at several characteristic mansions, place here had filmed ‘The Ninth Gate’ directed by Roman Polanski, starring Johnny Depp.

Sintra-Cascais Natural Park

It was created in 1994, it holds more than 200 species of vertebrates and it has four large landscape units: Terra Saloia, Serra de Sintra/Cabo da Roca, Abano/Penha Longa and Costa do Sol.

Pena Palace

An astonishing fairytale castle located on one of the highest peaks of the Sintra mountain range.

‘Cabo da Roca’

It’s a large cliff with more than 140 meters of height. It is considered the most western point of Europe and has amazing views.

Guincho beach

One of the most known Portugal’s beaches, sought after during the bathing season by windsurfers and kitesurfers from around the world. It’s also the place of beach fight scene in James Bond’s ‘On her majesty’s Secret Service’.


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

‘Marginal’ road

Always close to the Atlantic Ocean, the white sand beaches and the magnificent 17th century Forts.


Frequented by elites and celebrities, it has an undeniable charm. It also has an enviable coast and dream beaches, its luxury hotels and the iconic casino.

Optional experiences and visits

Sintra National Palace

Was one of the Royal Palaces and has medieval, Gothic, Manueline, Renaissance and Romantic architecture features.

Palace of Monserrate

Romantic and slender, was built on the ruins of a neo-Gothic mansion in 1858.

Mouro’s Castle

Well-preserved 8th century stronghold, dramatically perched on a craggy hilltop in a landscape of extraordinary natural beauty.

‘Quinta da Regaleira’

Elegant park with many gardens and lakes. Located in the heart of the Village. Is distinguished by the fusion of Gothic, Manueline and Neoclassical elements.

Mouro’s Castle

Well-preserved 8th century stronghold, dramatically perched on a craggy hilltop in a landscape of extraordinary natural beauty.

‘Boca do Inferno’

A tourism highlight, with a divine landscape, especially when the sea is rough, and where you can enjoy magnificent sunsets.


Launching point for the Portuguese discoveries, with significant historic monuments in a beautiful open riverside setting.
Here you can see the Belém Tower, the Discoveries Monument, visit the church of the Jerónimos Monastery and taste the world-famous custard tarts of Belém.

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2 people:289€304€318€
3 people:298€313€328€
4 people:344€362€379€
5 people:359€377€395€
6 people:374€393€412€
7 people:389€409€428€
8 people:433€455€477€
9+ people: contact us

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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Our vehicles

Our vehicles with high level of quality and comfort provide you a safe and comfortable private tour

Air suspension system

Air suspension

Ensures you an amazing comfort on tours of short and long distance

Independent air-conditioning


Guarantees indoor temperatures tailored to the needs of each one

Fresh bottled water<br> and Wi-Fi

Fresh bottled water
and Wi-Fi

Guarantee fresh bottled water and wi-fi on board so you can always be connected

Up to 7 passengers

Up to
7 passengers

Vehicles with room up to 7 passengers with practical storage solutions

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