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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

Private

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

Tailor-made

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

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 walking through the historical centre, you’ll find yourself surrounded by old houses that have been converted into small shops and bakeries, selling local products, regional pastries and handicrafts.

Sintra-Cascais Natural Park

The Park is located on the western side of the municipality 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.

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.

‘Cabo da Roca’

Considered the most western point of continental Europe, it’s located on a cliff with more than 140 meters of height offering you with amazing views.

Guincho beach

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

Cascais

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

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

Estoril

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’

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

Mouro’s 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.

‘Boca do Inferno’

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

Belém

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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Up to 7 passengers

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7 passengers

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