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Sintra Private Day Trip

The Sintra Private Day Trip is a mix of discovery, nature, and culture. Perfect choice for who is planning a dreamy day trip from Lisbon! Sintra is a charming village located in a Natural Park. As a result, it was elected as a summer getaway by the Portuguese royal family.

Start your day with a guided visit through Sintra’s most iconic landmark; Pena Palace, one of the most fascinating and eclectic palaces in Portugal. Next, you will visit Sintra’s historic center and have some free time to taste the traditional pastries of the region: the famous “Queijadas” and “Travesseiros”. In the afternoon your tour guide will drive you through Sintra’s Natural Park to Cabo da Roca; the westernmost point of mainland Europe. You’ll enjoy breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean and the surrounding landscape.

On your way back to Lisbon, we will take the coastal road passing by the famous Guincho beach, the charming village of 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 atmosphere
  • Charming region
  • Amazing landscapes, mountains, beaches (Atlantic Ocean)
  • Unique and delicious local pastry: “Queijadas” and “Travesseiros”
  • Recognized for its wines

About this tour


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


The tour highlights recommend some places to visit, however, others 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 to 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 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 due to its natural beauty and unique atmosphere, Sintra is the most visited village in Portugal.

Local products and handicrafts

While walking through the historical center, 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

Located on the western side of the municipality Sintra’s Natural Park holds more than 200 species of vertebrates: 33 mammal species, more than 160 bird species, 12 amphibian species, 20 reptilian species, and 9 freshwater fish species.

Pena Palace

An astonishing fairytale palace located on one of the highest peaks of the Sintra’s Mountain range. Pena Palace was built in the 19th Century by King consort Ferdinand II. 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.

‘Cabo da Roca’

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

Guincho beach

Guincho beach is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Lisbon.  Also, it was featured in the pre-titles sequence of the James Bond film ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’.


Cascais is a former fishing village. Having a bay as the gateway to the Atlantic Ocean, turned Cascais into one of the most charming Portuguese villages.


Widely known among the elites and celebrities, its charm is undeniable. Estoril is famous for its iconic casino and enviable coastline filled with dream beaches and luxury hotels.

Optional experiences and visits

Sintra National Palace

Sintra National Palace is the oldest palace in Sintra and one of the most popular due to its iconic double chimneys. It has been remodeled by several kings over the centuries. Therefore has medieval, gothic, Manueline, Renaissance and romantic architectural features.

Palace of Monserrate

The Palace of Monserrate is an example of 19th-century eclecticism. Romantic and visually striking, it combines the Gothic style with Indian and Moorish influences paired with exotic plant motifs that are extended to the exterior. The gardens have species from all over the world, which were planted according to their geographical origin.

‘Quinta da Regaleira’

Quinta da Regaleira is 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.

The Moors 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 of the village, the National Palace of Sintra, Pena Palace, Sintra’s natural park to the Atlantic Ocean.


The launching point for the Portuguese discoveries, with significant historic monuments in a beautiful open riverside setting. In Belém, you can visit the iconic Belém Tower, the Discoveries Monument, visit the church of the Jerónimos Monastery and taste the original world-famous Portuguese custard tart.

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2 people:273€336€353€
3 people:280€345€362€
4 people:303€373€391€
5 people:318€392€411€
6 people:333€410€430€
7 people:349€430€451€
8 people:387€477€500€
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

Get to know Sintra

Our vehicles

We provide the best transportation in our Mercedes-Benz vehicles, guaranteeing you a safe and pleasant ride

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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