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The Charms of Lisbon and Sintra

The Charms of Lisbon and Sintra tour is highly requested by those who are on a short stay and want to visit the two most visited sites in Portugal. During the morning we will visit the village of Sintra (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and on the afternoon the most emblematic monuments of Lisbon, capital of Portugal.

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

  • UNESCO 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
  • Mild climate
  • Sun / characteristic sunlight
  • Warm & friendly people
  • Excellent food

About this tour

Private

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

Tailor-made

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 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.

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 its traditions over the centuries combining them with the aristocratic life.

‘Marginal’ road

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

Belém

Starting point for the Portuguese discoverers and where you can see the Belém Tower, the Monument to the Discoveries, visit the church of the Jerónimos Monastery and taste the famous ‘Pastéis de Belém’.

Optional experiences and visits

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.

‘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.

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 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.

Traditional trade area

Praça do Comércio is one of the largest squares in Europe and the main entrance of the city of Lisbon. Currently, the square is used for cultural events, New Year’s Eve and music concerts. To get to the city center, you have to pass the Arch of Triumph and walk along the well-known Augusta street, where you can find several shops with handicrafts, restaurants and bakeries.

Alfama

Considered one of the most traditional districts of Lisbon and the birthplace of Fado; a typical song of Lisbon, classified as world’s Intangible Heritage by UNESCO. Its known internationally, by the fado houses and festivities in honor of Saint Anthony, it is one of the most visited places in Lisbon.

Liberty Avenue

Avenida da Liberdade is one of the main avenues of the city of Lisbon and it connects Restauradores Square with the Marquês de Pombal roundabout. It has 90 metros wide and 1100 meters long and wide sidewalks in Calçada Portuguesa, that consists of small flat pieces of stones arranged in a pattern or image, like a mosaic.

Marquis of Pombal roundabout

In the middle you’ll see a bronze statue of the Marquês de Pombal on the top, with a lion, a symbol of power, by his side. The Marquês is looking towards the city center, the area of Lisbon that was rebuilt under his direction after the 1755 Lisbon earthquake.

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2 people:309€325€340€
3 people:317€333€349€
4 people:346€364€381€
5 people:359€377€395€
6 people:376€395€414€
7 people:392€412€432€
8 people:438€460€482€
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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

Up to
7 passengers

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