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Immerse yourself in one of Portugal’s most beautiful cities with this 6-hour private sightseeing tour to Sintra from Lisbon. Travel round-trip in private transportation and explore the historical sights of the UNESCO-listed city. Visit Pena Palace, numerous architectural landmarks, and the charming coastal village of Cascais. This private experience can be customized to suit your preferences.
Explore the towns of Sintra and Cascais on this full-day private tour
Round-trip transport from downtown Lisbon to Sintra and Pena Palace
Relax at Cascais beach and learn the history of this seaside village
Enjoy a personalized experience based on your interests on this private tour
What to Expect
Begin this private tour with a complimentary pickup from your hotel or cruise port before heading out to the town of Sintra. Once arriving, enjoy a guided tour of Pena Palace—entrance fee not included—and learn the history of the Romanticist castle.
Venture to the UNESCO-listed city center and wander the streets in search of the perfect Portuguese pastry or visit a local artisan shop with your private guide.
Continue on to the coast and take in the views at the charming seaside town of Cascais. Relax in the sand or take a stroll along the boardwalk before heading back to explore a few of Lisbon’s historic neighborhoods. Enjoy informative commentary from your guide throughout the day and feel free to customize the itinerary to your preferences.
Your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel or cruise port.
Praça Marquês de Pombal 8A, 1250-160 Lisboa, Portugal
Returns to original departure point
Pick-up and drop off at the "Marques De Pombal Square"
Transportation by air-conditioned car or van
Private guide. only your group and your guide.
Guide will accompany inside the monuments to explain it´s histories.
Lunch and any other items not mentioned in the description
Entry/Admission - Park and National Palace of Pena
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
Be sure to bring comfortable shoes, sunscreen, and a camera
If you are on a shore excursion from the cruise port, the tour times are flexible
Entrance fees vary according to the tourism season. This tour does not include entrance fees so that participants can decide if they would like to visit some of the sites or not
National monuments close on public holidays and special occasions (without notice)
Not wheelchair accessible
Near public transportation
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
We did a private tour with Paulo of Sintra, Cascais and Belem. We were supposed to see Pena Palace but it was closed due to fire concerns. Paulo made sure our trip was just as amazing. We went to the Queluz Palace instead which was...More
Date of experience: September 2019
TakingUThere, Owner at TakingUThere, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
So sorry that I skipped our date…
But I told you that you would love Paulo! So he was a good “replacement”. ;-)
And the cherry on top was that you were with one of the proudest Jewish guy I know!
Joao did a private tour for our 40 member group in early June, accompanying us to Sintra and Cascais. He is the most friendly and approachable guide one can imagine, and really tuned in to meet all our group's requests and expectations. He is very...More
Date of experience: June 2019
TakingUThere, Owner at TakingUThere, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2019
Hello again dear Claudia!!!
Nice to hear back from my “Multicultural Bunch”!
Hope you all are ok and enjoyed the rest of the stay you had in the other corners of Portugal…
Thank you very much for taking the time and write a review about...More
Everything on this tour was fantastic. Prompt pick up time, . Paulo was absolutely fantastics. He is passionate about his country, fun to be with on his wonderful history of Portugal & Sintra. His knowledge of the Castle & history was terrific and made the...More
Date of experience: April 2018
TakingUThere, Owner at TakingUThere, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018
Thank you very much for your review!
Luckily we have had rain the last weeks (month...). Not the best for business, but we need it a lot, as there has been a very long dry season in Portugal.
And yes, Paulo is our "Food-guy". He...More
My two friends and I loved our tour to Sintra and Cascais and agree that we would not have wanted to do it any other way. To be able to relax and not worry about the details of travel and traffic and tickets and lines...More
Date of experience: March 2018
TakingUThere, Owner at TakingUThere, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018
Thank you very much for taking some of your time to write a review of your tour with us to Sintra!
Sintra is always a very beautiful place to visit, making our work much easier.. :-)
Hoping to see you soon again,
Just back from 5 days in Lisbon- our tour with Rodrigo Mendonca was outstanding. He spent the tay taking 3 of us on a tour that was both interesting and customized on the fly. I cannot say enough great things about the experience. I highly...More
Date of experience: November 2017
TakingUThere, Owner at TakingUThere, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017
Well you are saying m,ore than enough great things about us... :-)
Thank you very much for that! I´m glad you enjoyed your day with Rodrigo.
Warmest Regards and all the best,