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Sintra, Sintra private tour, a dreamlike experience!

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Stop At: Centro Historico de Sintra, Sintra 2710-616 Portugal

We will discover the colorful streets of Sintra while hearing fantastic stories about its history. After having a walk through the center you will learn about the fascinating architecture behind the National Palace in Sintra and before leaving you will taste its unique and delicious pastry, a delicacy which locals have been selling for more than two hundred years.

Duration: 35 minutes

Stop At: Castelo dos Mouros, Estrada da Pena Parque de Monserrate, Sintra 2710-609 Portugal

Admire this X century castle in the middle of the lush forest of Sintra. You will get to know about the North African Moors who build it and about the Christians who conquered it 4 centuries later.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Quinta da Regaleira, Rua Barbosa do Bocage, Sintra 2710-567 Portugal

After, we will enter a place that will make you feel in wonderland: Palace of Quinta da Regaleira. A place full of magic, romantic architecture and beautiful gardens. You will walk through its caves before you get to know the famous 27 meter iniciatic well and the stories behind it.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Palacio de Monserrate, R. Visc. de Monserrate, Sintra 2710-591 Portugal

We will stop for a few minutes to admire the amazing views of this 19th century summer palace. You will learn about its famous owner and his exorbitant hobbies, while admiring the unique architecture behind it.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Praia das Azenhas do Mar, R. Dr. Antonio Brandao de Vasconcelos 40, Colares 2705-084 Portugal

Embark on a beautiful drive where you will encounter the picturesque and hidden towns of Colares and Penedo until we reach the coastline and the amazing village of Azenhas do Mar. Azenhas do Mar offers one of the best viewpoints where you will be able to appreciate this breathtaking fisherman’s town

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Praia Grande, Colares, Sintra Portugal

We will stop at this amazing rock cliff beach in the coast. In Praia Grande you will have lunch in a beachfront local restaurant that offers delicious sea food and meat choices. For those curious to try Portuguese cuisine, this is the perfect place.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Estrada Cabo da Roca, Colares 2705-001 Portugal

Explore the impressive coastline through secret places on our way to Cabo da Roca- The westernmost point of continental Europe. This place is what we call the end of the world. Be ready to admire the magnificent views and its cliffs.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Park and National Palace of Pena, Estrada da Pena, Sintra 2710-609 Portugal

End the day with the most colorful and magnificent palace in Sintra: the Pena Palace. A national monument that constitutes one of the major expressions of 19th-century Romanticism in the world. It is unique and it’s a classic example of the romanticism period in Portugal and in Europe. At the top you will have the best views toward Lisbon, Sintra, and Cascais.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up can be arranged in any hotel or airbnb in the Lisbon area. Please provide hotel name or airbnb address when booking.
Departure Time
9:00 AM
  • Private Tour (customizable)
  • Pick up & Drop off in Hotel/Airbnb
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Guaranteed to skip lines with our guides
  • Private driver
  • Live commentary on board
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Quinta da Regaleira
  • Entry/Admission - Pena Palace
  • Tips
  • Entry/Admission - Quinta da Regaleira
  • Entry/Admission - Park and National Palace of Pena
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed yesterday

Our guide Danilo gave us excellent information about Sintra and the history of Portugal, and the local culture and customs of the Portuguese people. He made us laugh and smile the whole day. Danilo took us to a wonderful restaurant on the ocean for lunch,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank r13c
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this tour for myself and my mum, to add to our tour of Lisbon, and an organised car tour with a guide seemed like a good idea (considering that my mum is 70 and I wanted to save her the trouble walking up...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank jejfirvwuxowpwkdhv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I had Danilo drive us around sites Sintra and to the coast for the day. Not sure that it necessarily mattered to us, but Danilo is not Portuguese if you prefer to get a tour from someone that is from the same...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Laura M
Reviewed 7 August 2019

With two friends we booked this tour for a day and had an amazing time with Maria, our private and local guide! We could see that she was very passionate about the history behind each place she would bring us to. If you are looking...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank carole f
Reviewed 29 July 2019

My husband and two sons ages 20 and 22 spent the day with Danilo in May of this year. He is the BEST tour guide. He is very knowledgeable about the area. Danilo is relaxed and totally went with the pace and flow we wanted....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank SLMCDM1969
Pictatravel, Public Relations Manager at Picta Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2019

Hi Sarah! Thank you for this amazing review. I also had a great time with you guys! I hope to see you soon! Regards, Danilo

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Susan T
6 September 2019|
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Danilo picked us up in Sintra! He’s so accommodating!
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