Sintra Private Tour, a dreamlike experience!

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This tour will be a day trip where travelers can enjoy the different faces of Sintra with the company of their own private guide. Travelers will visit the Pena National Palace and Quinta da Regaleira, both UNESCO World Heritage sites, as well as Monserrate Palace, National Palace the Moorish Castle and Cabo da Roca, the most western point of continental Europe. Since this tour is 100% customizable travelers can decide which monuments to visit in the inside or can decide to visit monuments only from the outside. During the tour you will discover the hidden treasures only locals know of and will have the opportunity to try the fantastic Portuguese cuisine. The itinerary is designed in a way travelers will always avoid crowds.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Picta Travel

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Centro Historico de Sintra

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

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

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

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

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

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: Cabo da Roca

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

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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