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 (...)

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Overview Location: Lisbon, Portugal
This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

What you can expect 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.

Practical information

What's inside

  • 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

What's NOT inside

  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Quinta da Regaleira
  • Entry/Admission - Pena Palace
  • Tips
  • Entry/Admission - Quinta da Regaleira
  • Entry/Admission - Park and National Palace of Pena

Additional info

  • Refundable up to 4 business days prior to the travel date minus a 7% administrative fee.
  • 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

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.


5 to 8 hours


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Departure time:

9:00 AM

Reviews & ratings

  • Sintra private tour, a dreamlike experience! | . | 2020/01/07
    "Danilo was superb. He was so knowledgable and patient with us. Showed us the highlights and so much more. Great spot for lunch that he arranged for us while we were (...) "

  • Sintra private tour, a dreamlike experience! | . | 2019/12/06
    "Our guide Danilo was simply outstanding in every way. In short, he was professional, punctual, knowledgeable, and extremely friendly. Since the start we felt (...) "

  • Sintra private tour, a dreamlike experience! | . | 2019/11/27
    "We can’t say enough good things about our tour with Danilo! We did an all day Sintra tour and it was the absolute highlight of our trip to Portugal. I thought an all (...) "

  • Sintra private tour, a dreamlike experience! | . | 2019/11/11
    "We booked this tour through Viator Customer Service as we did not have access to a laptop and we were in a rush to make the booking. So first of all, many thanks to (...) "

  • Sintra private tour, a dreamlike experience! | . | 2019/10/21
    "Loved it... The tour guide Danilo, definately knows his stuff.... He was very flexible with us, with what we wanted to do... Very patient, and his knowledge about (...) "

  • Sintra private tour, a dreamlike experience! | . | 2019/10/07
    "Danilo was our Sintra tour guide and he was amazing!!! My wife and I did 1 day in Sintra for our 2 week honeymoon and it was one of our favorite days. Danilo (...) "

  • Sintra private tour, a dreamlike experience! | . | 2019/10/02
    "Usually I'm the type of person that would avoid tours. My trips are often the product of my intuition, relationships with locals and a lot of improvising in order to (...) "

  • Sintra private tour, a dreamlike experience! | . | 2019/07/19
    "The local guide (Danilo) was at our hotel on time, we drove in his car to Sintra which was super clean and listen to some nice music he put on on our way to Sintra. (...) "

  • Sintra private tour, a dreamlike experience! | . | 2019/11/13
    "Danilo was very personable. Such a great, fun personality. However, I feel that he could have given us more of a tour and explained things a little more. We toured (...) "