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  2. Lisbon Metropolitan Area
  3. Lisbon
  4. Castle of the Moors

Sintra: Full-Day Private Monuments Tour from Lisbon

Product ID: 58881
Visit Sintra, the capital of Romanticism, and one of the most picturesque villages in Portugal. Tour the area’s castles, taking in the views from the Moorish Castle, admiring the Sintra National Palace, and exploring the magical Quinta da Regeleira.
About this activity
Duration: 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Booklets
English

Pickup included

Pick-up and drop off at your hotel or the cruise port
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire some of Portugal’s most stunning castles
  • Visit the picturesque, historic town of Sintra, a World Heritage Site
  • Enjoy a tour of the Sintra National Palace
Full description
Spend a full day touring Sintra and admiring some of the most spectacular of Portugal’s castles.

Stop at the Moorish Castle with its original sections dating from the 8th and 9th centuries, and enjoy fantastic views of the region.

Visit the Pena Palace and admire the mix of architectural styles of its exterior and interior. The Pena Palace is one of the best examples of Romanticism in the 19th century.

Next you’ll visit the historic town of Sintra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Sintra National Palace is located in the center of town, and for that reason it is known as the Town Palace. The 2 massive chimneys that protrude from the kitchens have become emblematic of Sintra.

Inside, you’ll tour the ostentatiously decorated rooms of the best preserved medieval royal palace in Portugal and the favorite of Portuguese nobility.

Quinta da Regaleira, located in the historic center, was built in the early 20th century in the middle of a dense forest, surrounded by gardens, lakes, grottoes, and enigmatic constructions. It is the result of the Romantic, Gothic, Renaissance, and Manueline ideals and of the magical and mythical visions of its owner.
Includes
  • All monument tickets
  • Bottled water
  • Driver
  • Hotel/cruise port pick-up and drop off
  • Private tour
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • WiFi
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Guides inside monuments visited

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Important information
Know before you go
Children must be accompanied by an adult.

A minimum of 4 people per booking is required.

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancelation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet the requirement. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or a full refund.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 4 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    5 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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A great full day excursion for eight to Sintra that took in the Moorish castle, the Pena Palace, the National Palace, and the Quinta de Regaleira. It also included time for a nice lunch in Sintra village. We all recommend our tour guide Manuel very highly. He was very knowledgeable and shepherded us to our destinations with no trouble.

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September 28, 2018

Excellent tour

The tour by Jose was excellent . We were able to see four sites in one day that we wouldn’t be able to if we had to take public transportation. Very few tours offer this combination and it was private as well. Good value for the money

May 7, 2019

A great full day excursion for eight to Sintra that took in the Moorish castle, the Pena Palace, the National Palace, and the Quinta de Regaleira. It also included time for a nice lunch in Sintra village. We all recommend our tour guide Manuel very highly. He was very knowledgeable and shepherded us to our destinations with no trouble.

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September 28, 2018

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Lisbon on Wheels

Product ID: 58881