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  1. Portugal
  2. Lisbon
  3. Cabo da Roca

Sintra Full Day Sightseeing Tour

Product ID: 16669
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Explore Sintra, the glorious “Garden of Eden,” as Lord Byron called it, just outside Lisbon. Discover why this charming village has been the delight of people through the ages, from Hans Christian Andersen to Gloria Swanson!
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese, Italian

Pick-up service

Pick-up at your hotel (or nearest location possible) only in certain areas of the city (center). It may be required to get to a standard pick-up point (i.e Mercado da Ribeira or Saldanha areas). Parque das Nações area is not available for pick-up. Please note that you may have to walk a short distance from your accommodation to be picked up.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Sintra with an expert guide
  • Visit the best preserved medieval Royal Palace in Portugal
  • Drive along the stunning Estoril Coast
  • Go to Europe's westernmost point
Full description
Lord Byron called Sintra the “Garden of Eden” and others have named it the “Most beautiful village in the world.” Discover why on this 8-hour sightseeing tour around its paradisiacal streets and gardens.

You will feel the magic and mystery that emanates from all the palaces, villas and estates throughout the landscape. Visit the Sintra National Palace, the best preserved medieval Royal Palace in the country, with its Manueline and Moorish styles.

Move on to Pena National Palace (ticket not included) to discover an exotic and eclectic profusion of styles in accordance with the tastes of Romanticism. Pena is something out of a fairy tale, it's located approximately 500 meters above sea level and a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the most recognizable monument of Sintra's cultural landscape

You will have the services of an expert guide who will explain the history of how Sintra came to be, while you wander around romantic and mysterious locations, such as the Quinta da Regaleira and the palaces of Seteais and Monserrate.

You will also go to Cabo da Roca (Cape Roca), the most western point of mainland Europe, to visit Guincho Beach, as well as drive along the Estoril Coast and wander around the villages of Cascais and Oeiras.

The Portuguese Riviera has been a place of exile for many European royal and noble families for generations, and on this exquisite tour you will soon see why.
You will have the services of an expert guide who will explain the history of how Sintra came to be, while you wander around romantic and mysterious locations, such as the Quinta da Regaleira with its beautiful gardens, lakes and caves concealing esoteric meanings which dates from the Masonry and Knights Templar orders.
Includes
  • Tour guide and driver
  • Wi-Fi inside van
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Entrance and guided visit to Pena Palace
  • Entrance and guided visit to Quinta da Regaleira
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• English, Spanish and Portuguese available year round. French, Italian, Russian and Romanian by request
• Remember that more than one language may be spoken (maximum two)
• Infants and children occupy a seat, infant seats are available if advised at booking
• Child rate applies when accompanied by paying adult
• Maximum of 8 persons per vehicle
• Please wear appropriate footwear, bring bottled water, sunscreen, a jacket in winter
• Moderate walking included on this tour
• Minimum of 2 people per tour. If a tour is cancelled because of low bookings you will be offered an alternative or refund
• Not wheelchair accessible
• Tour will not be canceled for adverse weather, unless there are warnings by official organizations
• Tour partner is not responsible for traffic congestion resulting from cultural, sport, religious events, or demonstrations. They will offer alternatives to avoid these such as changing pickup or drop-off locations. Unfortunately, this may happen without prior notice.
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From US$ 77.68 US$ 62.15 per person

Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.7 / 5
based on 482 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.7/5
Organization
4.5/5
Value for money
4.3/5
Safety
4.7/5

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