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Private Evening Walk: Sintra Mountains Inbetween Wolves

Product ID: 218019
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Go by car to a place with an open view of the Atlantic Ocean just before sunset. You will then experience the forest and ambience of Sintra's nature on a 5km route, learning from an historian about the so-called Mountain of the Moon.
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Duration 5 hours
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  • Discover Sintra's Mountains in total silence at night
  • See the sunset over the Atlantic Ocean in the distance
  • Learn about the area's history from a historian guide
  • Walk in the evening in one of the most untouched parts of Sintra's Mountains
Full description
Two hours before sunset, you will be picked up by car at Sintra's train station. On your way to where this evening walk will start you'll be able to see in the distance Sintra's Castle, Pena Palace, and the forest gradually beginning to surround you. Once you have  arrived in the western part of Sintra's Mountains, your walk will begin.

The walk will be about 5 kilometers, spanning around 4 hours, on regular and soft irregular terrain. The effort implied is equivalent to spending a whole afternoon strolling around Sintra, with its various ups and downs. You'll travel under the black arc of the night sky, dotted with a thousand stars, to discover a hidden past that's almost impossible to imagine.

Watch the sun falling over the Atlantic Ocean. After sunset you will enter the forest and learn about the wolves, wild boars, and friars who once roamed these paths.
Your historian guide will tell you about the religious orders and unusual stories from the area's history.
  • Pickup at Sintra Train Station to take you to the starting point in the mountains
  • A safety vest, so you can be safe and visible in the dark of the night
What’s Not Included
  • Inside access to monuments
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

At the main entrance to Sintra train station (the last station of Sintra's line, the one which gives access to Sintra's Village) you will find your guide (the bearded face person in the logo) or someone holding your name; Av. Dr. Miguel Bombarda, 2710 Sintra.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Water
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• Appointments must be made up until 72 hours prior to the desired date, in accordance to the Natural Parks legislation and mandatory reporting to authorities
• This walk is not recommended for people with limited mobility
• This walk is not recommended for people with cardiac conditions
• Since it is in the mountains you will find lots of ups and downs on the route

From US$ 145.48 per person

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