1. Portugal
  2. Lisboa Region
  3. Sintra
  4. Seteais Palace

Secrets of Sintra and Cascais Private Tour

Product ID: 76067
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There's no better way to discover this unique fairy-tale villa of Sintra than to wander through it with the help of a local tour guide. Get ready to be amazed by epic history, and beautiful nature during this full-day private tour of Sintra and Cascais.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Italian, Portuguese
Wheelchair accessible

Pick-up service

Your hotel or any desired place in Sintra, Cascais/Estoril, Ericeira or Lisbon
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Get the perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Choose between several departures throughout the day
  • Be led by a friendly local guide
Full description
Travel along the Marginal Avenue, a winding waterfront road with sweeping views of the Tagus River and the Atlantic Ocean. You will see beautiful views, white sandy beaches, fishing vessels, ancient fortresses and old mansions. Passing by Estoril, you'll see the largest casino in Europe. At Cascais, take your time to walk around the scenic fishing village and a former vacation destination for the Portuguese Royal family. Bask in the narrow alleys and see the traditional Portuguese white houses, the stunning beaches and relaxing shores. Get sweeping ocean views from Cabo da Roca, the most western point of Europe. This place, “where the land ends and sea begins”, mastering the turbulent waters up to 140-meters high crushing loudly against the rocks offers a beautiful view of the wild coastline. Get you camera ready because Cabo da Roca is a real-life postcard.

Sintra is a magical, mountainous villa where all monuments have a majestic architecture full of stories and unraveling mysteries, stunning Gardens, centenary trees and ancient castles await you! But first you will be taken throw the historic center where you will see the traditional Portuguese narrow streets and take pictures of the mesmerizing medieval National Sintra palace and its iconic chimneys. Quinta da Regaleira, one of the most romantic places on planet Earth. The property has 4 hectares of luxurious gardens, an impotent palace with surrounding towers, a Chapple, enigmatic grottoes and countless mysteries and secrets for you to discover. Passing through the Seteais Palace, you will see this neoclassical palace which is now a luxury hotel, restaurant and a tourist attraction included in the Cultural Landscape of Sintra, listed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Many famous personalities such as Agatha Christie, Harrison Ford, Brat Pitt, and Johnny Deep have stayed at this fantastic place.

Pena Palace, a extravagant palace built on top of the mountain at 500 meters of Altitude dominates the whole of the coastline and is truly an image taken from a fairy-tale. This building is a mixture of Moorish and Manueline, architecture and is definitely a most see in Sintra. At the end of your day of guaranteed adventures you'll be dropped off back at the place you initially met. But before you return, have a taste and experience the most delicious traditional wine and finger food.

Includes
  • Local guide
  • Traditional food and wine tasting
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Small-group tour
  • Transportation by private vehicle
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • All insurances
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Tips

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Please bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Umbrella
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• Will be operated by a multi-lingual guide
• A maximum of 8 people per booking
• May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
• Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required