Sintra Private Tour

A stroll in Sintra is a true historical treasure, where you can find historical remnants of the Bronze Age at stations diverted from the History of Portugal.

per adult from

$190

NZD

Duration

8 to 9 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

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  • What's included :
    • Driver/Escort
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • WiFi on board
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Tickets
    • Food and drinks
    • Entry/Admission - Castelo dos Mouros
    • Entry/Admission - Park and National Palace of Pena
    • Entry/Admission - Sintra National Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Quinta da Regaleira
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Castelo dos Mouros, Estrada da Pena Parque de Monserrate, Sintra 2710-609 Portugal

    Moorish Castle – Sintra
    Monuments
    Skirting two Sintra mountain ranges, the Moorish Castle dates back to the early days of the Moorish occupation of the Peninsula - the eighth century.
    After many attempts, was finally taken by Dom Afonso Henriques first king of Portugal in 1147, and was built the first Christian Chapel of the city, dedicated to St. Peter of Penaferrim.
    In the romantic period, in 1860, the walls were restored under the supervision of Dom Fernando II, husband of Dona Maria II, who wooded the surrounding areas, and gave a new dignity to the ancient medieval ruins. Noteworthy is the Moorish Cistern inside and the so-called Royal Tower.
    Located about 3.5 km from the historic center of Sintra.


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Park and National Palace of Pena, Estrada da Pena, Sintra 2710-609 Portugal

    Park and National Palace of Pena
    Museums and Palaces
    Pena National Palace
    Visit the fantastic Pena Palace exponent of 19th century Romanticism in PortugalSet on the top of Monte da Pena, the palace was built on the site of a former monastery. Built by D. Fernando de Saxe Coburg-Gotha, who married Queen Dona Maria II in 1836. After falling in love with Sintra, he decided to buy the convent and surrounding lands to build a summer palace for the royal family.
    A restaurant has been installed in one of the palace wings, with a terrace offering a beautiful panoramic view over the Sintra Mountains and the coast.


    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Centro Historico de Sintra, Sintra 2710-616 Portugal

    Historic Center
    Sintra village from the municipal heritage to the world heritage, properly classified by UNESCO, visit the historical center of the romantic village of Sintra, many buildings and remains of various periods and cultural movements remain.


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Sintra National Palace, Largo Rainha Dona Amelia, Sintra 2710-616 Portugal

    Sintra National Palace
    Museums and Palaces
    The Sintra National Palace is unique among the royal medieval palaces in Portugal and the most distinguished building in the village of Sintra.
    From the first dynasties of the country, Sintra was one of the favorite places of Portuguese kings and queens, although the palace we can see today was an initiative of Dom João I, who rebuilt it, and Dom Manuel I, which enriched the building's decorative character. and added a new wing.
    Visit the interior of the palace, where you will surely discover a little more about the history of Portugal. The decoration is quite remarkable, being a combination of various artistic styles that depended on the respective tastes of the kings who lived here, and designed to give the various rooms different names. In particular, it draws visitors' attention to the Swan Room, the Armory Room, the Magpie or the Reading Room and the chapel.
    Outside, the palace's most striking and distinctive feature is the kitchen's two large conical chimneys, each measuring 33 meters in height, now adopted as the symbol of Sintra.


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Quinta da Regaleira, Rua Barbosa do Bocage, Sintra 2710-567 Portugal

    Palace and Quinta da Regaleira
    Museums and Palaces
    Very close to the historic center of Sintra is Quinta da Regaleira, one of the most enigmatic sights of Sintra.
    Quinta da Regaleira was built in the early twentieth century by millionaire Antonio Augusto Carvalho Monteiro (1848-1920), who managed to realize one of his dreams here with the help of scenographic architect Luigi Manini (1848-1936). Surrounded by lush greenery, Palácio da Regaleira is a fascinating discovery.
    The palace was built in a romantic revivalist style, imitating Gothic, Manueline and Renaissance architectural and decorative forms, mixed with mythical and esoteric symbolism.
    A special mention is reserved for the Holy Trinity Chapel, where visitors can take a spiral staircase down to the crypt to discover the monumental initiation pit that, deep down, leads through a cave to an amazing lake hidden in the middle of the gardens. .


    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Palacio de Monserrate, R. Visc. de Monserrate, Sintra 2710-591 Portugal

    Museums and Palaces
    Park and Palace of Monserrate
    This fantastic Romantic park was created by William Beckford, who fell in love with the Sintra Mountain.


  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Monday to Sunday 09H00 We also pick up our guests at their accommodation, train station, and any other destinations on agreement.Airports
    • Lisboa Airport, Alameda das Comunidades Portuguesas, Lisbon 1700-111 Portugal
    Ports
    • Lisbon Cruise Port
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Fantastic Ride

Activity ID: V-109813P65

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