Our most popular tour!! You can choose the Full Day option or the Half Day option
"Theresa was amazing! She has the best sense of humor and her knowledge and the details she knew really added depth to the amazing sites we visited. She truly went above and beyond to make our day special. We can't thank her enough."
Total cost of the FULL DAY tour
Tour for 1-3 people: € 190
Tour for 4-6 people: € 240
Tour for 7+ people: € 45 per person
Total cost of the HALF DAY tour
Tour for 1-3 people: € 160
Tour for 4-6 people: € 210
Tour for 7+ people: € 40 per person
Full Day tour: 8-10 hours
Half Day tour: 6 hours
Discover what makes Sintra the most romantic corner of Portugal on a private day trip to this forested enclave of palaces and estates that seem plucked straight from a fairy tale. With a personal guide arranging all the details, visit the former royal retreats of Pena Palace and Quinta da Regaleira, stroll through UNESCO-listed Sintra, and enjoy the ocean air in seaside Cascais.
We take-off from Lisbon in the morning heading directly to the UNESCO-listed Pena Palace. The 19th-century Romantic palace is a wonder to discover and one you will not soon forget. It is one of the best places to take pictures. It’s placed high on top of the mountain with a splendid view that stretches for miles, all the way to the Ocean.
As you stroll through the beautiful and exotic landscape, your guide will give you historical and architectural details on the region but letting you explore the monuments on your own. Later we continue through the National Park onwards to see the Chalets, Moorish Castle and Montserrate Palace.
Moving forward we have the stunning Quinta da Regaleira. This yet another UNESCO-listed site has anciently carved buildings, incredible gardens and a gothic breeze that will enchant anyone who dares to enter. Full of history behind it, you will learn all about the caves, secret wells and art that originated from the Masonry, the Templars and the Rose Cross.
Before moving towards Cabo da Roca, You may want take a stroll through the historical center of Sintra. This is a good time to rest, lunch and try out some traditional regional pastries. Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point of Continental Europe, is yet another great spot to take some pictures and feel the sea breeze.
Reaching the end of our trip we want to show the place where many Portuguese Royal Families used to vacation. We would not consider this trip a success if you didn’t experience the coastal splendor of Cascais.
- We'll pick you up at your designated address.
- Departure time: 8:30 AM (SUMMER) - 09:00 AM (WINTER)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Private tour
- Bottled water
- Free Wi-Fi
- Skip the line: you can choose if you want to buy the tour with attractions tickets included or not. The FULL-DAY Skip the line includes tickets to Pena Palace and TWO other castles of your choice, usually Moors Castle and Monserrate Palace. The Half-Day only includes Pena Palace and ONE other monument.
- Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
If you are on a budget try our shared TOUR TO SINTRA FOR LOCALS! You may use our partner's AIRBNB booking process below!