Discover the best of Sintra on this comprehensive private tour. Sintra, the Moon Hill, is a UNESCO-listed site full of magic and mystery. Find out how Sintra became the first center of European Romantic architecture, and how Ferdinand II turned a ruined monastery into a castle. Your guide will take you to the best spots in Sintra, including other fine dwellings built in the surrounding mountains. No trip to Sintra is complete without visitng the parks and gardens, which influenced the development of landscape architecture throughout Europe.
Your journey to the royal village of Sintra begins with a hassle-free morning pickup at your central Lisbon hotel. Meet your guide and strap into your private car, then kick back on the brief but scenic journey into the Portuguese countryside.
Once in Sintra, stretch your legs and follow your guide to many beautiful spots. Throughout the day, visit the many lush gardens, explore Pena Palace, Quinta da Regaleira, castles and many more special places. Along the way, your guide will tell you about the history and culture of one of Portugal’s most astounding places, including how Portuguese kings once used it as their royal retreat.
To or from Lisbon, you will also have the opportunity to visit Monserrate Palace (according to timming), Azenhas do Mar, Cabo da Roca, and the stunning Portuguese beach town, Cascais. Relax on your way back to Lisbon, where your tour concludes.