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Sintra - Through Palaces and Royal Gardens Private Day Tour

  • A full-day tour of Sintra from Lisbon with a private guide
  • Learn about the aristocracy of Portugal while wandering through castles
  • Stroll through the lush gardens and visit charming local shops
Sintra - Through Palaces and Royal Gardens Private Day Tour
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Sintra - Through Palaces and Royal Gardens Private Day Tour
From US$98.19
Escape the bustle of the city and head to Sintra to get a taste of royalty on this privately guided tour. Discover the UNESCO-listed site and the surrounding gardens to get an idea of how the rich lived during the 19th century. Learn about the history of the royal sanctuary and the beautiful architecture on this full-day tour.
What to Expect

Begin your tour with a hotel pickup and head out on your tour of Sintra, just 30 minutes outside of Lisbon.

Start your tour of Sintra at Pena Palace which showcases the Romanticist style of architecture from the 19th century. Learn all about the palace and surrounding areas with informative insights from your guide before heading down to the quaint village of Sintra. Enjoy a short walk around town while peeping into local shops and pastry shops.

The 17th-century building of Quinta da Regaleira is next on the tour with its secret caves and lush gardens. Afterwards, take a quick break to absorb the scenery or walk on the beach.

Visit the most western point of Europe, Cabo da Roca, and enjoy a coastal road trip passing through Estoril and the fishing village of Cascais before heading back to your Lisbon hotel.

Reviews (27)
1 - 5 of 18 reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2018
Relaxed Visit to Just What We Wanted to See

Vera, our tour guide, was knowledgeable and personable. She was very attentive to all of our needs and took us to a fabulous seafood restaurant in Cascais at the end of our tour in Sintra.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Prof50
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile
Sintra in a day - Tasty Travels for Two

Had an amazing time with Vera today. She was friendly, knowledgeable, & flexible. The Palace was amazing and she was super patient with all of our pictures. Had a fantastic lunch by the beach. The ocean views made for an incredible ride back to Lisboa...More

1  Thank Natalie D
Reviewed 3 August 2018
1 Day layover, what to do?

IGO Portugal with help from the hotel was able to meet my needs with a 1-day tour of Sintra and the Pena Palace and local garden; don't forget the water view lunch at a "locals" restaurant .My guide Vera Fonseca provided much background of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Tom W
Reviewed 31 July 2018
Sintra, Quinto de Regaleira, Evora, Chapel of the Bones, Monsaraz, Fatima, Nazare, Obidosh

We saw all of these places and MORE in a few days thanks to iGO Portugal! Portugal is such a beautiful country and we were able to appreciate that fact thanks to the wonderful Sonia - she not only knew where to take us for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Yellowmoon101
Reviewed 23 July 2018
Palaces and Royal Gardens

We had a wonderful day with Cristof (our driver) and Katia (our tour guide). First, the Mercedes van we were picked up in was extremely comfortable and clean. Cristof was very friendly and did a great job driving throughout the day but especially in Sintra...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 44NancyC2018
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6 September 2018|
Response from johanna m |
How many people on the tour or is it a private tour like it mentions with only my party?