We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Train Touristique de Sintra


Train Touristique de Sintra
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
All photos (5)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible17%
23 Jun 2018
“Excellent ”
13 Jun 2018
“Worst Tour Experience Of My Life”
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Centro, Sintra, Portugal
Reviews (63)
Filter reviews
19 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 19 reviews
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Really, I have read over reviews about bumpy rides etc, it is bumpy - but Sintra is bumpy, take a sweater and sit on it! They are extremely helpful, if you want to bypass the ticket queue for the palace,they can sell you standard price...More

Thank Francesca T
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

The worst experience I have ever had on a tour. Firstly it was ludicrously uncomfortable. This kind of vehicle is ridiculously uncomfortable on cobble or bumpy roads. By the time we got back down I had to stretch my back. I’m a fit 31 yearl...More

Thank EmmetKellyecofun
Reviewed 3 February 2018

This must be the worst tourist train we have ever experienced! We went up and down for about 30 minutes with very little or no explanation of what we were seeing.(Green petit train which we got in the square) In fact we went up and...More

Thank helendc1
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

The train to Sintra ought to be easy, but it's not. You either have to stand in a HUGE line for the ticket machine, or an even longer line to talk with a person. We went with the ticket machine. The line is long because...More

Thank Tom X
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We got in this tour from the main plaza. We were told that we were going to have a tour around Sintra. However what I experienced is a go around, not really stopping for anything and poor to none explanations. The traffic was bad, but...More

1  Thank Realbert
Reviewed 28 July 2016

we had the Portugal Eurorail pass and thought that it will be easier to travel with it. Big Mistake!We start our journey at Rossio station, trying to go to Sintra. It Was very complicated to validate the auroral pass as it has to be validate...More

Thank camelia g
Reviewed 22 October 2015

We have to admit to being complete addicts of these touristique trains and have enjoyed them all over Europe. Although the best in our opinion remains that in Chinon, France which goes out of the town and into the vineyards, this runs it pretty close.Advancing...More

Thank sheilallan
Reviewed 4 October 2015

The train to Sintra takes 45 minutes - but leave plenty of time to get your ticket at the station. Ticket machines ( long queues) did not seem to be operating fully and you can only buy one ticket at a time - very time...More

Thank Paolina436
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Train journey to Sintra was good and then caught circular bus tour. Spent time at Sintra enjoying the sights, the architecture and the atmosphere. Had lunch there and later rejoined the circular bus which was a spectacular hair raising ride with wonderful views (and bated...More

1  Thank CheshireChallenger
Reviewed 8 July 2015

The streets and traffic in Sintra can be quite difficult to navigate so the little train is a fun way of getting around hassle free and not having to worry about parking.

Thank FMH1971
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 16 nearby hotels
Hotel Castelao
32 reviews
10.94 km away
Jardim da Amadora
85 reviews
11.87 km away
Pousada Palacio de Queluz
395 reviews
12.82 km away
Ibis Lisboa Sintra
786 reviews
13.04 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 308 nearby restaurants
O Caneira
236 reviews
2.17 km away
Restaurante Tia Alice
176 reviews
2.79 km away
Cabana do Peixe
214 reviews
6.04 km away
Palacio Dos Leitoes
84 reviews
2.71 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 165 nearby attractions
Portugal Bike
242 reviews
5.71 km away
Set de Copos
10 reviews
7.25 km away
Clube Hipico Quinta de Santo Antonio
5 reviews
6.84 km away
Quinta Das Carrafouchas
27 reviews
7.59 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Train Touristique de Sintra staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines