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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
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.

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Reviewed yesterday
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

Thank 44NancyC2018
Reviewed 3 days ago
Seeing Sintra with Bernardo Rufino

We had a wonderful day with Bernardo. His knowledge of the Castle, the royal family and general history of Portugal was fantastic. It was enriched because he originated from this region and still lives close to Sintra. We were fortunate in that we did much...More

Thank Deb L
Reviewed June 5, 2018
Visiting Portugal? Great touring company hands down

IGoPortugal certainly makes a first-time visit to Portugal a breeze. From sightseeing schedule flexibility to historical and tidbit knowledge to restaurant recommendation, this was a thoroughly impressive tour guide experience. Sonia is easily a world-class guide, from her academic/professionalism education from Great Britain as well...More

1  Thank Nxkim
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile
Sintra day trip

An excellent day with an amazing and knowledgeable guide. Katia was full of facts about the royal family that once ruled Portugal and about all the areas we visited. I highly recommend this company!

1  Thank Jeff P
Reviewed April 24, 2018
Really good professional and personal service, very accommodating

I was on a business trip but wanted to do some sightseeing near Lisbon. Time was tight and my hotel suggested a transfer/ tours from I Go Portugal. They were extremely accommodating when I wanted to see Tomar even though I did not have a...More

Thank Jo C
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