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.

Centro Historico de Sintra: Tours & Tickets

Save
All photos (1,870)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Certificate of Excellence
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
16°
10°
Nov
13°
Dec
13°
Jan
Contact
Sintra 2710-616, Portugal
Improve This Listing
Centro Historico de Sintra Tours and Tickets
from US$58.80
More Info
from US$59.81
More Info
from US$71.81
More Info
from US$70.96
More Info
from US$78.84
More Info
from US$145.30
More Info
from US$104.19
More Info
from US$145.30
More Info
from US$67.58
More Info
See all tours & tickets
Reviews (1,970)
Filter reviews
440 results
Traveller rating
186
187
53
8
6
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveller rating
186
187
53
8
6
Show reviews that mention
All reviews narrow streets tourist shops historical center lots of shops quaint town chocolate cup pastry national palace cherry liquor day trip wander around train station moorish castle every corner walking shoes nice walk quinta da regaleira
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 440 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As the title says, it's really crowded and small, disappointingly nothing special. We had lunch at a cafe close to the square (can't remember) and it was expensive. You could easily miss this part of Sintra.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank AlanMerrins
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Yes one can just wander around here as we did and look at the older style houses and streets as well as the inevitable shopping as one does

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank badmintontim
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful, charming and quaint town that’s perfect for walking around, having a glass of local wine, and good seafood

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank AMatlins
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Warning be prepared for any weather as you stroll the historical area. It was cold and windy but mostly dry as we took in the lovely buildings along the road and clinging to the valley sides. Found a nice local bar and rounded off our...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank allanriley9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed In Sintra historic center. First we tried To find our Hotel by car, but In the historic center driving is forbitten. We left our car In the parking place and left our big luggace In the car and took only handbags with. The...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Päivi S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Sintra for 3 nights and enjoyed visiting Pena Palace, Monseratte, the Sintra Palace & the Moorish castle among other sites. We went by local train from Lisbon, a journey of 19 stops in about an hour for €1.65. Be sure to have...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Fran O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sintra is a nice and cosy little city full of history with worth of seeing streets. Definitely have a walk around there after visiting the castles. The castles are all different and so called "must see" places. To get to the castles definitely take a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Annemarii2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sintra is lovely to explore but totally geared to tourists so don’t expect any authentic small town experience. Worth exploring but beyond a lovely ambiance it’s a little over hyped.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Matvl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can feel the vive of the place with the food smell, the nice local people and the traditional music. Awesome!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank sadrisali
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We probably only saw a small amount of Sintra but it was pretty. Not bad prices for lunch or for parking (if you can find it). Plenty of tourist tat shops like many touristy places but some nice shops in between. You can walk up...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank nosnoj
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 15 nearby hotels
Central Hotel
15 reviews
.04 km away
Sintra Boutique Hotel
937 reviews
.10 km away
Tivoli Sintra Hotel
1,920 reviews
.11 km away
Lawrence's Hotel
365 reviews
.23 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 338 nearby restaurants
Bacalhau na Vila
1,147 reviews
.06 km away
Cantinho Gourmet
250 reviews
.04 km away
Casa Piriquita
180 reviews
.03 km away
Piriquita II
3,497 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 230 nearby attractions
Palacio Nacional de Sintra
4,915 reviews
.05 km away
NewsMuseum
105 reviews
.08 km away
Sao Martinho Church
64 reviews
.06 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
jantoby1
April 1, 2019|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from SilverNomad04 | Reviewed this property |
Just got back from Sintra and I got a perfectly adequate FREE map from the coffee shop right opposite the station (main entrance)
1
Vote
Sunny v
December 14, 2017|
AnswerShow all 16 answers
Response from FromToronto123 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, having just visited Sintra, I would highly recommend you hire a private guide, we used Wonder Vans and were so happy we did. Tomas lives in the area and knew the streets and how to navigate and could just drop us off at... More
0
Votes