Sintra: Full-Day 4x4 Tour

4.9 / 5

27 reviews

Activity provider: flaminGO experiences

Sintra: Full-Day 4x4 Tour

Activity provider: flaminGO experiences

From US$ 86.19 per person

See Sintra’s wild side with an epic off-road adventure by 4x4. Sample local delicacies and discover secret spots

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Duration 7 hours
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  • Explore all of Sintra, from castles to the coastline
  • Dive deep into the wild, remote areas Sintra-Cascais Natural Park.
  • Visit a 12th-century convent with epic 360-degree views
  • Dive into the cool ocean at Adraga Beach
  • Stand at mainland Europe’s westernmost point, Caba da Roca
Full description
Explore another side of the UNESCO World Heritage town of Sintra on a full-day action-packed adventure by 4x4. Go beyond the famous palaces and head off-road. Stop for a local pastry and sample some ‘ginja’ liqueur.  Board the restored ex-military vintage 4WD and tackle the wild terrain of the area. Follow unmarked secret trails to remote bits of nature and monuments that tourists don’t usually reach. Visit untouched lakes, ancient hilltop convents, and other hidden gems. Splash through puddles of mud as the 4x4 heads past house-sized boulders, pine forests, and giant ferns. Stop for lunch at a village restaurant then head for the coast. Take a stroll along the sand and take in the views of a beach surrounded by incredible soaring cliffs.
  • Driver and guide
  • Off-road experience in a restored vintage Portuguese UMM 4×4
  • Soundsystem and free WiFi on board
  • Taste of unique Portuguese 'ginja' liqueur or Porto wine
  • Traditional 'travesseiro' pastry 
  • Polaroid photo to take home
  • Smartphone chargers, blankets, umbrellas, sunscreen
  • Lunch (Approximately €25-30 with wine)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

The meeting point is in “Portela de Sintra” Train Station (last stop BEFORE “Sintra”) and you can easily and quickly get the train from Lisbon (“Rossio” or “Entrecampos” Station).

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Jacket
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 27 reviews

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It has been a great experience, we chose the tour as part of our bachelorette party weekend and it has been a success, an activity in which to get to know beautiful places in the serra de sintra and with a friendly, attentive guide and fun. The food was also very well organized by the guide in a restaurant with homemade and traditional dishes.

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May 8, 2022

It was a wonderful experience, we arrived at Portela de Sintra station by train where Nelson welcomed us with his vehicle and took us to the heart of Sintra giving us lots of information about it; we had lunch in a very nice restaurant with typical Portuguese dishes, then we went to different places with a breathtaking view of the ocean, we made a stop in Cabo de roca and then we headed to Cascais passing by the most beautiful beaches of the coast. We were perfectly at ease thanks to the sympathy of Nelson and our travel companions from different countries around the world, an experience that I recommend to everyone. Nelson also offered us a shot of a local wine, a typical Portuguese dessert and a snapshot of a Polaroid to keep as a souvenir.

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September 22, 2021

Memorable day. Beautiful landscapes. Perfect guides.

October 10, 2022

Product ID: 388572