Guided tour

Sintra: Pena Palace Half-Day Guided Tour

Activity provider: flaminGO experiences

Sintra: Pena Palace Half-Day Guided Tour

Activity provider: flaminGO experiences

From US$ 53.28 per person

Feel the magic of Sintra and visit the world famous Pena Palace on a guided tour. Be driven in an ex-military 4x4 and learn facts about the town from your expert guide

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Duration 3 hours
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  • Explore the stunning Pena Palace with a knowledgeable guide
  • Feel the wind in your hair as the 4 x 4 goes off-road through the lush forests of Sintra-Cascais Natural Park
  • View all five castles and palaces of this UNESCO World Heritage site
Full description
Head to the meeting point, climb into an old Portuguese-made military 4 x 4, and enjoy the feeling of being whisked along centuries-old forest roads towards Pena Palace. Drive past historic places such as Sintra National Palace, Serteais Palace, Monserrate,  Quinta da Regaleira, and the 8th-century Moorish Castle. Stroll through the stunning Pena Palace together with your guide. Snap photos, share stories of the palace, and listen to fun facts. During the half-day tour, stop the sample the town’s traditional sweet ‘travesseiro’ pastry and sip a homemade ‘ginja’ liqueur. Finish the tour with a drop off back in town or at the train station. Enjoy a local lunch in Sintra, continue to explore the town, or carry on to your next tour.
  • Drive and guide
  • Off-road experiences in a legendary restored vintage Portuguese UMM 4×4
  • Free wiFi on board
  • Taste of Portuguese 'Ginja' liqueur or Porto wine
  • Traditional 'travesseiro' pastry 
  • Polaroid photo to take home
  • Smartphone chargers, blankets, umbrellas, sunscreen
  • Entry fee for Pena Palace (€7.50)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems

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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

  • Jacket
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

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Diogo knows his stuff, was a great time spent with him as well as the rest of the tour

August 24, 2021

Product ID: 388565