Sintra: Self-Guided City Discovery Adventure Game

3.8 / 5

4 reviews

Sintra: Self-Guided City Discovery Adventure Game

From $21.10 per group up to 5

Explore a side to Sintra that not even the locals know about on this exciting self-guided city discovery game. Solve the riddles on your phone to uncover hidden gems and unlock forgotten stories across the city through its picturesque streets.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 1.5 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a self-guided and real-life city discovery game via your phone
  • Experience the joy of solving riddles and unlocking local stories and secret recommendations
  • Explore the city's sites including the Quinta da Regaleira, Piriquita, Sintra National Palace and the gorgeous Moorish Fountain
Full description
The tour starts at Sintra train station, where your interactive adventure awaits. All the information you need for your challenge is available through your phone’s internet browser, the rest is up to you… The adventure takes you through the charming streets and alleyways of Sintra as you solve puzzles to unlock clues to your next destination. Discover parts of the city that not even the locals know about, and see popular sights from a different angle, literally! Explore the fascinating streets of Sintra and learn about the history, culture and lifestyle at the heart of the city. Solve 9 riddles to reveal each destination, and unlock stories about kings, queens, princesses, masons and templars. Travel across green paths, visit stunning palaces, and sample pastries at local cafes as you put your mind to the test.
Includes
  • A link to the web app game (received via email). The game is played in the browser of your phone. You need a little bit of data, max 2MB. No downloads
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    Covid-19 precautions

    You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

    Safety measures in place
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    Meeting point

    Start at Sintra’s Train Station.

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • This is a self-guided city discovery experience. There is no tour guide that will join your urban adventure. No one will wait for you at the meeting/starting point. All you need for your exploration will be written in your email from the tour operator
    • Games are available in English only
    • There’s a few rules to the games - and we’ll remind you of them before playing, but just so you know: every riddle is made up of (cryptic) directions and a question. To answer the question, you can try as many answers as you like. If you’re stuck, you can ask for a hint or skip a riddle
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    3.8 /5

    based on 4 reviews

    Review summary

    • Value for money
      4/5
    • Service
      5/5
    • Organization
      5/5

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    Guidances not always clear. looks like developed some time ago and not up to date, e.g, one of the riddles was to find what ‘x’ stands for in Love -x=SAM. However, when we got to the spot, ‘x’ was covered with plants.

    July 26, 2021

    Super game that allows you to discover Sintra differently. The kids loved it!

    September 2, 2019

    The game was excellent, great fun for all the family, brought us off the beaten track, very informative and interesting, kids really enjoyed it. Would absolutely recommend it.

    July 9, 2019

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