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Sintra: Historical Jeep Tour

1. Sintra: Historical Jeep Tour

Hop into a classic Portuguese jeep to explore Sintra’s wonders. See the best of Sintra with the help of your tour guide, as you learn the incredible histories and explore the must-see landmarks in this 7-hour tour. Drive around three of the five stunning palaces of Sintra, the National Palace, Seteais Palace, Monserrate, as well as Moorish Castle. View the stunning palaces from multiple vantage points. Take in the gorgeous panoramic views of Sintra. Stop to visit Quinta de Regaleira. Marvel at the breathtaking architecture. Look deep into the initiation wells, that were once used for ceremonial purposes. Visit Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point of continental Europe. Admire the gorgeous views atop the cape and hear the immensity of the ocean clashing into the land beneath you. If your group chooses to, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Continue on to a wine tasting, and relax with some of the finest wines Sintra has to offer. As the last stop on your tour, enter Pena Palace. Admire the colorful, unique palace, that looks like it has come straight out of a fairytale. Capture your final tour photos, before your guide returns you to your drop-off.

Sintra: Jeep Safari, Sunset Hike, and Tapas at the Beach

2. Sintra: Jeep Safari, Sunset Hike, and Tapas at the Beach

Set off from the meeting point in a convertible Jeep and enjoy great views of the sights and palaces of Sintra as you drive through the town. Head off-road down an unmarked trail and you will reach the westernmost point of continental Europe – the incredible cliffs of Cabo da Roca. Here you’ll start to see the sun going down. From here you begin the hike down to the secret beach It’s a steep route with some twists and turns, but after a half-hour walk you’ll reach the soft, golden sand. Relax on the beach and enjoy some traditional Portuguese ‘petiscos’ (tapas) such as cheese, chouriço, bread, and more. Take a swim in the Atlantic Ocean, or sit back on the beach with a couple of glasses of wine and enjoy the stunning sunset over the ocean.

Sintra: Renault Twizy Rental with Route-Planning Support

3. Sintra: Renault Twizy Rental with Route-Planning Support

Drive yourself to visit two beautiful parks and monuments of Sintra, Quinta da Regaleira and Monserrate, then head to the most western point of Europe, Cabo da Roca, for a breathtaking view of the Atlantic ocean. This experience is the only one that allows you to have total autonomy to really get to know Sintra your way and at your own pace. Your local guides will help you figure out where to go, plan the routes on the GPS, support you during your tour, and give you the best recommendations for a perfect day in this magical region. Go to Quinta da Regaleira, Seteais Palace, Monserrate Park and Palace and Cabo da Roca, the most western point of Europe. Choose where to stop and visit and enjoy the pleasure of driving an eco-friendly electric car ideal to navigate through the tight streets of Sintra, explore the beautiful surrounding region and have a lot of fun.

Sintra: Half-Day Private Tour with Tivoli Palácio de Seteais

4. Sintra: Half-Day Private Tour with Tivoli Palácio de Seteais

Discover historic Sintra and the sights of the region which surrounds it on a half-day private tour by car and Jeep. Visit the Pena National Park and Palace and Quinta da Regaleira (entrance at own expense), and admire the 18th-century Tivoli Palácio de Seteais. Meet your driver in Sintra and head for your Pena National Park and Palace. Buy your ticket to enter and admire the timeless work of King Fernando II and stroll through its scenic gardens. Pass by Quinta da Regaleira, and Portuguese estate surrounded by gardens and buildings inspired by alchemy and a Sintra classic. Then, head for Monserrate Park and Palace. Pause to admire this masterpiece of romanticism, with its exotic gardens and intricate architecture. Complete your experience with a visit to the 18th-century Tivoli Palácio de Seteais. Take a stroll in the gardens of a palace which is now a 5-star hotel, and admire the scenery from its viewpoint.

Lisbon: Coastal Sunset Tour with Sparkling Wine and Snacks

5. Lisbon: Coastal Sunset Tour with Sparkling Wine and Snacks

After being picked up from your accommodation we drive to Boca da Inferno. Explore this amazing coastal feature and get your first unobstructed view of the sun setting in the West. Afterwards we derive along the coast towards Guincho beach and opportunity to explore the Cresmina Dunes. Walk through the dunes, feel the sand beneath your feet as you continue to be amazed at the stunning sunset and the views of ocean and hills. Explore Guincho beach before continuing to awe-inspiring views from Cabo da Roca and the shimmering sea and coastline. We continue North, with the sun is sight, towards Praia das Macas, passing a distant view of Pena Palace before reaching Azenhas do Mar. Admire the beautiful white and red houses of this coastal village. Then it is time to choose your quiet location, from those we have visited, to spend time together with a bottle of pink sparkling wine and fruit/canapes watching the sun disappear over the horizon. After great opportunities for photos to capture that special moment return to your accommodation.

Private Evening Walk: Sintra Mountains Inbetween Wolves

6. Private Evening Walk: Sintra Mountains Inbetween Wolves

Two hours before sunset (please check sunset time), you will be picked up by car at Sintra's train station. On your way to where this evening walk will start you'll be able to see in the distance Sintra's Castle, Pena Palace, and the forest gradually beginning to surround you. Once you have  arrived in the western part of Sintra's Mountains, your walk will begin. The walk will be about 5 kilometers, spanning around 4 hours, on regular and soft irregular terrain. The effort implied is equivalent to spending a whole afternoon strolling around Sintra, with its various ups and downs. You'll travel under the black arc of the night sky, dotted with a thousand stars, to discover a hidden past that's almost impossible to imagine. Watch the sun falling over the Atlantic Ocean. After sunset you will enter the forest and learn about the wolves, wild boars, and friars who once roamed these paths. Your historian guide will tell you about the religious orders and unusual stories from the area's history.

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What people are saying about Sintra

This was a truly amazing trip during which we got a full Portuguese experience in couple of hours! Awesome off-road jeep ride, hiking, sightseeing, wine and snacks on the beach, meeting people - this trip definitely exceeded our expectations. Martim was a great guide, very laid back and fun to spend time with. He kept on surprising us with new things on the agenda. You should definitely go!

Paulo was amazing! He is a Sintra local with deep historical knowledge and you can feel his passion when he speaks. We were blessed to have sun for most of the day despite the forecast being rainy which made the day all the more special. Having Juan along for the ride added to the fun!

Excellent adventure with our amazing guide Ruben! The drive west included a bit of off-roaming fun, loved the photo op stop at the westernmost European point overlook, and the hike down to Ursa beach for a picnic was unforgettable. Great memories made - thank you!

Paulo was an amazing tour guide! We are all still talking about our Best Day Ever in Sintra! Paulo showed us the most beautiful spots and made the whole experience enjoyable. Can’t thank you or him enough!

The driver was very friendly. He has lots of information to share with us and he did it in nice way.