Explore the fairytale palaces and gardens of Sintra on a 4-hour guided tour from Lisbon. Marvel at the interiors and gardens of the former monastery and royal residence of Pena Palace. Enjoy panoramic views of Sintra Natural Park, and more.
What to Expect
Escape the hustle and bustle of Lisbon on a half-day afternoon tour to the bohemian village of Sintra in the dense woodlands of Sintra Natural Park.
Depart from the Hard Rock Café Lisbon at 14:00 and transfer by air-conditioned van. Upon arrival in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sintra, marvel at its magical palaces and castles of different architectural styles. See buildings with Islamic motifs that reflect the days of the Moors.
Follow in the footsteps of poets and painters as you stroll the streets of Sintra’s Old Town. See the imposing National Palace (ticket not included), and try one of the famous travesseiros pastries made with almond cream. Then, drive into Sintra Natural Park on route to Pena Palace at the top of the mountain.
From the entrance, enjoy some free time to explore Pena Park and Pena Palace on your own (ticket included). Admire the eclectic styles by the amateur architect Baron Wilhelm Ludwig von Eschwege, including examples of the Neo-Gothic, Neo-Manueline, Neo-Islamic and Neo-Renaissance.
- Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
- Entrance tickets to Pena Palace and park
What's Not Included
- Entrance to other museums and monuments