Explore Sintra at your own pace with City Sightseeing! Hop on and off at the sights you want to explore further, such as the medieval structure of Sintra National Palace. There are two routes to explore, the red westward route and the circular blue route.
What to Expect
Sintra is a resort town in the foothills of Portugal’s Sintra Mountains, near the capital of Lisbon. Board your City Sightseeing Sintra tour to explore this picturesque old-town by hopping on at any stops along two of the operational routes available and enjoy an introduction to Sintra's history and landmarks whilst admiring the views.
The red route starts next to Sintra National Palace, where you can find a medieval structure erected during the early 15th century. As the tour makes its way to the Colares Regional wine cellars, it offers the opportunity to disembark at Monserrate Palace. This fascinating villa is one of the finest 19th century structures in the area, and was originally built as a getaway for officials of the Portuguese royal court.
Don't miss the chance to visit Cabo da Roca, the western most point of the European region, where you can view the magnificent cliffs more than 100 metres in height.
Red Route Stops:
1. Palácio Nacional de Sintra
2. Palácio da Quinta da Regaleira
3. Palácio de Seteais
4. Parque de Monserrate
5. Colares - Adega Regional
6. Praia Grande
7. Cabo da Roca
8. Convento dos capuchos
9. Chalet da Condessa
10. Portão dos Lagos
11. Castelo dos Mouros
12. Palácio Nacional da Pena
13. Igreja de S. Pedro de Penaferrim
The blue bus tour route is ideal for visitors who have less time but still want to discover the region's highlights. It starts outside the train station (Estação de Trem) and heads to Sintra National Palace. From here the buses drive south towards the Portão dos Lagos, Castelo dos Mouros and Palácio Nacional da Pena. Igreja de São Pedro de Penaferrim is the final stop before the buses return to the train station.
Blue Route Stops:
1. Estação de Caminhos de Ferro
2. Palácio Nacional de Sintra
3. Portão dos Lagos
4. Castelo dos Mouros
5. Palácio Nacional da Pena
6. Igreja de S. Pedro de Penaferrim
7. Volta do Duche
- 24-Hour Bus Ticket
- Flexibility to hop-on and hop-off the tour
- Two different routes with one ticket
Red Line: Palácio Nacional de Sintra
Blue Line: Estação de Caminhos de Ferro
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Know Before You Go
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