Guided tour

Sintra: Quinta da Regaleira Half-Day Guided Tour

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Sintra: Quinta da Regaleira Half-Day Guided Tour

From £29.26 per person

Feel the magic of Sintra and visit the beautiful Quinta da Regaleira 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 3.5 hours
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  • Explore the mystical Quinta da Regaleira with an expert 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
  • Taste traditional pastries and liqueur
Full description
Head to the meeting point, climb into a classic Portuguese-made military 4 x 4, and enjoy the feeling of being whisked along centuries-old forest roads towards Quinta da Regaleira. Drive past historic places such as Sintra National Palace, Serteais Palace, Monserrate,  Pena Palace, and the 8th-century Moorish Castle. Stroll through the magical Quina da Regaleira together with your guide. Snap photos, share stories of the area, 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 Quinta da Regaleira (€10)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Children under 12 years
  • 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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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Jacket

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 7 reviews

Review summary

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20 December 2021

Diogo was particularly well informed and a humorous guide. We spent a very enjoyable morning with him and leant a lot about SIntra, Easy-going personality and fun to be around. The open top jeep experience was also a novelty!

28 October 2021

Pleasant tour, guided by João, excellent guide! Thank you for the company, availability and sympathy. I recommend.

30 August 2021

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