Discover Pena Palace: Private Day Trip to Sintra from LisbonPrivate Tour

Enjoy a private day trip from Lisbon by train, and discover the Pena Palace, one of Portugal's Seven Wonders, including its interior, terraces, gardens and a TukTuk ride through Sintra Natural Park.
Adults: 2 Children: 0
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Things to know

Duration:

5 hrs 30 mins

Suitable for:

Adventurous, Culture Vulture, History Buffs, Intellectually Curious, Nature Lover

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Transport Mode:

Walking tour - with return train ride from Lisbon and Tuk Tuk ride in Sintra Natural Park.

Tickets:

  • - Train ticket from Lisbon to Sintra (return)
    - Pena Palace timed entrance tickets
    - Tuk Tuk Ride through Sintra Natural Park

Other inclusions:

- English Speaking Guide
- Gratuities optional
- Food and drinks are not included 
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off are not included
Meeting points: Your guide will meet you in front of the main entrance of Rossio Train station in Central Lisbon (entrance next to Starbucks)

What makes this tour special

The Pena National Palace is a Romanticist castle in Sintra, Portugal. It stands on the top of a hill above the town of São Pedro de Penaferrim and is the most popular tourist attraction in the town, as well as one of the most visited monuments in the country. The palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1995 and one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal.

On your private half-day tour of the Pena Palace, you will:


Your private tour of Sintra will start at Rossio Train station in central Lisbon. Today Portugal's most famous attraction, the Pena Palace was built in the 19th century as a summer home for Portuguese royalty. It was built by King Ferdinand II who had a very flamboyant and larger-than-life taste. 

It is an adaptation of 16th-century monastery ruins and an imitation of a medieval fortress. The Palace boasts spectacular views over the natural park and Lisbon (on a clear day) as well as beautifully landscaped gardens. Enjoy a 30-minute walk through the gardens to see our favourite section: the valley of the lakes. 

Your tour will end with a tuk-tuk ride either back to Sintra train station, where you will catch the train back to Lisbon with your guide, or you can stay in Sintra town where you can have lunch and continue exploring at your own pace. 
If you chose to stay in Sintra, your guide will give you your return train tickets which will be valid all day.  

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QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
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