Explore The Best of Sintra: Private Day Trip From Lisbon by TrainPrivate Tour

Discover the best of the fairytale-like town of Sintra including Pena Palace, Quinta de Regaleira Palace, and Sintra's old town on this private day trip from Lisbon by train with a private guide.

Adults: 2 Children: 0
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Things to know

Duration:

9 hrs

Categories:

City Highlights, Culture, Day Trip, History

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Transport Mode:

Day trip: including public transportation only to/from your destination.

What's included:

A friendly, professional English Speaking tour guide for your own private group, Plenty of time to take photos of your favourite places, Return Train ticket from Lisbon to Sintra, Pena Palace & Quinta de Regaleira admission tickets, A Tuk Tuk Ride through Sintra Natural Park

What's not included:

Food and drink, Gratuities, Hotel pick up and drop off
Meeting points: Your guide will meet you in front of the main entrance of Rossio Train station in Central Lisbon (entrance next to Starbucks). Rossio Train Station, R. 1º de Dezembro 125, 1249-970 Lisboa, Portugal.

What makes this tour special

Just 20 miles from the centre of Lisbon, you will discover Sintra, one of the most popular day trips from Lisbon, known for its spectacular setting and grand Mansions of the Portuguese Elite.

On your private day trip to Sintra, you will:


Set high up in the Sintra Natural Park, this palace boasts vast terraces with spectacular views as well as beautifully landscaped gardens.

After, travelling back to Sintra town with an electric TukTuk, enjoy free time for lunch after which your guide will take you on a walking tour through Sintra town and the Quinta da Regaleira, another incredible palace with even more spectacular gardens.

The resplendent gardens are even classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO within the "Cultural Landscape of Sintra! Commissioned and owned by a well-known Freemason, Antonio Augusto Carvalho Monteiro, the four-hectare property is famous for its enigmatic buildings and underground tunnels.

Monteiro filled the property with symbols linked to masonry, alchemy, Tarot mysticism and more. Your guide will expertly guide you through the extensive and puzzling system of tunnels, grottoes, and caves, as well as a waterfall and a labyrinth carved into the bedrock! You will of course not miss the Well of Initiation, a spiral staircase composed of 9 levels of 15 steps, often thought to symbolise the nine levels of Hell from Dante's Inferno.

Walk with your guide to Sintra train station for your return train to Lisbon.

What you'll see

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QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
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QWhat is your cancellation policy?
AOn tours cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund - minus a 5% credit card fee and the cost of any tickets that have been purchased.

For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide.

Changes made to bookings may be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling and administration.

To cancel or change your booking, please contact us at or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
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