Day trip

From Lisbon: Sintra and Pena Palace Tour

4.9 / 5

98 reviews

Activity provider: Amazing Discovery Tours
Day trip

From Lisbon: Sintra and Pena Palace Tour

Activity provider: Amazing Discovery Tours

From US$ 59.27 per person

Discover the secrets of Sintra and enjoy a personalized, guided visit to the romantic Pena Palace. Admire the views from Cabo da Roca cliffs, Guincho beach and walk along the beautiful Cascais bay.

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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese
Pickup included
Hotel and apartment pickup service will be provided in the central Lisbon area. If you are staying in a difficult street to access by vehicle, you may be asked to walk to a location near your accommodation to facilitate pickup. To avoid delays, please be ready 5 minutes before the scheduled pickup time.
Private or small groups available


  • Visit the Pena Palace, one of the major expressions of 19th century Romanticism in the world
  • Enjoy free time for exploring the historical center of Sintra
  • Admire the views from Cabo da Roca
  • Discover the beauty of Guincho beach
  • Walk along Cascais bay
Full description

Benefit from pickup at your hotel in Lisbon, and then travel to the UNESCO World Heritage monument of Pena Palace, one of the finest expressions of 19th-century Romanticism in the world. Marvel at the extravagant decorations and royal collections of the opulent interiors, and get amazing views from the rooftop cafe and terraces. You then head down to Sintra to enjoy some free time to shop or explore the historical center. Try the local pastries and take souvenir photos of the best-preserved medieval royal residence in Portugal, the Sintra National Palace. Continue towards the historic estates of Seteais and Monserrate on the way to Cabo da Roca. Get panoramic views from the westernmost point of mainland Europe, and take souvenir photos of the surfers paradise of Guincho Beach. Stop at the village of Cascais and take some walk along the bay before the return journey to Lisbon.

  • Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel or apartment in central Lisbon
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Guide
  • Driver
  • Personalized guided tour inside the monument
  • Free time in the historical center of Sintra
  • Full insurance in accordance with Portuguese law
  • Pena Palace entry ticket (Adult €14.00, Youngster/Senior €12.50)
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • Children under 6 years
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Snacks
  • Water
  • Jacket

Know before you go

  • A moderate amount of walking is involved, so be sure to wear comfortable shoes
  • At Cabo da Roca it can get windy, so it's advised to bring a jacket
  • This is a small group tour by minivan. During your trip, the local tour operator's driver and guide will be at your disposal.
  • Check your email inbox (including your spam folder) one day before the date of your tour; you'll be notified by email if there are any changes to the estimated pickup time
  • If you are staying in Lisbon, Bairro Alto or Alfama districts, you may have to walk to a location near your accommodation to facilitate pickup
  • This tour do not include a stop for lunch. Feel free to bring some snacks with you.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 98 reviews

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The Sintra and Pena Palace tour is a must do for all travellers to put on the top of their list of things to do when in Lisbon, known locally as Lisboa. The access roads are not easy to negotiate and so organising a driver and guide is essential. The guides provided were wonderful people who knew their stuff.

March 26, 2023

Wonderful experience with very kind guides! Definitely worth the trip from Lisbon to see the Pena Palace and I felt the time we had was enough to see the palace and walk around the small town. Agnes and Paolo went out of their way to make sure we had a good experience and helped us get all the pictures we wanted. They even dropped us back off at any location of our choosing in Lisbon so we had the opportunity to see something else that day after the tour!

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March 26, 2023

Agnes and Pablo were so warm and welcoming from start to end. My mom and I truly enjoyed the tour. We had lots of laughs and although the weather started out being a bit misty at the Palace we were still able to get lots of very good photographic memories. Well worth it. The Palace is absolutely beautiful. We had time for a short stop in Sintra which we used to buy our souvenirs. Thank you, Agnes and Pablo for making our short stay in Portugal so enjoyable and being so helpful to my Mom.

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March 26, 2023

Product ID: 141417