Day trip

From Lisbon: Sintra, Regaleira and Pena Palace Guided Tour

Activity provider: Tugatrips Tours

From Lisbon: Sintra, Regaleira and Pena Palace Guided Tour

Activity provider: Tugatrips Tours
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From US$ 67.14 per person

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Visit the most extravagant palaces of Sintra on a full-day trip. From lush gardens to imaginative architecture, transport yourself back in time to a fairy-tale era.

About this activity

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Duration 7 - 8 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Portuguese
Pickup optional
At the agreed pickup address, look out for the guide with a red flag.
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn all about the mysteries and history of Pena Palace
  • Explore Quinta Regaleira and its lush gardens, lakes, and grottoes
  • Experience walking down the initiation well
  • Stroll the quaint streets of historical Sintra
Full description

Benefit from a guided tour inside the Quinta Regaleira and Pena Palace. Fall in love with Sintra, a village full of magic and mystery, the lasting symbol of Portugal's Romantic period and also classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Opt to treat yourself and your loved ones to a private experience with your own guide and pickup from your own hotel. Alternatively, you can get picked up from a convenient location in the center of Lisbon. Accompanied by a tour guide, visit Quinta da Regaleira and enjoy its lush gardens, lakes, grottoes, and enigmatic constructions, including the world-famous Initiation Well. Uncover the mysteries of each place and learn about the orders of the Freemasons and the Knights Templar. During the lunch break in Sintra's old town, you will have free time to explore the historical and charming streets. You will also have time to taste the traditional pastry, travesseiro.

After buying your entry ticket with your guide, step into a fairy tale when you enter the romantic Pena Palace and Park. Understand its unique architectural expression of Romanticism. Spot how it blends many styles, including Gothic, neo-Manueline, neo-Islamic, and neo-Renaissance. Stroll around the park with its astonishing variety of plants and trees. Marvel at the palace's amazing views of the castle and the Atlantic Ocean, a perfect way to end the day before returning to Lisbon.

Includes
  • Guided tour of Palace of Pena
  • Guided tour of Quinta da Regaleira
  • Quinta da Regaleira admission
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if private option selected)
  • Entry to the Palace of Pena (guide can help to buy on-site)
  • Lunch
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with heart problems
  • People with low level of fitness
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Meet in front of Hotel Mundial, Praça Martin Moniz, Lisboa. Look for a guide with a red flag. The guide will not wait for delayed passengers.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Rain gear

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • Please be aware that this tour involves a moderate amount of walking
  • On some days, due to the high risk of fire, Pena Palace and Quinta Regaleira may be closed. In this case, you will instead visit the National Palace Queluz, Sintra's historic center, and the National Sintra Palace
  • The tour doesn't include lunch, but you will have spare time in Sintra Old Town to grab lunch; alternatively, you can bring a packed lunch with you
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 484 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5

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We really enjoyed this tour of Sintra. We debated doing Sintra on our own via bus, and ended up so happy that we booked the tour. Sintra has a lot of hills and we heard from several other people the bus routes could be slow. This tour provided personal car service from Lisbon to Sintra and around Sintra itself. Gonzalo was a fantastic tour guide with great insights into Sintra as well as information about Lisbon and Portugal in general. Would highly recommend for anyone looking for a good day trip with transportation to and from Lisbon.

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November 14, 2022

I was so glad I booked this tour. Everything was so smoothly run, the shuttle up to Sintra was fast and comfortable and our guide, Savio, was so friendly and helpful. He shared so many interesting facts about Sintra but we were also given enough time to explore on our own which we appreciated. He also gave a very wonderful recommendation for lunch and it was the best meal we had during our time in Portugal. Highly recommend!

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November 7, 2022

The day started as BAD as you you could imagine. POURING rain and we lost someone and we’re not allowed in the castle until all parties were there so we waited outside in the monsoon for almost 40 minutes and freezing weather. However, Savio, made this entire experience amazing!!!!! He made us all laugh when nobody was happy and made the next 4-5 hours incredibly fun and entertaining! Take this excursion! It’s awesome !

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November 6, 2022

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