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Sintra Guided Visit: Life and Death at the Capuchos Convent

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On this guided visit you'll get to know not only Capuchos Convent, in the Sintra Mountains, but also the stories of those who lived at the Convent centuries ago.
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Duration: 5 hours
Starting time 1:30 PM
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  • Experience the mysterious grottos and cells in the rocks
  • Learn about the strange habits that the friars once had in this rocky convent
  • Hear tales of Devil visitations
  • Hear about how they proccessed the Sintra Mountain plants for medicine
  • Be accompanied by an historian
Full description
Early in the afternoon you'll be picked up at Sintra's train station and you'll be taken by car to the Capuchos Convent, in the Sintra Mountains. On this guided visit you'll be removed from the hustle and bustle of modern times and transported back - through the words of an historian - across centuries of the area's History.

The habits, mystical experiences, and fears that surrounded the Convent will be explained to you during this tour. The visit will last for 3 and a half hours and will include the interior of the Convent.

The information you will hear is from the historian's own work as an independent researcher on religious chronicles dating from several centuries back. At the end of the visit you'll be taken back to Sintra's train station, where you were picked up before the visit.
  • Ticket for the Convent
  • Pickup at Sintra Train Station to be taken to the Convent in the mountains
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup not included
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

In the main entrance of Sintra train station (the last station of Sintra's line, the one which gives access to Sintra's Village) you will find your guide (the bearded face person in the logo) or someone holding your name; Av. Dr. Miguel Bombarda, 2710 Sintra.

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• This guided visit is not recommended for people with limited mobility

From US$ 112.49 per person

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