The Hidden Spots of Sintra With a Local

Tours & Sightseeing in Portugal
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Tour description

Discover the hidden spots of Sintra during this private walking tour with your local guide Sofia. You will have a choice of two tours either the beach and cliffs trail or a trail along the old town of Sintra. Your guide will be more than happy to discuss both options with you. 

Explore Sintra's most unknown or unexplored areas during this 4 hour private tour with Sofia. This experience consists of one experience with the option of take one of two pedestrian routes:- PRAIA DA URSA - is one of the most beautiful beaches in Portugal. It's name originates from a huge rock standing out of the water, that looked upon a certain angle it looks like a bear! If you choose to do explore the beach, please be aware that this is a wild, natural beach and the trail is very steep - it's advise to wear hiking boots or sturdy shoes. - SINTRA’S PEDESTRIAN ROUTE - which has just now open to the public, hiking from Sintra old town up to the Palácio da Pena and Castelo dos Mouros, or if you prefer… This is a off the beaten track route which will take you walking around the narrow alley ways of Sintra, with its flowery windows and arches and embracing the beautiful natural, golden light of the day!Sometimes Sintra is a place of mystery, it has many days of mist and moist falling on you from the trees and it takes an entirely different atmosphere. It would be Sofia's pleasure to welcome you to her beautiful village of Sintra, which is a short train ride from Lisbon's city center.  She's flexible to tailor the route, let her know what your interests are and she can make it happen for you. About Sofia: A warm person who has been working in the tourism industry for over 11 years. She has great knowledge of the area and can share a lot of stories and insider tips with you.

What's included

  • Local guide
  • Pick up from Sintra train station
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Handmade snacks and coffee
  • Snacks
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What's not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees to the parks


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Family friendly
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Led by a local guide