Mystic Sintra Private Tour: Best Day Trip From Lisbon

Private & Custom Tours in Sintra

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Only short distance from Lisbon, around 30 min driving, this is one of the best tours to explore the amazing landscape of Sintra, and learn why Sintra has been always considered one of the most beautiful, magical and romantic places in Europe. Named Unesco World Heritage since 1995, it’s currently the most popular village in Portugal, for customers visiting Lisbon. Breathtaking views and fairy-tale palaces and castles. Visit Pena National Palace, Cork Convent of Capuchos, and Cabo da Roca, Most Western Point of Europe. 
The Mystic Sintra Private Tour will show you some of most important places of Sintra, former summer Royal Residence of the Portuguese Kings, famous for it’s old castles, historical mansions and royal palaces, named Unesco World Heritage since 1995, along with a stop to the Westernmost Point of Europe, Cabo da Roca. Although the itinerary can be adjusted during the day, this is the suggested itinerary: • Departure available from your hotel at 8h30AM • Arrive at Sintra around 9h15m and head up the hill to the Pena National Palace, the most visited palace in Portugal – considered in 2015 by EBD the most beautiful castle of Europe • Visit inside Pena National Palace, former summer Royal Residence of the Portuguese Kings and Queens (1h45m), with magnificent overlooking views towards the Moorish Castle and the countryside – difficulty level: medium (with steps) • Optional free time to explore the old medieval village of Sintra – 45min (Access only walking) • Stop for Lunch nearby the village or at the coast of Sintra (1h – meal not included) • Head to the West part of Sintra, and visit inside the Capuchos Cork Convent, built 500 years ago in the middle of the nature (1h) – difficulty level: easy/medium (with some steps) • Drive towards the coast and visit the Westernmost Point of Europe, Cabo da Roca, on the coast of Sintra. • Last stop will be the visit to the Westernmost Point of Europe, Cabo da Roca, one of the most important sights of Europe, and finish the tour (20min), before returning for drop-off

What’s included

  • Private Transportation (Mercedes-Benz Vehicle)
  • Private Tour Guide (English Speaking)
  • Fuel, tools and parking costs
  • Pick-up / drop-off at your hotel/accommodation (Lisbon, Sintra or Cascais)

What’s not included

  • Admission Fees to attractions
  • Meals, drinks and personal expenses
  • Gratuities


  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Skip the line
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Likely to Sell Out