• Location: Sintra, Portugal
  • Duration: 8 hours (approx.)
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Succumb to Sintra's romantic, fairy tale allure with this 8-hour city sightseeing tour. This excursion allows you to travel to Sintra, Cascais and Cabo Roca in one day, transportation included, with a small group of 8 people or fewer. Pickup and drop-off at centrally-located Lisbon hotels included.


  • 8-hour sightseeing tour in Sintra
  • Small group of 8 people or fewer
  • Visit Cabo Roca, Cascais and Hellmouth
  • If you choose, visit Quinta da Regaleira (additional expense)
  • Scenic views of Sintra National Park
  • Free pick up and drop off at your hotel or apartment in Lisbon

What You Can Expect

Sintra Full Day Tour: Let the Fairy Tale Begin

Roca Cape

Your full-day tour of the Sintra region begins with pickup at your centrally-located Lisbon hotel, where you'll climb aboard a comfortable tour vehicle and meet your guide for the day. 

Head for Pena Palace, which sits on a hilltop with a view of Sintra National Park and the Atlantic Ocean. Learn about the 19th-century Romantic style of the palace, then continue through Sintra National Park to see the flora and fauna, the Chalets, the Montserrate Palace and the Moorish Castle. 

Take an optional visit to Quinta da Regaleira (ticket at own expense), stroll through the exotic gardens and hear about the mysticism wrapped up in the secret wells, caves and Masonic architecture. Learn about the alchemy behind the architecture and art, with origins in the Templars, the Rose Cross, and the Masonry.

At Cabo Roca, snap some photos on the westernmost point of Continental Europe and stroll the beaches at Guincho. Spend some free time in Cascais, a former vacation destination for the Portuguese Royal family.

Customer Reviews

stavroula z

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

It was the best day we had , our driver was excellent ANDRE, it was a great day thank you for all ANDRE!!!!!!!!!!

Megan I

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

This was by far the best tour we took on our entire trip. Eddy and Andre were absolutely wonderful tour guides with a great sense of humor. Eddy was our van driver and he was extremely knowledgeable about not only the history of what we were seeing, but even more in depth about Portugal and so many other subjects. I can't say enough about these guys. We could not have had a better ending to our European vacation. We wish we could give them 6 stars!!! Eddy is the best tour guide!!!!!

Ashley B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Our tour was great, we got our pick up on time, our tour guide had internet in his van which was great, he was super friendly and very informative. Our trip was 6 months ago so I forgot his name : he took us to some great spots, gave us a lot of time to explore and see the beauty that is sintra. It was a stress free day not having to worry about where to go, where to park, what trains to take etc, he took care of everything for us and our group was just 8 ppl so it was the perfect size. I would highly recommend this tour if you are looking to see the main attractions in sintra, it was lovely!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

This was a fabulous full day trip to Sinatra, Cabo de Roca and Cascais. Highly recommend including Quinta de Regeleira, particularly for kids. Tour guide Eddie is superb- engaging, knowledgeable, flexible and very entertaining. Highly recommend him

S Suchitra S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

We had a really good time with our guide and fellow travellers. It was insightful with lots of humour and camaraderie. The places we visited was of course stunning and I would recommend this to anyone visiting Portugal. Our guide was fantastic and we couldn't ask for a better person to introduce us to thIs stunning country. The views were picturesque and the stories were incredible. A must-do!

Glen P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

The tour was amazing. Eduard was hilarious and made our day so much greater, just from the first moment we met him. He took us to the best places in Portugal, was our tour guide for the museum so we knew so much more about Portugal history We stayed in Portugal for 4 nights and this was the best day

Traven M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

We had so much fun on this tour! Lots of beautiful sites and our guide was awesome. Highly recommend this tour if you're in Lisbon!

Lois V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

We usually travel independently, but occasionally book day trips. On an August, 2017, trip to Portugal, we booked a the Sintra Full Day Tour -- and were very glad we did. We chose this tour partly because it was limited to eight guests. Our guide, Miguel, picked up five Spanish-speaking guests in Lisbon and then picked the two of us up at our Lisbon hotel. Thankfully, he spoke both Spanish and English fluently because the Spanish guests spoke not a word of English, and we spoke no Spanish. We had visited the National Palace the day before and Miguel took us to see Pena Palace and Quinta da Regaleira. Without Miguel, we'd never have found either palace. The area is mountainous and hilly with narrow winding roads. There are buses, but the waits at stopping points are long and crowded. Prior to each palace, Miguel talked some about the palace we were about to visit. He then arranged a meeting place and time, and he was right on target as to the timing. We then visited Cabo Roca, the westernmost point of Continental Europe and Cacais, now a wealthy fishing village. Miguel advised us on arranging visits to other sites that we enjoyed later in our visit to Sintra.

There are other palaces -- Monserette and a Moorish palace, for example -- that many visitors would enjoy. These are minor palaces and usually not on any tour. I know that Miguel is familiar with these palaces, and perhaps he could offer another tour that would include them. Miguel is very capable, an excellent guide, and a great ambassador for his country. We loved Portugal -- partly because of the friendly, helpful, and English-speaking people we met during our independent travel -- and would return again in a heartbeat.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Wonderful and knowledgeable guide. Great trip. We went to Sintra and saw the castle, then down the hill for another castle or the coastal cliffs two options. Then we went and had a wonderful and leisurely lunch. After that, to the western continental Europe. Then on to Cascais for a beautiful setting sun before returning to our hotel. While riding in the van, we heard much about the culture and history of Portugal. Couldnt had been much better.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

I rarely take official tours when I travel - I prefer to read about a location and tour it on my own schedule - but the Sintra tour from Viator was superb and comes highly recommended.
Our expert and friendly tour guide picked us up at our accommodation and mesmerized us with knowledge of Portugal, Lisbon and the coastal jewel Cascais on the way to Sintra.
After a quick stop at the picturesque 'westernmost spot in Europe' it was on to Sintra - where the spectacular day just kept getting better.
Due to the guide's connections we were able to swiftly enter the Sintra attractions - and we toured them in amazement thanks to the guide's information and insights.
We were whisked back to our accommodation at the end of the day.
Five stars!

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