• Location: Sintra, Portugal
  • Duration: Flexible
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See the real Sintra on this private tour from Lisbon. Enjoy the benefits of a flexible schedule and customizable itinerary on this tour that takes you beneath Sintra’s surface layer. Your expert guide will take you to the best points of interest, such as the Palace of Queluz, Sintra National Palace and the ancient Moorish Castle which provides breathtaking views of Portugal. You won’t want to miss a visit to the westernmost point of Europe, Gincho’s dunes, and the stunning Sintra Mountains, before returning to Lisbon.


  • A private tour of Sintra from Lisbon
  • Immerse in Sintra’s rich history with your own small group
  • Soak up the history with the help of your knowledgeable guide
  • Visit Sintra’s compelling landmarks, like the Palace of Queluz, Sintra National Palace and the ancient Moorish Castle
  • See the westernmost point in continental Europe
  • Customize your itinerary

What You Can Expect

Customer Reviews

Roxie N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

The palace looks almost modern. Saw all of the rooms, and they were all beautifully furnished. Very vibrant colorful architecture. We had a wonderful day with our tour guide. We traveled up the coast along the ocean with beautiful vistas. We made several stops along the way to visit points of interest. Learned about the history of Portugal and the past monarchy. We had a delightful lunch at an outdoor café, and tried some cherry port in a little chocolate cup, that was delightful. It was a full day. Our guide was very knowledgeable, and we enjoyed our conversations. He went out of his way to make sure that we were enjoying ourselves. I would highly recommend this tour!!

Brian H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Such a packed day we ran out of time to see the Moorish Palace and Palace of Queluz!! In hindsight had we known would have skipped Cascais and the western point as we started with that these rather than the advertised itinerary. Despite this was an amazing day, National Palace, Sintra and Pena Palace were truly beautiful. Wine tasting was good and worth buying a couple of the 4 Euro bottles as really good quality.

Jack H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Booked this trip accidentally! Thought it was a small group tour less than 12 or so but was pleasantly surprised at how personal and affordable the entire trip turned out to be. Jose was an AMAZING and knowledgeable guide. He picked us up in the morning and we went all over Portugal until about 5 or 6pm! We went to Cascais, Pena, Estoril and Sintra. We had beautiful experiences of the Westernmost point of Europe at Cabo da Roca, had a wine tasting, opportunities to tour 3 castles, shop and eat with the locals, visit beaches and incredible highlights like Boca do Inferno a rock formation named the Mouth of Hell. Jose was incredibly conscientious of what we wanted to see and was so knowledgeable it was like walking with a historian. So, so very glad we booked this trip, but also that we got Jose! Thank you so much!!

Joy A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

My daughter and I had a terrific day. Our guide, Jose from Lisbon on wheels was pleasant, informative and very attentive.
It was a full day and we were able to cover a lot of different areas.
I would highly recommend this tour.

Vijay R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

The guide Jose was simply awesome. His energy, knowledge, sense of humor made this trip very memorable.

Kevin K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

I went on many tours during this vacation but this was by far the best trip. The Pena Palace was beautiful. This was a private tour so the tour guide was flexible about how much time we spent at each location and helped me find the best locations to take critical pictures photography is my hobby. Our guide also gave us ideas of where to eat and what to see at each location so we didn't miss anything. We also had free time on our own to just walk around and explore.

Nazneen C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2017

Our private tour was amazing. Our guide was very informative and knowledgeable. He tailored our trip to suit us.
We visited the coastal town of Cascais with him and ate amazing seafood.The castle at Sintra was spectacular and our guide stopped at all the perfect places for us to take photos. I would definitely recommend this tour.

william b

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

We had a great day in Portugal on this trip. Our guide/driver met us promptly at our hotel. It was just two of us, so the mini van was more than ample and comfortable. We liked that we could tailor the day to our preferences. We got to cover a lot of ground. We saw the Moorish Castle, Pena Palace, Cabo de Roca, Cascais, Estoril and a lot of great scenery in between stops. The guide provided great information along the way. We had the flexibility of spending as much time as we wanted at each site. Overall we really enjoyed this Tour. And for the price we thought it was a great value.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

This guide service could not be more highly recommended!! It is difficult to put into words the amazing experience provided to my mother and I by Nuno and his team of professionals. Our tour was customized to our interests and was a dynamic, varied and memorable journey. The sites, sounds, colors and warmth of the place and people were illuminated and brought into focus during our time with Nuno and Victoria. It was truly the trip of a lifetime. We were in Portugal for 12 days, and toured with Nuno our second and third day in the country. Though we enjoyed our other tours and guides, Nuno and his team went far beyond what was expected or even imagined. He and his team were attentive, considerate, personable and truly cared about providing us with the very best experience possible. I work in the wine industry, and Nuno crafted tours both days to include visits to several interesting and unique area producers. We tasted fantastic wines from many of Portugal's somewhat obscure grape varieties, ungrafted Ramisco in Colares, the very best olive oils and local produce and specialties black pork. If we saw something of interest along the way, cork trees, farm markets, etc. Nuno would pull the car over and stop, always allowing us plenty of time never rushing us. He was an excellent driver and navigator. Expecially on the very narrow roads in Sintra! Nuno, Victoria and Fernanda went above and beyond our expectations and we hope that others will have an opportunity to experience their professionalism, warmth, expertise and sincere hospitality. We cannot say enough about our wonderful experience touring the greater Lisbon area. The very best to the team and we look forward to our next trip to your amazing country. Thank you!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

We 4 persons booked a private, flexible time tour to visit Sintra. Our guide was Nene I hope it's a correct pronunciation. He showed up right on time at our rented apartment in Lisbon and took us for a trip in his 7 person van. He took us everywhere we wanted to go in Sintra and Cascais-Estoril area. We had plenty of time for visits, Nene was simply waiting for us to take us to a next place. It was a very hot day, we saw a lot of tourists tired from too much walking and waiting for a bus, we simply hopped into air conditioned van and drove to a next place. Nene was very nice, there was a heavy traffic around Sintra so he frequently used his phone GPS, and even called his colleagues to avoid congested roads get us to a new place to visit as quickly as possible. We wanted to see a lot so our tour with Nene took a couple of hours longer than average. He did not mind, he wanted to make sure we were happy and satisfied. We were very happy with Nene and this tour. We highly recommend it, I think it's the best option.

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