After greeting your private guide at Sintra train station, you’ll board a vintage tram and begin a scenic journey to Praia das Maçãs. Along the way, you guide will direct your attentions to landmarks peppered among the lush greenery of Sintra’s hills.
Gaze at the UNESCO-listed Pena National Palace — a colourful architectural confection — and admire the dramatic silhouette of the Moorish Castle on its hilltop perch. Learn about the region’s rich history and feel free to ask your private guide questions.
After your tram ride, you’ll board a bus destined for Monserrate Palace, an architectural gem inspired by Moorish, Gothic and Indian cultures. Take a tour of the 19th-century structure and absorb the botanical beauty of the gardens before breaking for some homemade Portuguese snacks.
Your tour concludes with drop-off at Sintra train station, where you’ll bid yur guide farewell.