Guided tour

Sintra: Hidden Gems Guided Walking Tour with Pastry

4.8 / 5

11 reviews

Sintra: Hidden Gems Guided Walking Tour with Pastry

From US$ 27.09 per person

Join a small-group guided walking tour of Sintra and get an insider's view of this mystical and magical village. Marvel at the Quinta Regaleira, and try the local pastry.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Portuguese

Experience

Highlights
  • Taste Sintra's traditional Travesseiro at the famous Piriquita
  • Explore the lush gardens, lakes, and grottoes of the Quinta Regaleira
  • Discover the histories and legends of this fascinating village
  • Find out about the Templar and Freemason symbols in Sintra
  • Stroll through charming streets in the historical center
Full description
Uncover the mysteries of Sintra and discover hidden gems on this guided walking tour of Sintra. Listen to local curiosities, legends, and secret stories from your guide.  Meet your friendly and passionate local guide outside Sintra train station. You will start your tour admiring the fantastic city hall building. Walking along the promenade towards the center of the village, admire the statues displayed along the way. After a brief stop at the Moorish fountain, head into the historical center. Now it's time to have a tasting of the typical pastry from Sintra, the famous Travesseiro. Enjoy the impressive views of Moorish castle from the National Palace. Next, head towards the Palace of Seteais, passing by the church of San Martinho, the oldest hotel on the Iberian Peninsula, and a small romantic waterfall. From the Palace de Setais, you can enjoy a fabulous view of the Pena Palace and the Atlantic Ocean. End the tour by visiting the impressive Quinta da Regaleira and explore its lush gardens, lakes, grottoes, and enigmatic constructions, including the world-famous Initiation Well.
Includes
  • Tour guide
  • Tasting of Sintra's traditional Travesseiro
  • Quinta Regaleira entrance fee
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Please meet your tour guide outside the Sintra train station. Your guide will be holding a blue umbrella.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Jacket
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • Please be aware that this tour involves a moderate amount of walking
  • The tour may be run by a multilingual guide
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 11 reviews

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The guide Rodrigo was very nice from start to finish. He told us very curious things. Inside the Quinta da Regaleira everything was perfect with all the history and curiosities that he told us. As a downside is that the tickets to the Quinta are not included and it was a surprise… if we had not bought them during the tour and we would have refused, we very much doubt that the tour lasted 3 hours, since we spent much of the time inside the Quinta.

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July 30, 2021

Me enamore más de Sintra, María la guía fue muy amable y simpática nos explico todo con mucho detalle y a pesar de que el tour terminaba a las 18:30 no tuvo ninguna prisa y se quedó con nosotros hasta más tarde de las 19:00 para que lo viésemos todo al detalle, sin duda volvería a repetir

October 11, 2021

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María an extraordinary guide, very cheerful and very attentive

July 22, 2021

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