Sintra is a small, romantic village with UNESCO-recognized gardens that sits 45 minutes away from Lisbon by train.
Taking a guided tour is the perfect way to see all the important landmarks. This tour runs on a pay-what-you-like structure, which means you decide at the end what you think the tour was worth.
We recommend paying €10 per adult for an entertaining tour.
Alternatively, if you’re interested in discovering the village on your own, here is a list of fun things to do in Sintra.
Take Lisboa Tours offers a free tour of Sintra that meets in Lisbon.
Your guide will also show you the village center, National Palace, Moorish Fountain, Palace of Seteais, and other interesting sights.
NOTE: Reservations are required. They also suggest having a travel card purchased before arriving at the train station so you don’t miss the train – details on the website.
If you’re looking for other small-group tours in Sintra, there are several options that also include transportation from Lisbon.
Another popular option is the hop-on-hop-off bus tour. An audio guide with 11 languages is included. There are also 7 tour stops for you to explore, with multiple palaces!
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