Private Lisbon – Sintra In One Day – FAQ

Private Lisbon – Sintra In One Day – FAQ

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At what time tour starts?

Tour starts at 9:00 am. Different pick up time and location on request. You can find time when guide will come to pick you up in your booking invoice.

How big is the group?

Number of tour participants you indicate in booking form. Example:2, 8, 15 participants, etc.

I am alone, solo traveler, can I join the tour?

Yes, price is calculated per group.

How many hours will takes this tour?

Lisbon Sintra private full day tour takes 8 hours

Do you come to pick me up from my hotel?

Yes, we do pick up at hotels too in case you choose that option during booking process. Make sure that you write correct address of your hotel or accomodation from where we should pick you up.

What is the difference between group and private tour?

Group tour means you join the group up to 7 people and share tour with other participants and private tour is made special for you and amount of participants you indicate in booking form.

What is the charge for the teenager/child/infant?

The price listed for group. Please inform us about age of your kids, so we can arrange them proper car seats.

I would like to book a tour but we have 10-15 people in our group. You only list prices for tours with a maximum of 8. Is it possible?

Yes, of course. The maximum of 8 is mentioned because it is the maximum capacity of our vehicles. In case you are more than 8 people, and in order to ensure maximum comfort & attention, we will use 2 vans or private comfortable bus. Please send us an email with your needs or indicate it in request form and we’ll send back our prices as soon as possible.

At what time tour will finish?

Lisbon Sintra private tour full day finish around 17:00. Our private tours are flexible and always can be extend. Extra hours will charge extra


After your guide picks you up in the hotel we start to explore the main Lisbon’s sightseeing. Your tour begin at the starting point which is the Eduardo VII Park. This is the largest park occupies an area of 26 hectares to the north of the Avenida da Liberdade and the Marquess of Pombal Square, in the center of the city.

Then on our way to Alfama district goes through main square Rossio, we going to visit Lisbon Cathedral (Sé de Lisboa), is a Roman Catholic parish church, the oldest church in the City, the building has been modified several times and survived many earthquakes.

After we going to visit one of the best viewpoint of Lisbon, Miradora of Graca St. George’s Castle. It offers a fantastic view of the neighborhood, Baixa and the entire northern part of the city. From there you’ll see the key sights as well as the city’s hidden gems.

Next stop will be in Belem district. You going to learn about the Age of Discoveries, days when Portugal was one of Europe’s the richest kingdom. We advise you do not leave Belém without tasting the famous Pastel de Belém, one of the most famous Portuguese sweets. This is delicious egg pastry, also known as Pastel de Nata better try with cinnamon and with traditional Portuguese coffee. You will see tombs of Luis de Camoes, who is considered Portugal’s and the Portuguese language’s greatest poet and Vasco da Gama, who was a Portuguese explorer and the first European to reach India by sea. Their tombs are placed in Jeronimos Monastery. The monastery is one of the most prominent examples of the Portuguese Late Gothic Manueline style of architecture in Lisbon. The construction work began in 1501 and was concluded approximately 100 years later.

A little further on Tagus river, from the water, rises up the Tower of Belem. Built in the early 16th century, it played a significant role in the Portuguese maritime discoveries. The tower was commissioned by King John II to be part of a defense system at the mouth of the Tagus river and a ceremonial gateway to Lisbon. All this construction are linked with the era of the Age of Discoveries.

After viewing the monuments of Belem we will continue our tour in the fishing village -Cascais with its lovely harbor full of small fishing boats. This town in the 19th century became favorite summer destination of the European aristocracy and noble families for its idyllic location and a pleasant climate. Just few kilometers away from Cascais located absolutely beautiful rock wall with the very dramatic name – Mouth of Hell (Boca do Inferno). This breathtaking chasm located on a cliff seashore close to Cascais will engage you with crashing waves.

After lunch, we begin the second part of our tour to one of the most astonishing views in whole Portugal – the westernmost point of Continental Europe “Cabo da Roca”. Just imagine – what else could be a better souvenir than a certificate proving that you have reached the very end of the world?

Then we’ll carry on our tour and visit the Pena Palace, place where Portuguese Royal family spent its summers. This breathtaking masterpiece based on the highest point of the slope sitting above the shoreline of Lisbon. On your way to palace you pass by the Pena Park is a tremendous forested area totally encompassing the Pena Palace, spreading for more than 200 hectares of uneven territory. You’ll have 1.5 hours to discover the medieval architecture of the palace. Construction of palace was completed in 1854 and it has an abundance of styles much in accordance with the exotic taste of Romanticism of the 19th century richly decorated with Moorish and Manueline motifs, which you can find only in Portugal.

After last stop will at the Sintra downtown. You have some time to explore ancient streets of flashy houses and buy gifts for a great memory in local shops. Microclimate supported by the Serra classified by UNESCO as Cultural Landscape and Patrimony of Humanity in 1995.