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The Hidden Spots of Sintra With a Local

  • Flexible tour with ability to customize your itinerary

  • Discover the hidden spots of Sintra you wouldn’t find alone

  • No navigation worries—a guide will lead the way

The Hidden Spots of Sintra With a Local
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The Hidden Spots of Sintra With a Local
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The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sintra is a picturesque city that’s full of gardens, nature parks, palaces, castles, and regal architecture. Spend a day exploring this magical destination with a private guide. You’ll have the freedom to choose from two routes—either exploring the beach route of Praia Da Ursa, or going on a pedestrian route from Sintra Old Town. Traveling with a guide means you’ll discover hidden secrets you wouldn’t find alone.

What to Expect
Explore Sintra's most unknown or unexplored areas during this 4 hour private tour with Sofia. 

This experience consists of one experience with the option of take one of two pedestrian routes:

- PRAIA DA URSA - is one of the most beautiful beaches in Portugal. It's name originates from a huge rock standing out of the water, that looked upon a certain angle it looks like a bear! If you choose to do explore the beach, please be aware that this is a wild, natural beach and the trail is very steep - it's advise to wear hiking boots or sturdy shoes.

- SINTRA’S PEDESTRIAN ROUTE - which has just now open to the public, hiking from Sintra old town up to the Palácio da Pena and Castelo dos Mouros, or if you prefer… This is a off the beaten track route which will take you walking around the narrow alley ways of Sintra, with its flowery windows and arches and embracing the beautiful natural, golden light of the day!

Sometimes Sintra is a place of mystery, it has many days of mist and moist falling on you from the trees and it takes an entirely different atmosphere. 

It would be Sofia's pleasure to welcome you to her beautiful village of Sintra, which is a short train ride from Lisbon's city center.  She's flexible to tailor the route, let her know what your interests are and she can make it happen for you. 

About Sofia: A warm person who has been working in the tourism industry for over 11 years. She has great knowledge of the area and can share a lot of stories and insider tips with you.
Reviews (5)
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Reviewed 22 May 2018
Highly recommanded guid and tour

My husband and I, had a great time with Joao. The tour was on a short stay (few ours) in Lisbon. Joao showed us as much as he could of the famous sights . He also told us a lot of very interesting things about...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank gabriela t
Reviewed 14 May 2018
Wonderful day in Sintra

This is the first time that my wife and I have used Withlocals and given the opportunity we would not hesitate to do it again. Fred was an exceptional guide as he took us to places that we never would have seen on any other...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank LyellAk
Reviewed 9 January 2018
Amazing daytrip with Sofia

We had a stunning and really impressiv day with sofia during our holidays in Cascais. She made our trip to Sintra really special and unique, couldnt be better at all. Although all the plans changed due to the bad weather conditions she really made the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank isabelle_hassel
Reviewed 13 November 2017
Do not do Sintra without Sofia

We had a fantastic day with Sofia. The weather was awful but Sofia very professionally worked her way around that and with her positive energy and personal commitment, we felt very special and had a beautiful day filled with stories and history.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Michaela W
Reviewed 25 October 2017
Wonderful full day experience

Spent the day with Bruno visiting Sintra and the coast. Bruno was terrific - extremely knowledgable, able to provide details and his personal viewpoint. Got some of the "esoteric" background during visit to Quinta Regaleira that really made it more fascinating (if that's possible!). Spent...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Phil G
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