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Sintra By Sofia

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A wonderful day with Sofia

I picked Sofia at random and am so very happy I did. She is a wonderful, knowledgeable, honest... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2019
Susan P
Best vacation in awhile

This is a great hiking experience ! I choose to hike with Sintrabysofia for two days. I was... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
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Sintra By Sofia is all about cultura, natural landscapes, history and the beautiful Portuguese gastronomy! But we don't focus just in the Village of Sintra but also in Sintra as a District - we have so much more to offer and do mostly hikes and...more
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Av. Dr. Miguel Bombarda, Sintra 2710-590, Portugal
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Reviewed 7 January 2019

I picked Sofia at random and am so very happy I did. She is a wonderful, knowledgeable, honest, lovely lady. She knows the area and knows where we need to go to see the area the best, but also takes your wants into the tour....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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SofiaQuintana, Owner at Sintra By Sofia, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2019

Dear Susan, Thank you so much it was a true pleasure having you in Portugal and the opportunity to show you Sintra! Yes, I believe that if you lived here we would indeed, be good friends!! But there is so much more to be seen......More

Reviewed 20 October 2018

This is a great hiking experience ! I choose to hike with Sintrabysofia for two days. I was picked up very near to my hotel and we drove up the mountain on both days. I hadn’t hiked in years but Sofia chose trails that matched...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kim B
SofiaQuintana, Owner at Sintra By Sofia, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Dear Kimberly, Thank you so much for your lovely company! I have enjoyed it thoroughly as well! Look forward to see you again, sometime soon! Warm regards, Sofia x

Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Our trip to Sintra was very nice. We hiked our way up to the Mourish Castle. Unfortunately it was foggy so we couldn’t see the view from the top, but Sofia had a lot of interesting stories about the castle. At the end of our...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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SofiaQuintana, Owner at Sintra By Sofia, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Oh dear Melinda! It was such a pleasure to have you both as my guests. I wish you come back sometime soon!! Do take care and all the best! Warm regards, Sofia x

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

If you’re going to Sintra, why not go with a local who knows all about the area? We had such a fun and informative time riding the tram and touring Monserrate Palace with Sofia! The grounds of the palace are spectacular. I highly recommend Sofia...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Richard F
SofiaQuintana, Owner at Sintra By Sofia, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Dear Richard! Thank you so much for your words and it was so nice to spend time with you as well! Do take care and be back! Warm regards, Sofia x

Reviewed 20 August 2018

Sofia is extremely well versed and knowledgable about the area's attractions and makes it far easier to see the sights and get priority service at each venue.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ellen C
SofiaQuintana, Owner at Sintra By Sofia, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Dear Ellen! So nice to hear from you and thank you for your lovely words!! Hope to welcome you to Sintra sometime again...in a near future!! All the best and take care! Warm regards, Sofia x

Reviewed 11 August 2018

My family and I had a great time with Sofia, who grew up in Sintra and knows all the ins & outs of this fantastic place. There is so much to see and do and one could easily spend a whole week there, but we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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SofiaQuintana, Owner at Sintra By Sofia, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Dear Carmen, Thank you so much for your kind words! I really enjoyed our day together and your two girls are amazing! Wishing you all the best and hope to see you again soon!! Warmest regards, Sofia xxx

Reviewed 17 July 2018

Booking Sofia as a personal tour guide during my day trip to Sintra was the best decision I made during my trip to Portugal. She was so knowledgeable and passionate about the places we visited. She customized our trip to the two places I wanted...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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SofiaQuintana, Owner at Sintra By Sofia, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Dear Sumer, Thank you so much for your lovely words and it is always a true pleasure to show Sintra and all her mysteries! Look forward to welcome you again to Sintra and to different locations! Warm regards, Sofia x

Reviewed 21 June 2018

Sofia was just beyond excellent as our Tram & Monserrate Tour guide in Sintra. She was raised in Sintra with 15 years global experience as a cruise steward which makes her a perfect local tour guide. She was FUN and JOYFUL, spoke clear ENGLISH, and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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SofiaQuintana, Owner at Sintra By Sofia, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Dear Darwin! Than you so much for the brilliant assessment​ you made of me, all of which is absolutely true!!! And you and Leon were also amazing people to get to know... I thoroughly enjoyed my time with you!! Please do come back as there...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018

We had a wonderful morning and early afternoon with Sofia. We rode the electric trolley from Sintra to the sea and got a real flavor of a bygone era of public transport. It even included the operator stopping to help an older local woman with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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SofiaQuintana, Owner at Sintra By Sofia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely company! It was such a pleasure to show you the old tram of Sintra and specially Monserrate Palace and its gorgeous gardens! Do come back as there are so many more to see and know about Sintra! See...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018

I had a great afternoon with Sofia. She is very knowledgeable about Sintra, about Portugal, and also other countries in the world! She knows the area well and was able to guide me through off-the-beaten-track routes to avoid crowds of tourists. She is excellent company...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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SofiaQuintana, Owner at Sintra By Sofia, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Dear Meixi, Thank you so much for taking the time and enjoy a beautiful afternoon together!! And you are so right - Moorish Castle is way more than just a stroll :-) Take care and hope to see you again in the future! Warm regards,...More

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