Free Tour Sintra

  • Mo · Th · Fr · Sa · Su
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Tip Based
  • English guide

Sintra free tour is the best way to discover the history of the most romantic area of Portugal, to visit the magnificent monuments and the best places of the charming Portuguese surroundings.

  • Seteais Palace
    Seteais Palace
  • Sintra's City Hall
    Sintra's City Hall
  • Sintra's National Palace
    Sintra's National Palace
  • Free Tour Sintra
    Free Tour Sintra
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If you are planning to visit Lisbon and you love free tours, Buendia Tours gives you the opportunity to discover our walking tours, with no extra charges.

Itinerary of the Free Tour Sintra

Sintra Free Tour will be a journey around the most emblematic places full of history, gastronomy, amazing legends and stories. Do not forget that Sintra is located in the foothills of the Sintra mountains.

Departure at 09:40 am from Rossio Train Station in Lisbon or meeting in Sintra at 10:40 am; enjoy the forest flavour which will bring you to a royal town, filled with pastel colored villas and palaces. Discover the National Palace of Da Pena built in the 19th century on top of a hill. It is known for its fanciful design and the wide views.

Our guides will recommend you some of the exclusive portuguese pastry shops, where you will find the best Queijadas da Sapa, and pop into some of the legendary artisan and manufacture cork shops.

What are we going to visit in Sintra?

During the visit, our guides will tell you exciting legends related to Sintra and the most significant stories related to multicultural influences.

  • Sintra

Sintra is a wonderful town on the slope of a mountain. Walking through the labyrinthine streets of Sintra you can find the Neolithic in Tholos do Monge, you can enjoy the Moorish castle or the Capuchin Convent. Another particular place is Parque da Pena, an exotic place. Don’t forget the National Palace!

  • Municipality chamber of Sintra

Discover the fabulous Town Hall and the historical Municipality Chamber and admire Sintra Palace while you listen the best stories.

  • Moorish fountain

  • National Palace of Sintra

It is a medieval residence with several secret symbols related to Gothic, Renaissance and Romanesque style. It is 4 hectares wide, with huge gardens, lakes, grottos and historical buildings.      

  • Saint Martinho's Church

In 1755 it was destroyed by the earthquake and lost its Gothic style, replaced by a Renaissance appearance.

  • Palace of Seteais

A five star Tivoli-Palacio de Seteais Hotel. Still open as a tourist attraction, it is listed by UNESCO as part of the Sintra World Heritage site.

  • History and Legends of Sintra

Our guide will explain you the breathtaking histories behind the scenes!

  • Queijada factory of Sintra

We will visit one of the most important factory which produces the best queijada of the surroundings

  • Quinta da Regaleira

It is an example of neo-manueline architecture of the XX century. It is composed by a main house, towers, gardens, a labyrinth of paths on a steep hillside with flowers, lakes, fountains, terraces and statues. Masonic themes and symbols are distinguished throughout all the area. 

Meeting Point Lisbon 9:30 h

Rossio Train Station, in front of the main entrance.

Address: R. 1º de Dezembro 113-111, 1200-090 Lisboa


Meeting point Sintra 10:30 h

City Hall, in front of the main entrance.

Address: Largo Dr. Virgílio Horta, 2714-501 Sintra, Portugal


  • Availability

    From Lisbon

    • 09:30 h - Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

    From Sintra

    • 10:30 h - Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
  • Duration

    • 2h30 min approx
  • Included

    • English guide
  • Language

    • English
  • Price

    • Tip Based
  • Cancellation Policy

    • Cancellation is free of charge but in case you are not able to attend or you changed your mind  please cancel your booking otherwise the guide will be waiting for you

Round trip

If you choose to start at Lisbon you will need to adquire a ticket pass at the station to get to Sintra

The train leaves at 10:00 h and every hour there is an other