Nature and Wildlife, Museums / Culture
Kid Friendly: No. This tour is suitable for children from the point of view of the fantastic places, caves, underground passages where we will walk in. However regarding the explanations given is not suitable for children.
The places where we walk are not suitable for people who can not easily walk.
Maximum travelers: 7
English (fluent), French (conversational), German (advanced), Portuguese (fluent), Spanish (advanced)
Templars and Rosecrucians in Sintra, 7 seater Mercedes Viano Ambiente
We will be visiting Sintra sites deeply related with the secret society designed Rosecrucians and try to unveil the significance behind the symbolism. The recommended estates to visit are:
Quinta da Regaleira is still unknown to most Sintra visitors. We will explore on foot the gardens, initiation well, secret passages, lakes and grottoes.
Pena Palace is also an interesting symbolic monument intimately linked to the Rosecrucians Secret Society where King Fernando II was one of his great masters.
The owner of Regaleira - Augusto Carvalho Monteiro - was also a rosecrusian.
Meet you in Sintra and these are the sites we can see in 3/4 hours;
- Visit of Pena Palace and Park
- Visit of Regaleira Palace and its Gardens
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Meeting point might be any location in Lisbon or in Sintra, depending on travellers location
End location: I may end in Lisbon or any part of Lisbon metropolitan area
Duration: 4 hours
We may need to extend the time to visit all the desired sites. Each extra hour » 35 Euros
A deluxe Mercedes Van
My expertise as official guide who is also a driver.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
22 Euros - Entrance fees to Regaleira and Pena Palace. These fees may suffer alterations.
Admission fees to monuments.
Personal expenses such as drinks and snacks or local souvenirs.
I do have no restrictions.
As a National Official Tour guide I may give tours all over Portugal.
I am also certified to conduct Tours in Spain and the rest of Europe ( I have led Tours in France and Italy ).
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Carla was wonderful - she picked us up right on time and took us on a great 4-hour tour of Sintra. She was very knowledgeable and friendly. She even recommended a fantastic place for lunch in Lisbon (Pinocchio). We felt very lucky to have her as our guide!!!