Sintra: Secrets Off the Beaten Track 6h


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Activity Level



Youth and Family, Shore Excursion, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4



Spanish (fluent), Portuguese (fluent), Italian (fluent), English (fluent)

Experience the hidden places (by minivan)

From Lisbon we'll drive towards amazing spots in Sintra, avoiding crowds and tasting the real Portugal. You'll delight your eyes with the white waves of Guincho, seeing from a distance our next stop: Cabo da Roca, the most western point of mainland Europe.
Ather this, the hidden gem of Adraga: it could almost cross your mind that those cliffs were carved to fit perfectly that wild and rugged beach. Close by there is Azenhas do Mar, a picturesque village by the sea with a beautiful pool dug in the cliff, and Colares, a charming little town, famous for being the smallest demarcated wine region in Portugal.
We'll continue through a marvelous road to Sintra and stop at its historical centre to discover a fascinating small town at the foot of the mountain, which unique characteristics have led UNESCO to classify it as world heritage in 1995. Here we'll meet a few more people but it will be worth, no doubt, it just looks purely and unexpectedly lost in time.
Return to Lisbon.


Departure from Lisbon: Guincho, Cabo da Roca, Adraga, Azenhas do Mar, Colares, Sintra, Road back to Lisbon

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: Any other location inside the city of Lisbon.

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 6 hours


Modern, clean, air-conditioned, very spacious,brand new private minivan.

A minibus can be rented at an additional cost - contact me for a quote.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Other: > Guiding services with me as an official tour guide
> Modern, clean, air-conditioned, very spacious, brand new private minivan

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 Euro - > Snack/drink you decide to have during the tour
> You can use most credit cards (American Express is not accepted everywhere).
> Being over 65 brings will allow you to get a nice discount on entrance fees in some monuments.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Entrance fees to monuments/museums/attractions you decide to visit or food and drinks you may want to have during the tour, besides what's mentioned as already included.

This tour is priced and designed for a maximum of 4 persons, I am able to accommodate larger or smaller groups at competitive prices, please contact me for a Customized Tour that will be priced and designed for your group.


No restrictions that I'm aware of.

A Recent Review of this tour

My wife and I were in Lisbon from Sept. 6 - 9, 2018 before going on a Windstar Cruise. We went on a multi-hour tour with Marta C called Sentra: Secrets off the Beaten Path. The day brought us much insight into Portuguese history, the history of Sentra and an opportunity to see other sites close to the ocean as we drove to Sentra on a less traveled route. Marta was an excellent tour guide for us: very knowledgeable, good command of English and easy to talk with as we traveled. We recommend her.
Robert Richards

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