Sintra Tour with Food Tastings

Visit Pena Park & Palace

Explore a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Sample Portuguese Cuisine

Our Sintra experience is the perfect combination of history and Portuguese gastronomy. We’ll take you on a memorable tour through Sintra, all the while sampling the finest cuisine. The best way to experience a culture is through the stomach — and there’s no doubt that you’ll know Portugal by the time you leave us!

Why You’ll Love This Tour:

Explore the grounds of Pena Park & Palace

Sample 6 Portuguese dishes, 2 local pastries, and a surprise to accompany your dessert

Stand at the westernmost point of mainland Europe

Travel along the coastline until we reach the town of Cascais

Enjoy complimentary hotel pick-up and drop-off

Benefit from the expertise of our local guides

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Trip details

Trip details



Departure time

8:30am (exact pick-up time will be arranged via email)

Meeting point

Pickup and drop-off from centrally located Lisbon hotels/accommodations


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, year-round


8 hours

Min age


Group size

Limited to 4 people
Mandatory to wear a face mask in the vehicles and indoors
Face masks and hand sanitizer provided


  • Pickup & drop-off
  • Entrance fee to Pena Park & Palace
  • 6 food tastings
  • 2 wines
  • 2 dessert cakes
  • 1 treat
  • Informative driver/guide
  • Free WiFi
  • Legal insurance in accordance with Portuguese Law

Not included

  • Guided visits inside the monuments
  • Extra food and drinks not mentioned above

What to bring

Comfortable shoes and a light jacket, as the weather can change

About the guide

You will be accompanied by a driver/guide with impeccable knowledge of the region. All small group tours are available in English. If you would like your tour in another language, please contact us about a private tour.

Overview of your tour

We’ll leave bright and early this morning to beat the crowds for a more authentic and laid-back experience at Pena Palace. There’s plenty of free time to explore the extensive grounds and take in the grand exterior. We’ll then head into Sintra’s charming town center and wander through the UNESCO World Heritage Site with our guide to learn about the history of this romantic town.
Feeling hungry? Sample some of the finest Portuguese cuisine in a local restaurant with six tastings of national dishes plus appetizers (petiscos), cheese, bread, and wine.* Top it all off with two local pastries and a surprise to accompany your dessert. With our bellies full, our guide will drive us to the westernmost point of mainland Europe to take in the expanses of the Atlantic Ocean. We’ll close the day off with a journey along the picturesque coast up to Cascais for one last treat!

*Lunch consists of fresh seafood, sausages, cheese, bread, and olives. Unfortunately, we cannot cater to vegetarians on this trip. If you’d like to customize this tour, please get in touch(opens in a new tab) about a private option.

Frequently Asked Questions

If hotel or apartment pickup is offered for your tour, then your pickup location should be at your accommodation. If we are unable to access/stop in your street with the van, we will arrange a convenient meeting point. We only provide pickups in central Lisbon hotels or short-term rentals.

The minimum age for this tour is 12 years of age. If you would like to take a similar tour with young children, please get in touch with us about the option of a private trip.

The food you’ll receive on this tour includes: fresh octopus, shrimp, clams, shredded codfish, two sausages, cheese, bread, and olives. As we are lunching in a seafood restaurant, this tour is not suitable for vegetarians. If you would like to customize this tour, please get in touch with us about a private option.

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