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Sintra City Sightseeing Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

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    • Adult (13+)
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Key Highlights

  • Enjoy a full day’s unlimited hop-on, hop-off bus tour with 360-degree panoramic views of Sintra
  • See the best of the city with access to 2 bus routes and 20 points of visit around Sintra
  • Free Wi-Fi on-board as you hop-on and off at any of the stops to visit attractions of your choice!
  • Visit Sintra’s best parks, stunning palaces, relaxing beaches and even a wine cellar to taste local delights
  • Audio guide commentary in many languages to introduce you to the city’s history and culture
  • Redeem your voucher up to 12 months from the travel date selected
  • Overview

    Discover Sintra on this hop-on, hop-off bus tour as you cover 20 different points of interest along two bus routes. Hop-on or off as you please at 14 designated stops and see the best Sintra has to offer. Enjoy commentary on board with the help of a pre-recorded audio-guide that comes in 12 different languages!

    Be sure to visit the grand 19th century Rossio Railway Station. Appreciate the beauty of the National Palace of Sintra and its architecture. Wine enthusiasts must not miss a trip to the Colares wine cellar for a tasting session.You will be able to hop-on and off at your own pace, as you make your way around town visiting the different palaces, parks and beaches.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    1 Day

    Start time

    Buses operate between 9:45am and 6:00pm (Jul to Sept) and between 9:45am and 5:00pm (Oct to June), every 30-60 minutes. Since this is an outdoor activity schedules might just change sometimes, check the frequency and bus operating hours on the day of your tour just to be safe.

    Meeting Point

    You can hop on the bus at any of the stops

    Ending Point

    Hop off the bus at any of the stops to end your tour


    Explore Sintra on this day tour aboard a comfortable double-decker hop-on, hop-off bus as the two routes – Red Line and Blue Line take you through 20 points of interest! With 14 designated stops along the way, hop on or off as you please, and discover Sintra at your own pace. You won’t miss a thing with the pre-recorded audio-guided commentary available on board in 12 different languages!

    Destinations along Red Line and Blue Line routes are as follows:

    Largo Rainha D. Leonor
    Galeria Municipal –Turismo
    Portão dos Lagos
    Castelo dos Mouros
    PalácioNacional da Pena
    Igreja de S.Pedro de Penaferrim
    Estação de Caminhos de Ferro
    Palácio da Quinta da Regaleira
    Palácio de Seteais
    Parque de Monserrate
    Colares - Adega Regional
    Cabo da Roca
    Convento dos Capuchos
    Chalet da Condessa

    Visit some prominent sites including the grand 19th century Rossio Railway Station, also known as the Estação de Caminhos de Ferro. Enjoy the beauty of the National Palace of Sintra, dating all the way back to the 11th century. Take a tour of the inside where you can admire the stunning architecture. Be sure to check out the incredible view from the top of the palace too.

    Enjoy a trip to the magical relaxing woods of Portao dos Lagos. Visit Palácio da Quinta da Regaleira, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is central to Sintra's historic tales. A trip to Sintra is incomplete without a visit to the Colares wine cellar where you can learn all about how the wine that’s fortified and stored here. Thereafter, head down to Praia Grande beach for some more relaxation!

    You may choose to finish your tour at any of the stops.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 1 day City Sightseeing Sintra Hop-On, Hop-off Pass
    • Audio-guide available in English, Portuguese, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, Chinese, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese


    • Entrance to any attraction covered by the tour route.
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  • Please note

    Voucher Information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we’re working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Your voucher will be valid for 12 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    Additional info

    City-Sightseeing buses are wheelchair accessible. 
  • Customer Reviews
    • Awesome condensed experience

      Not used to organized trips (always skeptical) I was nevertheless seduced by the package which revealed to be an excellent choice. Living in Paris for a long time, I never took...

      Florian Guillez, Italy
    • Excellent tour - highly recommended!

      Tour guide on the bus impressed with his local knowledge and fluency in 4 languages. The cruise on the Danube River was leisurely and smooth. The highlight was the visit to...

      Alan R Coligado, Australia
    • Alhambra tour with guide -- excellent experience

      Really informative and interesting -- well worth the cost. A truly unforgettable experience in an amazing place. (But beware if you're less mobile -- one person in our group was...

      anthony carbery, United Kingdom
    • As Above

      Leszek Beksinski, United States, 15/Feb/2020
    • Rude driver.Ot was supposed to be a hop on and off.Would not validate ticket at bus stop 2.

      Lara Webster, United Kingdom, 14/Jun/2019
    • Top. Alles zu unserer Zufriedenheit.

      Pascal Bahrenburg, Germany, 12/Nov/2017

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