Best Things To Do in Sintra, Portugal

There are a number of exciting things to do in Sintra. From historical sites to cultural attractions, explore the exhaustive list of all other local attractions in Sintra. Discover new places to see and unique things to do nearby Sintra. Don't miss out on these amazing sights at Sintra. Check out the list of attractions and activities to do in Sintra and nearby areas. It will help you to plan a perfect trip to Sintra. Highlights of Sintra includes – Best things to do in Sintra and nearby areas, top attractions to visit such as historical monuments, natural attractions, adventurous and entertainment activities to do, places to eat and drink. Provided with all the things to do in Sintra with address, reviews, facts, photos of travellers & more.

Are you looking for a Sintra travel itinerary? Create an itinerary within minutes, on your own!

Top Sintra Activities And Tours

Explore the best things to do in Sintra. These are the most preferred tourist activities.

  • Save 11% Private Tour of Sintra and Cascais
    Private Tour of Sintra and Cascais16 Reviews

    Duration: 8 Hrs 30 Mins

    Experience the beauty of the villages of Sintra and Cascais as you learn about their history, culture, and cuisine. On board ...

    Book Now
  • Save 11% Full-Day Sintra and Cascais Tour
    Full-Day Sintra and Cascais Tour9 Reviews

    Duration: 8 Hrs

    Get the chance to see the main monuments and sights in theunique fairy-tale villa of Sintra! Pena Palace, Quinta da Rega...

    Book Now
  • Save 11% Private Full Day Tour of Sintra and Cascais
    Private Full Day Tour of Sintra and Cascais2 Reviews

    Duration: Flexible

    In this private 8 hour tour, youwill visit the most picturesque Palaces,and UNESCO World Heritage Sites! You will also see th...

    Book Now
  • Sintra and Cascais Private Half Day Sightseeing Tour from Lisbon
    Sintra and Cascais Private Half Day Sightseeing Tour from LisbonNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 4 Hrs

    Spend half a day in the gorgeous Portuguese countryside during this private 4-hour tour of Sintra and Cascais from Lisbon. Ac...

    Book Now

Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Sintra, Portugal

Must see places in Sintra ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Sintra and point of interests to visit.

  1. Quinta Da Regaleira And The Inititation Wells

    # 1 of 281 Things To Do in Sintra | Added 5018 times in trip plans
    Quinta Da Regaleira And The Inititation Wells

    Tags: Art And Culture, Palace, Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: Sintra 2710-567, Portugal

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Regaleira Palace is a huge, highly ornate structure and one that would put Downton Abbey to shame. Built in the early 20th century, Quinta Da Regaleira is the result and manifestation of its owner...Read more

  2. Moors Castle

    # 2 of 281 Things To Do in Sintra | Added 3488 times in trip plans
    Moors Castle

    Tags: Castle, Historical Site, Picnic Spot

    Address: Serra de Sintra, Capuchos, 2710 Sintra, Portugal

    Timings: 09:30 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Moors’ Castle or Castelo dos Mouros (as it is locally known) is a medieval castle located on top of a hill. It was constructed in the middle of the 9th century when Portugal and Spain were under...Read more

  3. National Palace Of Sintra

    # 3 of 281 Things To Do in Sintra | Added 4415 times in trip plans
    National Palace Of Sintra

    Address: Largo Rainha Dona Amélia, 2710-616 Sintra, Portugal

    Timings: 09:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    There is no dearth of royal castles and palaces in Portugal. But 15th century National Palace at Sintra is probably the best maintained palace in the country not to mention the most visited palace in ...Read more

  4. Monserrate Palace And Park

    # 4 of 281 Things To Do in Sintra | Added 2089 times in trip plans
    Monserrate Palace And Park

    Address: Monserrate, 2710-405 Sintra, Portugal

    Timings: 09:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Monuments in Sintra are often found to be built in the Portuguese Romanticist tradition which has a distinctly eclectic approach to design. The Monserrate Palace is no different in this regard. It was...Read more

  5. National Palace Of Pena And Pena Park

    # 5 of 281 Things To Do in Sintra | Added 1075 times in trip plans
    National Palace Of Pena And Pena Park

    Tags: Religious Site, Park, Landmark, Historical Site

    Address: Estrada Da Pena, Sintra, Portugal

    Timings: 09:30 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Built in Romanticist tradition, the National Palace of Pena stands on a hill above the town of Sintra. During the medieval period, a small chapel was built on top of the hill after a supposed appariti...Read more

  6. Guincho Beach

    # 6 of 281 Things To Do in Sintra | Added 1470 times in trip plans
    Guincho Beach

    Tags: Beach, Camp, Biking Trail, Entertainment

    Address: Cascais, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The foothills of Sintra end in this gorgeous destination of Guincho Beach that opens up to the massive Atlantic Ocean. The beach is sort of a celebrity it was featured in James Bond’s ‘On ...Read more

  7. Capuchos Convent

    # 7 of 281 Things To Do in Sintra | Added 1303 times in trip plans
    Capuchos Convent

    Tags: Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Sao Pedro de Penaferrim, Parques de Sintra, Serra de Sintra, Sintra 2710-405, Portugal

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The meditative calm at Capuchos Convent draws you in. The 4th Portuguese Viceroy of India, Joao de Castro got lost hunting in these mountains and fell into an exhausted sleep in which he experienced a...Read more

  8. Toy Museum Or Museu Do Brinquedo

    # 8 of 281 Things To Do in Sintra | Added 619 times in trip plans
    Toy Museum Or Museu Do Brinquedo

    Tags: Museum, Children Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Rua Visconde Monserrate 26, 2710-591 Sintra, Portugal

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    At the age of 14, Joao Moreira Arbues began collecting and preserving his toys. It started as a hobby and soon flowered into a passion for collecting different types of toys and seeking insight into t...Read more

  9. Adraga Beach

    # 9 of 281 Things To Do in Sintra | Added 212 times in trip plans
    Adraga Beach

    Tags: Outdoors, Beach, Entertainment, Nature

    Address: Almocageme, Sintra, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Adriga has been certified as a ‘Blue Flag’ beach, meeting the highest quality of water, safety, environment and visitor services. It was also voted one of the best 20 European beaches in 2...Read more

  10. Praia Da Ursa Or Bears Beach

    # 10 of 281 Things To Do in Sintra | Added 124 times in trip plans
    Praia Da Ursa Or Bears Beach

    Tags: Outdoors, Beach, Nature

    Address: Rua da Praia da Adraga, Colares, Sintra, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Praia da Ursa is a wild beach located near Cabo da Roca in the Natural Park of Sintra-Cascais. Bear Beach is a place of fierce untouched beauty. Perhaps the rocky cliffs surrounding it have preserved ...Read more

  11. Anjos Teixeira Museum

    # 11 of 281 Things To Do in Sintra | Added 194 times in trip plans
    Anjos Teixeira Museum

    Tags: Museum, Children Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Museu Anjos Teixeira, Azinhaga da Sardinha, Rio do Porto Sintra, Portugal

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Museum is an ode to the artistic works father and son sculptor duo Artur Anjos Teixeira and Pedro Augusto Anjos Teixeira. The building in which the Museum is located, used to be a stone sawmill. I...Read more

  12. Adrenunes Dolmen

    # 12 of 281 Things To Do in Sintra | Added 689 times in trip plans
    Adrenunes Dolmen

    Tags: Landmark, Heritage Building

    Address: Serra de Sintra, Sintra, Portugal

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Sintra’s version of the English Stonehenge, Adrenunes Dolmen is a huge megalithic structure near Cape Roca. The place is situated on a hill 426 metre high and its origins are still a matter of g...Read more

  13. Cape Roca

    # 13 of 281 Things To Do in Sintra | Added 57 times in trip plans
    Cape Roca

    Tags: Outdoors, Beach, Walking Area, Entertainment

    Address: Estrada do Cabo da Roca s/n, 2705-001 Colares, Portugal

    Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    At Cape Roca, you are literally at the edge of Portugal. Cae Roca is the westernmost point of Portugal and the European mainland. In the words of Portuguese poet Luis de Camoes, it is here that &ldquo...Read more

  14. Restaurante Regional De Sintra

    # 14 of 281 Things To Do in Sintra | Added 4 times in trip plans
    Restaurante Regional De Sintra

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Address: Tv. do Município 2, 2710-523 Sintra, Portugal

    Restaurante Regional de Sintra is a restaurant located in Sintra, Portugal. Serving the best of Seafood, Mediterranean, and European delicacies, this restaurant has a lovely ambience to it. The region...Read more

  15. Queluz

    # 15 of 281 Things To Do in Sintra | Added 6 times in trip plans
    Queluz

    Tags: Neighborhoods

    Address: Lisbon District, Portugal

    A former civil parish in the municipality of Sintra, Queluz is a beautiful city that is full of surprises. This city has had human settlements dating back to the Late Neolithic or early Chalcolithic, ...Read more

Find Your Sintra Attractions on Map

Find more places to see in Sintra

  • Igreja Adventista do 7º Dia em Sintra

    Rua Veiga e Cunha

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Castelo de São Jorge

    Rua da Costa do Castelo

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Basílica da Estrela

    Praça da Estrela

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Estação Ferroviária do Cais do Sodré

    Avenida 24 de Julho

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Torre de Belém

    Avenida Brasília

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Jardim do Palácio do Marquês de Pombal

    Largo Marquês de Pombal Quinta de Baixo e de Cima

    Historic and Protected Sites
View On Map
  • Serra de Sintra

    Rua Gago Coutinho 1

    Mountains
View On Map
  • Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea - Museu do Chiado

    Rua Serpa Pinto 4

    Museums
  • Centro Cultural de Cascais

    Avenida Rei Humberto II Itália

    Museums
  • Pavilhão do Conhecimento - Ciência Viva

    Parque das Nações, Alameda dos Oceanos

    Museums
  • Fundação Arpad Szenes - Vieira da Silva

    Praça das Amoreiras, 56

    Museums
  • Associação dos Jardins Escolas João de Deus

    Avenida Álvares Cabral 69

    Museums
  • Navy Museum

    Praça do Império

    Museums
View On Map
  • Reserva de Burros

    Estrada de São Julião, 50

    Amusement Parks
  • Planeta da Formiga Azul

    Estrada Nacional 247 Km 65

    Amusement Parks
  • Quinta Pedagógica dos Olivais

    Rua Cidade de Lobito

    Amusement Parks
  • KidZania Lisboa

    Avenida Cruzeiro Seixas, 7

    Amusement Parks
  • KidZania

    Dolce Vita Tejo

    Amusement Parks Restaurants
  • Pavilhão do Conhecimento

    Parque das Nações

    Amusement Parks
View On Map
  • Taverna dos Trovadores

    Praça D. Fernando II 18

    Bars Restaurants Music and Show Venues
  • Estrada Velha - Actividades Hoteleiras

    Rua Consiglieri Pedroso, 16

    Bars Restaurants Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses
  • Caipirinha - Bar

    Rua Sara Maria Soares da Silva, 2

    Bars
  • Bar Fonte Pipa

    Rua Fonte da Pipa, 11/13

    Bars
  • Legendary Café

    Rua Doutor Alfredo Costa 10

    Bars Restaurants
  • Pub Medieval Casa do Fauno

    Caminho dos Frades, nº1

    Bars Breweries
View On Map
  • A Plus Multimédia

    Beloura Ofice Park

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Casino Lisboa

    Alameda dos Oceanos

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Casino Estoril

    Avenida Doutor Stanley Ho

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Casino Lisboa

    Parque das Nações

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Casino Estoril

    Praça José Teodoro dos Santos

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Clube de Futebol Os Belenenses

    Avenida João Crisóstomo 15

    Casinos and Gaming
View On Map
  • Campo dos Mártires da Pátria

    Campo dos Martires da Patria

    Dog Parks
  • Jardim do Arco do Cego

    Rua D. Filipa de Vilhena, Lisbon

    Dog Parks
  • São Pedro do Estoril

    São Pedro do Estoril, 2765-529 Estoril

    Dog Parks
  • Jardim das Tilias

    Dog Parks
  • Vale da Ribeira

    Rua Delfim de Almeida Fernandes 30, 2710-461 Sintra

    Dog Parks
  • Logradouro Av.guerra Junqueiro

    Avenida Guerra Junqueiro

    Dog Parks
View On Map
  • Praia da Ursa

    Cabo da Roca

    Beaches
  • Praia das Maçãs

    Avenida Eugene Levy

    Beaches
  • Praia do Magoito

    Beaches
  • Praia de São Pedro do Estoril

    Avenida Marginal

    Beaches
  • Praia da Conceição

    Rua Frederico Arouca

    Beaches
  • Chafariz Velho de Paço de Arcos

    Avenida Marginal

    Beaches
View On Map
  • Cova da Baleia, Desporto de Aventura

    Avenida Senhora da Lapa, Rua do Chafariz Grande

    Hiking
  • Passeio dos Heróis do Mar

    Hiking
  • Passeio Marítimo de Paço de Arcos

    Avenida Marginal

    Hiking
  • Mata do Jamor

    Hiking
  • Paredão de Caxias

    Hiking
  • Corredor Verde de Monsanto

    Hiking
View On Map
  • Mundináutica - Distribuição de Equipamentos de Pesca e Subaquáticos

    Estrada Nacional 247 Parque Industrial

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Mundináutica

    Estrada Nacional 247, 5

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Megasub - Artigos Náuticos

    Rua Vera Cruz 6

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Estrela do Mar - Materiais de Pesca

    Avenida da República, 1708

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Arco Bésta e Caça-Desporto e Lazer

    Rua Vale de Santo António, 48

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Sodarca-Sociedade Distribuidora de Armas de Caça

    Rua Casal da Granja

    Hunting and Fishing
View On Map
Show More

What To Do in Sintra: Day-Wise Ideas

Find what not to miss in Sintra! Recommended Sintra itineraries and vacation ideas created by travelers across the world.