• Peninha

Sintra, Sierra of Secular Mysteries

  • Type: Walk Hike
  • Duration: About 6 hours | Difficulty: Moderate
  • Price from: 74€

Come with us to meet a more mystical and occult Sierra de Sintra side, World Heritage by UNESCO, and feel what is considered the most beautiful and mystical Portuguese sierra. On this tour we will meet its people and their customs.

We take you to some of the sierra highest points, like the “Peninha” shrine and marvel with the infinite views. Discover its secrets and mysteries.

We will meet the most typical village of Sintra, whose beginnings date back to the sixteenth century, the “Holy Spirit” village. Known for its countless fountains and streams, is here that we will do our lunch in a rural tavern where we can taste the local food.

After the meal, and along some horse breeders farms, we will enter again in a forest corridor toward to the “Capuchos” convent, where we will finish our hike.

Optional Experience: The day will finish in the most western vineyard in Europe. This local farm, built in the 18th century, stands between the Atlantic Ocean and the Sintra sierra. Its wines are characterized by their aging-potential, character and complexity. After visiting the vineyards and the winery, we will have a wine tasting where we will try some of the most enigmatic fine wines of Portugal. Thanks to the proximity of the sea, this wines have a strong savory sea notes, being also very fragrant, fresh and balanced.

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Table Price per Pax

1 to 6 persons – 74€

Table Price per Pax With the Wine Experience

1 to 6 persons – 109€

 

For more than 6 people price is on request.

For families with children younger than 18 years, the price is on request because we have a discount on the table price.

These prices already include the applicable VAT rate.

 

Every Day*

*Dependent on the number of people and walks already booked for the desired day, and as such subject to confirmation by the WHP.

 

Includes

  • All transfers
  • Water
  • Rural tavern lunch
  • Hiking poles
  • Track guide
  • Personal and Liability insurances

 

Advised Equipment

(depending on weather)

  • Comfortable shoes soled nuts, preferably suitable for trekking
  • Hat for sun or umbrella
  • Waterproof / wind stopper jacket
  • Sun glasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes and pants suitable for trekking, preferably (avoid jeans)
  • Fruit/Energy bars/Dried fruits

7 Reasons

  • The Exotic Sintra forest, beautiful and dense, classified as a Nature Reserve
  • The ruins of a megalithic monument
  • The Peninha shrine and the S. Saturnino chapel ruins, it´s secular history and endless views over it´s 500m height.
  • The “Holy Spirit” village, the most typical village of Sintra, whose beginnings date back to the sixteenth century.
  • The lunch in a rural tavern.
  • The path along some horse breeders farms, followed by a forest corridor toward to the “Capuchos” convent.
  • The wine tasting of temperamental wines from the Old World in one of the oldest and biggest wine cellars of Portugal.

 

Meeting Points

The customers hotel pick-up time depends on the number of hotels
we have to go.

 

Details

Beginning: 09:00 am
Duration: About 6 hours
Not suitable activity for children under 12 years

 

Difficulty:   Moderate (Moderate)

Sintra, Sierra of Secular Mysteries

Sintra, Sierra of Secular Mysteries

 

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