• Peninha

Sintra, Sierra of Secular Mysteries

  • Type: Walk Hike
  • Duration: About 6 hours | Difficulty: Moderate
  • Price from: 80€

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 the “Capuchos” convent, where we will finish our hike.

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Table Price per Pax

2 to 6 persons – 80€


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.

At these prices is added the VAT rate applicable.


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.



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

* We no longer bring plastic water bottles to our customers. The environment will be thankful. Thank you for your understanding.


Advised Equipment

(depending on weather)

  • Comfortable shoes soled nuts, preferably suitable for trekking
  • Hat for sun or umbrella
  • Waterproof / wind stopper jacket
  • Sunglasses
  • 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 customer’s hotel pick-up time depends on the number of hotels
we have to go.



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