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History-mystery-tradition Sintra free walking tour

Duration: 2h and 15min
Languages: English, Spanish
Guru: Slava
Quality Verified Registered on June 10, 2023

Professional tour guide with guiding experience in Norway and Portugal. My tours are based on my own investigation and gathering of facts (widely accepted and not! :P).. Trying to deliver different points of view and awaken curiosity on the past, local traditions and beliefs. Love mysteries and indigenous traditions topics. Developing my own tour brand RagnarokTour ! Originally born in Kyiv, during "soviet times", while living a big part of my life in Lisbon. Besides that lived in Belgium, Norway and Colombia

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

This walk is destined for small groups (max. 8-10 people) !

Welcome to the always-green capital of ancient mysticism and incredible landscapes
(that enchanted many withstanding people throughout centuries)!

The tour is perfect for travellers who want to get a view of local history, with emphasis on mystery and secret societies - how Sintra was born, starting with pre-Portugal times and following into discoveries, freemasonry (and what stories about Holy Grail have to do with it?!). We will also revisit some of local myths and legends. 


Sintra is not a big place, we will start not far from the train station and end near Quinta da Regaleira.

List of topics will go through varies widely, from local pastry to 'how started the kingdom?' and 'Why the secrecy of the societies?' , 'Who were templars?' and what's the role of Sintra in portuguese overseas discoveries. 

In this tour learning new while enjoying Sintra's atmosphere - is guaranteed, be welcomed curios traveller!

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Av. Barão Almeida Santos 1, 2710-426 ...
    Av. Barão Almeida Santos 1, 2710-426 Sintra, Portugal
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    In front of war monument / Pastry place "Recordação Sintra" , I will be having a black cap / black backpack and white clipboard with "Tree" symbol

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Jardim Correnteza
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Largo Dr. Virgílio Horta
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Fonte Mourisca
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Largo Rainha Dona Amélia
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Palácio e Parque Biester
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Quinta da Regaleira

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

130 ratings
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Professionalism
4.88
Fun
4.6
Expression
4.72
Quality
4.77
Route
4.67
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Valeriya 28 May 2024
Düsseldorf

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Travelled in group - May 2024
Slava was an amazing guide! So many interesting stories and hidden places!
Keith 23 May 2024
Toronto

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Slava is very knowledgeable and a lovely guy. His tour is highly informative - I learned a lot about Sinta and overall enjoyed it very much. He really goes out of his way to make sure he creates a tour that is enjoyable for all. Highly recommend!
Mirco 22 May 2024

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Slava { molto motivato, divertente e appassionato. Mixa informazioni storiche con storie e leggende difficilmente conoscibili. Davvero un bel tour.
Angela 21 May 2024
Toronto

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Amazing tour that informed us of all the secrets of Sintra and Portugal. Highly recommend!
Alison 21 May 2024
Vancouver

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Travelled in group - May 2024
Slava was great! I would recommend him for sure.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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