Beetle Tour to Sintra with Tastings

Introduction

Visit Sintra aboard a VW Beetle and taste traditional Portuguese delicacies!

Marvel at enchanted landscapes preferred by kings and noblemen and experience the region's gastronomy in a different and fun way. Savor every pastry, liquor and tapas surrounded by idyllic sceneries!

Maximum number of participants: up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children per beetle.

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   Daily    6 hours
Highlights

Discover the enchanted village of Sintra aboard an iconic Beetle.

 

Fall in love with idyllic landscapes with magic palaces and exuberant mansions.

 

Taste the best traditional pastries and liquors.

 

Experience Portuguese gastronomy in a modern and practical way.

Key details

LANGUAGES

Available in English.

Portuguese, French, German and Spanish upon request and availability.

DURATION

6 Hours 

PICK UP AND DROP OFF

Lisbon city center

SCHEDULE

Daily at 9 a.m.m | 10 a.m. | 11 a.m.

Full description

We’ll first head towards the picturesque Sintra adorned with exquisite palaces, mansions and romanticism. Sintra is a World Heritage Site that is a treasure for its natural attractions, monuments and unexplainable magic. You’ll see the most important landmarks in a blessing experience by Beetle while the landscape will change from mountain, to wild and rugged beaches, and city life.

Sintra’s gastronomy is varied and rich and will make this experience unforgettable. If we talk about sweets we must inevitably highlight the “Queijadas de Sintra”’ (Sintra tartlets), an ancient sweet which dates back to the Middle Ages. But there are others that should be tasted: ”Travesseiros” or ”Fofos de Belas” in addition to jam produced according to traditional preparation methods. Don’t worry, you’ll be able to taste some of these.

See the westernmost point in Europe (Cabo da Roca) and taste the flavors of Sintra before heading down the coast to Cascais, the village with the best hot dog trailer and the best views in the city. Following the coastline, you’ll watch as the ocean becomes a river, you’ll taste the special flavors of Belém, and we’ll finish off the tour with a traditional bifana (a yummy pork sandwich).

 

TASTINGS

The selection of the tasting experiences will depend on the availability of the places and the profile of each client. This is just a general sample of some of the food & drink experiences that can be included in the tour.

  • Travesseiros: With the shape of a pillow (“travesseiro” in Portuguese), the dough-based pastry with egg cream and almond has a secret ingredient that makes it appealing to the mouths of the whole world.
  • Custard Tarts: Lisbon’s ex-libris whose original recipe comes from the Jerónimos Monastery located in Belém area.
  • Codfish Cakes (Bolinhos de Bacalhau): A symbol of the traditional Portuguese gastronomy that uses one of its most famous ingredients.
  • “Bifana”: The greatest pork steak sandwiches.
  • Portuguese Green Wine: Unique Portuguese wine that originated in the historic Minho province in the far north of the country.
  • Tinned Fish Degustation: One of the greatest Portuguese gastronomic tradition (sardines, mackerel or tuna).
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Included

  • Beetle Cabrio
  • Driver-guide
  • Liquor and Portuguese pastry
  • Traditional tapas
  • Drinks
  • Liability Insurance and Personal Accident Insurance
  • Offer 1 bottle of water per person

Excluded

  • Gratifications (Optional)
  • Food and Drinks other than mentioned
  • Personal expenses
  • Pick-up and Drop off at the hotel
  • Tickets and entrances in Monuments

Cancelation rules

Additional info

Nearest town

Nearest Airport

Covid-19 measures

Reviews

VW Beetle in sintra
Sehr lustige Fahrt, mit köstlichen Tapas, einem sehr sachkundigen Führer (Jon) und erstaunlichen und interessanten Landschaften. Auf jeden Fall empfehlen!
Ewald Kaufer
Sintra by VW Beetle from Lisbon
An excellent way to get to know Sintra! The VW blue beetle truly took me back a few years to my granddad's red beetle The sights were amazing and we had lots of fun tasting the traditional liquors.
Fulke Whitaker
Beetle Tour to Sintra with Tastings
Ich habe diese Firma durch meinen Blog gefunden, den ich gelesen habe, und ich bin so froh, dass ich das getan habe! Wir arrangierten, dass Björn uns in unserem Hotel in Cascais abholt und mit uns die Gegend erkundet und Zeit in Sintra verbringt. Er war sehr informativ und aufmerksam. Er nahm uns mit auf eine fantastische Tour an der Küste und zu einem wunderschönen traditionellen portugiesischen Mittagessen in Sintra. Ein wundervoller Tag!
Gert Schlosser

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