Discover the delights of Sintra in a unique new way exploring its cobbled streets, historic castles, colourful palaces and lush forests by electric car.
Electric Car Tour of Sintra
Sintra is a beautiful historic town on the coast of Portugal that has been designed a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You'll soon discover why as you explore its wealth of spectacular landscapes by electric car. The route is up to you, so you can tailor your tour to discover nature, architecture, history, or whatever you'd like!
The electric cars are small and easy to drive and park on any street. Whichever route you choose, a built-in navigation system which help you find your way, and an English-language audioguide will reveal fascinating facts and explain the history of each place of interest on the way.
When making your reservation, you can choose between doing a 3 hour tour or a 9.5 hour tour. While you're free to drive wherever you'd like, we recommend following one of the following routes to make the most of your time in Sintra:
Pena Palace & Castle of the Moors
Discover history and nature on this itinerary: you'll drive up through the Sintra hills to see the hilltop medieval castle known as Castle of the Moors. Pass by Liberdade Park, the historic centre of Sintra, the National Palace, the strikingly beautiful Pena Palace and much more. Lush valleys and impressive palaces await!
Quinta da Regaleira & Sintra Gardens
Immerse yourself in the magic of Portugal's natural landscapes and some of Sintra's most important monuments. Admire the spectacular vegetation and the bridges of the Liberdade Park, explore the old town and Monserrate Park and see the Natural History Museum. What's more, you'll visit the elegant Quinta da Regaleira, known as the "Palace of Monteiro the Millionaire".
Cabo da Roca & Convent of the Capuchos
Explore Sintra's spiritual side visiting the historic Convent of the Capuchos and admire the Swiss-style architecture of the Chalet Condessa D'Edla. We also recommend heading to Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point in Europe, to enjoy the unparalleled ocean views. This itinerary is designed to reveal the romantic legends and the poets inspired by Sintra.
- It is compulsory to present an original driving licence which is valid in Portugal. Copies of documents or provisional licences will not be accepted.
- You must pay a deposit of € 100 (US$ 117.20) per electric car (by credit card or cash) on the day of the tour.
|Price per vehicle (max 2 people)||Children under 3|
|3 hour tour||
|9.5 hour tour||
3 hour tour
Price per vehicle (max 2 people)US$ 76.10
Children under 3not permitted
9.5 hour tour
Price per vehicle (max 2 people)US$ 134.70
Children under 3not permitted
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.
3 hours - 9 hours 30 minutes.
The activity takes place with an audioguide in in English.
Electric car rental
Audioguide in English
€ 100 (US$ 117.20) deposit
When to book?
You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.
No printing of documentation required.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
If you have any other questions please contact us.
R. Dr. Alfredo da Costa 62.