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Skip the Line Tickets to Quinta da Regaleira

Skip the Line Tickets to Quinta da Regaleira

€11
Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
Audio Guide
Guided Tour
  • Weave past the waiting queues with this convenient skip-the-line ticket to admire the beautiful 19th-century villa and a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Delight in the fusion of various architectural styles including Manueline, Renaissance, Medieval, and Classical.
  • Don't miss out on the lush gardens that offer secretive cave passageways and fantastical-looking Initiation Wells along with natural beauty.
  • Opt for an audio guide or a 2-hour guided tour to better understand the villa that is steeped in mystical symbolism and metaphor.
  • Listen to engaging stories through an English, French, and Spanish audio guide and explore at your own pace, or learn some of history's best-kept secrets from an English-speaking guide.

This ticket has the following options that you can choose from:

  • Entry Ticket
  • Entry Ticket and Audio Guide
  • Entry Ticket and Guided Tour
  • Tip: If you are exploring on your own, it is better to visit the gardens first as they are quite expansive.
  • Tip: Visit the Café, where you can enjoy a cup of tea, lunch, or dinner while admiring views from a wonderful garden terrace.

Entry Ticket and Audio Guide

  • After booking, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to access and download your audio tour. Please check your email spam folder as well.
  • Please note that the app is not compatible with Windows phones.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
E -Ticket for Quinta da Regaleira with Audio Tour on Your Phone

E -Ticket for Quinta da Regaleira with Audio Tour on Your Phone

€23
Free Cancellation
Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
Audio Guide
  • Skip the line and enter Quinta da Regaleira hassle-free with this e-ticket.
  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site at your own pace with the audio guide tour.
  • Download the app and the audio tour onto your smartphones prior to your visit and you are all set to explore Portugal’s most intriguing areas.
  • Marvel at the castle’s treasures as you immerse in its history with the audio guide in English, French & German which narrates original stories making the tour more engaging and informative.
  • Visit the Aquarium, Abundance Fountain, and the Greenhouse to complete your tour.
  • Download the ticket & audio tour while on WiFi prior to your visit.
  • After booking, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to access and download your audio tour. Please check your email spam folder as well.
  • Ensure that your smartphone is fully charged.
  • Please bring your own headphones at the time of the visit.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
Guided Tour of Quinta da Regaleira

Guided Tour of Quinta da Regaleira

€25
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
2 hr.
Guided Tour
  • Awaken the history buff in you with the Quinta Da Regaleira guided tour and get to see some of history’s barely witnessed relics.
  • Accompanied by your local guide, learn about the Society of Templar Freemasons and their best-kept secrets.
  • Stroll through the lush green gardens and follow the trail of mystery through the hidden tunnels to explore the 19th-century, Gothic architectural wonder, the Quinta Da Regaleira.
  • The tour also extends to the lush green gardens and lakes situated around the compounds of the palaces, adorned with mighty statues and grottoes and the famous Initiation Wells.

This ticket has the following options for you to choose from.

  • English Guided Tour
  • Spanish Guided Tour
  • Portuguese Guided Tour
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes and carry a windbreaker.
  • The guided tour is available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
Guided Tour of Sintra, Regaleira and Pena Palace from Lisbon

Guided Tour of Sintra, Regaleira and Pena Palace from Lisbon

€65
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
7 hr.
Guided Tour
  • Enjoy a full-day guided tour from Lisbon of Sintra, Regaleira, and Pena Palace.
  • Travel back in time to a land filled with beautiful gardens and impressive structures that seem straight out of a fairy tale at Sintra.
  • Learn everything there is to know about the history and secrets of Pena Palace and admire the mix of architectural styles it displays.
  • As you explore the lavish gardens, lakes, and grottoes of Quinta Regaleira, take lots of pictures and uncover the secrets of the Freemasons and the Knights Templar.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
Combo (Save 5%): Quinta da Regaleira + National Palace of Pena & Park Tickets

Combo (Save 5%): Quinta da Regaleira + National Palace of Pena & Park Tickets

€36.90
€35.05
Save 5%
Mobile Ticket
Audio Guide
Transfers Included
  • Grab this money-saving combo ticket to take part in a tour to Quinta da Regaleira and the National Palace of Pena & Park.
  • With the timed entry ticket, visit the Quinta da Regaleira, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and tour the monument with the help of an audio guide.
  • A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1995, the Palace of Pena is a riot of greenery with plant species from every continent.
  • Upgrade your ticket to the National Palace of Pena & Park to enjoy Romanticism-inspired architecture of the 19th century with roundtrip transportation.

National Palace of Pena & Park

  • Admission to Pena Palace
  • Admission to the park
  • Admission to the Chalet of the Countess of Edla
  • Round-trip transportation from the Park's main entrance and the Palace (optional)

Quinta da Regaleira

  • Skip-the-line entrance
  • Multilingual audio guide
  • Tip: At Quinta da Regaleira, keep your phones fully charged or carry a battery backup in order to listen to the engaging audio tour without losing out on any information.

National Palace of Pena & Park

  • Remember that you must enter through the home tour entrance rather than the main gate. It takes around 30 minutes to walk from the Park's entrance to the Palace.
  • You may park your car in Sintra's historic center or at one of the adjacent parking lots.
  • Parking is accessible at the park's entry but may be limited depending on the number of tourists.

Quinta da Regaleira

  • As there is no WiFi at the venue, make sure to download the ticket and the audio tour in advance.
  • To learn how to download and access the audio tour and the app, go to the email that was provided after your reservation.
  • Don't forget to bring a pair of headphones.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
Combo (Save 5%): Tickets to Moorish Castle + Quinta da Regaleira

Combo (Save 5%): Tickets to Moorish Castle + Quinta da Regaleira

€31
€29.45
Save 5%
Mobile Ticket
Audio Guide
  • With this combo package, take advantage of visiting the Moorish Castle and Quinta da Regaleira at reduced rates and save big on this historical trip.
  • Benefit from skip-the-line entry to the Quinta da Regaleira and the Moorish Castle.
  • As you tour the Moorish Castle ruins, go back in time to the Bronze, Iron, and Neolithic eras.
  • Explore the stunning nature of the surrounding areas, like Sintra, the hills, the Atlantic Ocean, etc., to find Moorish treasures.
  • Learn about Quinta da Regaleira's history, geography, people, and more with the help of a comprehensive multilingual audio tour.
  • To round up your experience, visit Quinta da Regaleira's aquarium, abundance fountain, greenhouse, etc.

Moorish Castle

  • Skip the line admission to Moorish Castle

Quinta da Regaleira

  • Skip-the-line entrance
  • Multilingual audio guide
  • Tip: In order to enjoy the experience to the fullest, it is recommended to wear comfortable shoes as there is a lot of uneven ground to cover.

Moorish Castle

  • Follow the precautions and instructions provided for your visit's safety against Covid-19.
  • There are no audio guides available.
  • Wheelchair access is available to parking spots and the castle.

Quinta da Regaleira

  • As there is no WiFi at the venue, make sure to download the ticket and the audio tour in advance.
  • To learn how to download and access the audio tour and the app, go to the email that was provided after your reservation.
  • Don't forget to bring a pair of headphones.
  • For a better experience, keep your phone fully charged and bring a battery backup.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
Combo (Save 5%): Quinta da Regaleira + Monserrate Palace & Park Tickets

Combo (Save 5%): Quinta da Regaleira + Monserrate Palace & Park Tickets

€31
€29.45
Save 5%
Mobile Ticket
Audio Guide
  • With a combination of two magnificent palaces from various architectural eras, you may see the finest of Sintra while saving a ton of money.
  • Visit the UNESCO-listed Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra to learn about its historical significance and see the palace and surrounding park at your own speed.
  • Spend some time in the Monserrate Palace & Park, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, admiring the artwork, sculptures, passageways, fountains, tapestries, and the storied farmyard.
  • With skip-the-line access, you may enter Quinta da Regaleira and Monserrate Palace & Park quickly.
  • Two magnificent botanical gardens that offer a fantastic opportunity to view unusual flora, fountains, sculptures, and garden accents are included between the two attractions.

Quinta da Regaleira

  • Skip-the-line entry
  • Audio guide in English, Spanish & French
  • Offline Content (text narration and maps)

Monserrate Palace & Park

  • Skip-the-line entry to Monserrate Palace & Park
  • Audio guide in Portuguese, English, Spanish & French
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Visiting Quinta da Regaleira, the Palace of Monteiro the Millionaire in Sintra

Sintra is a paradise known for its rich cultural heritage, misty forests, and magnificent palaces. The perfect combination of historical landmarks and high mountains makes Sintra one of the best tourist destinations in Portugal. From Moorish castles to hidden covenants, and fanciful palaces to colorful beaches, Sintra has something for everyone. 

Quinta da Regaleira, one of its most famous palaces, is known for its mysterious elements and the beautiful mish-mash of architectural styles. It houses the mysterious Initiation Well and is filled with pagan and occult symbols. Read on to know more about Quinta da Regaleira, how to book Quinta da Regaleira tickets, its opening hours, and other details to help you plan your visit.

Why Visit Quinta da Regaleira?

Why Visit Quinta da Regaleira
  • Otherworldly Architecture: The architecture designed by the famous Luigi Manini is something straight out of a fairytale. Admire the Roman, Gothic, Renaissance, and Manueline architectural influences that are amalgamated into charming and swoon-worthy structures around Quinta da Regaleira.
  • Verdant Gardens: Set amidst lush green surroundings in Sintra, the estate is further enriched by the garden complex and park designed by the French landscapist hired by Carvalho Monteiro. Explore the beautiful flora peppered with fountains, lakes, grottoes, wells, benches, and other such elements.
  • Enigmatic Atmosphere: If you are a lover of fantasy thrillers, you will adore the mysteries of Quinta da Regaleira. Monteiro included intriguing structures that concealed Rosicrucian, Masonic, and alchemical symbols like the famous Initiation Well.

Your Quinta da Regaleira Tickets Explained

Quinta da Regaleira Skip the Line and Audio Guided Tickets

Super Flexible Cancellation Policy

Enjoy a super flexible cancellation policy with your Quinta de Regaleira tickets. You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund. Make sure to check these details before purchasing tickets. 

What is the Best Way to Buy Quinta da Regaleira Tickets? Book Online!

Quinta da Regaleira is one of Sintra's top tourist destinations and is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. To stay ahead of the crowds of visitors, secure your tickets by booking them online. 

  • Advance Booking: Booking your tickets online in advance helps secure your spot and ensures guaranteed admission.
  • Super Flexible Cancellation Policy: If you book Quinta de Regaleira tickets online, you can cancel them up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund. 
  • Audio Guide: As soon as you book Quinta de Regaleira tickets online, you will receive details about your audio guide. Download it on your device before the tour begins to enjoy an immersive and informative experience. 
  • Discounted Prices: Online reservations provide fantastic deals on a range of experiences like guided tours, skip-the-line access, etc.
  • Convenience: With online booking, you can get your tickets without having to wait in queues outside the landmark.

Quinta da Regaleira Highlights

Quinta da Regaleira Palace Exteriors

Palace Exteriors

The outside is something of an artistic labyrinth. The architecture combines elements from the Renaissance, Neo-Manueline, Egyptian, Gothic, and Moorish styles. You will find tons of gargoyles, capitals, gothic turrets, an octagonal tower, and interesting motifs, adorning the palace exteriors and rendering a mystical appearance.

Intricate Interiors of Quinta da Regaleira

Intricate interiors

Exquisitely carved fireplaces, gorgeous wooden ceilings, elaborate inlaid mosaic flooring, and Venetian glass mosaics make up the interiors of the mansion. Even though the palace has five floors, you can only visit the top floor. Formal areas like the dining room, music room, billiards room, and living room are on the first floor. 

Quinta da Regaleira Gardens

Regaleira Gardens

The Regaleira garden complex at Quinta is its finest feature. It is strewn with whimsical follies. The Promenade of the Gods is located on one of the main entrances to the estate. Along this walkway are numerous stone statues of Greek deities, including Venus, Hermes, and Dionysus, some of which are entwined with flora. 

Initiation Well of Quinta da Regaleira

Initiation Well

The most frequented location in the garden is an Initiation Well. Allegedly used for secretive Masonic rituals, the spiral staircase leads 90 feet down into the earth's interior. The well has nine platforms, which are compared to the nine circles of Hell, the nine regions of Purgatory, and the nine heavens that create Paradise in Dante's Divine Comedy.

Garden Tunnels in Quinta da Regaleira

Garden Tunnels

A vast and mysterious network of tunnels with numerous access points, such as grottoes, the chapel, Waterfall Lake, and Leda's Cave, located beneath the Regaleira Tower, is part of the garden complex. A tunnel system beneath the garden can be reached from the bottom of the Initiation Well by a disguised entrance from the top.

Regaleira Chapel in Quinta da Regaleira

Regaleira Chapel

The Regaleira Chapel is located in front of the palace's main entrance. Its design is similar to the palace. The chapel's interior is lavishly ornamented with murals, stained glass windows, and elaborate stucco. Along with other religious images, the frescoes feature images of Teresa of Vila and Saint Anthony. 

Plan Your Visit to Quinta da Regaleira

Timings
Getting There
Facilities
Nearby
Visitor Tips
Quinta da Regaleira Timings
  • Opening hours: 
    January to March: 10 AM to 6.30 PM
    April to September: 10 AM to 7.30 PM
    October to December: 10 AM to 6.30 PM
    Last Admission: 5.30 PM
    Closed On: 1 January, 24, 25, and 31 December

Duration of Visit: 2 to 3 hours

Best Time to Visit: It is best to visit the Quinta de Regaleira during the months of May to October as the weather is pleasant. If you reach it in the early hours of the morning on weekdays or late afternoon, you will find the palace at its quietest.

How to Reach Quinta da Regaleira

Address: Quinta da Regaleira, Rua Barbosa du Bocage, Sintra, Portugal

Find on Maps

  • By Train: Oriente to Sintra, Rossio to Sintra
    Nearest Stop: Sintra
  • By Bus: 433, 434, 446, and 417
    Nearest Stop: Hotel Lawrence
  • By Car: The distance from the Lisbon Airport is 21.9 km.
    Nearest Parking: A few spots at some distance from Quinta da Regaleira
Facilities Available in Quinta da Regaleira
  • Accessibility: Quinta da Regaleira offers free entry to one travel companion for visitors on wheelchairs (with proof of a disability ID). However, stairs connect several rooms of the palace, which are not easy to navigate for wheelchair users. 
  • Cafeteria: There is a cafe inside the Quinta da Regaleira premises with a lovely terrace where you may enjoy lunch and dinner or just a cup of tea while taking in the stunning views.
  • Gift shop: Quinta da Regaleira also has a gift shop where you can buy souvenirs and gifts for your loved ones.
  • Audio Guide: The estate provides a self-guided audio tour in English to acquaint you with the fascinating history and occult mysteries of Quinta da Regaleira.
  • Public toilets: There is a public washroom facility near the entrance of the palace.
  • Photography: Personal photography is allowed inside the Quinta da Regaleira premises, however, you need to ask for permission before shooting anything commercial. 
Attractions Near Quinta da Regaleira
  • National Palace of Sintra: Also called the Town Palace, the National Palace of Sinta is a historic house museum. It served as the primary residence of Portuguese royalty until the early 20th century. 
  • Pena Palace: Known for its colorful exteriors, the Pena Palace is a Romanticist castle located on top of a hill in the Sintra Mountains The historic villas, estates, gardens, and extravagance led to it being classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 
  • Queluz National Palace: One of the last significant Rococo structures to be built in Europe, the National Palace of Queluz is an 18th-century palace that was intended to be the summer getaway for Dom Pedro de Braganza.
  • Moorish Castle: Built in medieval times, the Moorish Castle is a hilltop fortress in Santa Maria e São Miguel. It is a part of the Sintra cultural landscape and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 
Tips to Note When Visiting Quinta da Regaleira
  • Note the Steep Incline: Quinta da Regaleira has uneven terrain, steep staircases, and arching inclines. Make sure to walk carefully around the estate. 
  • Carry Earphones: Bring personal headphones along with a fully charged mobile phone for the audio guide, when visiting this estate. 
  • Wear Comfortable Shoes: Quinta da Regaleira has many significant rooms and intricate details. The tour is quite intensive and involves a lot of walking, so wear your most comfortable closed shoes. 
  • Dress in Layers: Sintra is comparatively cooler than Lisbon, due to its surrounding hills. Add a few layers of light jackets and take a scarf to beat the windy chill. 
  • Carry an Umbrella: Sintra experiences rainfall almost nine months of the year. Make sure to carry an umbrella to avoid getting drenched. 

All Your Questions About Quinta da Regaleira Tickets Answered

Q. Where can I buy Quinta da Regaleira tickets?

A. It is best to buy Quinta da Regaleira tickets online for they guarantee admission at the time of entry. Booking tickets in advance also ensures that you do not have to waste time standing in long queues. 

Q. Can I buy Quinta da Regaleira tickets online?

A. Yes, you can purchase Quinta da Regaleira tickets online. In fact, it is recommended that you buy tickets online to save time and money. 

Q. What is the cost of Quinta da Regaleira tickets?

A. The cost of a Quinta da Regaleira ticket is €21. The ticket includes a free audio guide to make your experience more enjoyable and informative. 

Q. Can I get a discount on Quinta da Regaleira tickets?

A. If you book Quinta da Regaleira tickets online, you can avail yourself of great deals and discounts. 

Q. What to see at the Quinta da Regaleira?

A. The various architectural styles, exquisite flora and fauna in the gardens,  and intricate interiors are the best highlights of Quinta da Regaleira. If you love occult mysteries, look out for the Initiation Well, whose nine levels are often related to Dante’s nine levels of hell. 

Q. Where is Quinta da Regaleira located?

A. Quinta da Regaleira is located near the historic quarter of Sintra. The address is Quinta da Regaleira, Rua Barbosa du Bocage in Sintra, Portugal.

Q. What are some of the highlights of Quinta da Regaleira?

A. The extensive Regaleira gardens, the Chapel, and the garden tunnels are some of the unmissable highlights of Quinta da Regaleira.

Q. How to reach Quinta da Regaleira?

A. You may choose to board the trains running along the Oriente to Sintra or Rossio to Sintra lines and get down at Sintra. You can also board a bus from routes 433 or 434 and reach Quinta da Regaleira. 

Q. What are the timings of Quinta da Regaleira?

A. The opening hours of Quinta da Regaleira are 10 AM to 6.30 PM from January to March and from October to December, but from April to September, it was open from 10 AM to 7.30 PM. 

Q. What facilities are available in Quinta da Regaleira?

A. You can dine in the cafeteria of Quinta da Regaleira. It also has public restrooms and a gift shop where you can buy souvenirs. If you have disability proof, you can take one travel companion with you for free inside the palace premises. 

Q. Is Quinta da Regaleira wheelchair accessible?

A. If you have proof like a disability ID, you can take one travel companion for free along with you. The palace allows visitors on wheelchairs, however, the uneven terrain and stairs may be difficult to navigate even with assistance. But, you can enjoy the splendid views and some of the attractions inside the palace. 

Q. Is photography allowed in Quinta da Regaleira?

A. Yes, photography and filming for private use are allowed in Quinta da Regaleira. However, visitors who want to click photos or shoot videos for commercial purposes must ask for prior authorization.

Q. Is it worth visiting Quinta da Regaleira?

A. Known for its dreamlike architecture, mysterious symbols, and beautiful surroundings, Quinta da Regaleira is one of the most beautiful palaces in Sintra. Being a part of Sintra’s rich cultural landscape, it has now been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you look closely, you will find several symbols related to Masonry, alchemy, the Knights Templar, and the Rosicrucians inside the Quinta da Regaleira premises.