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Lisbon Helicopter tour Including Sintra and Queluz National Palace


One of our favourites! And at a great value tour price! Sintra is breathtaking from the air so why not give it a go?!


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If your going to do it in style, do it in a helicopter! Sintra is probably one of the best sights to see from up above, so hop aboard this exclusive tour.
See the magnificent storybook palaces of Sintra from above on a private 30-minute helicopter flight from Lisbon. Once a playground for Lisbon’s royalty, Sintra’s lush hillsides are home to several extravagant royal abodes. Witness the architectural icons in all their glory as you soar through the air, passing the candy-colored Pena National Palace and the remarkable 18th-century Queluz National Palace, which is often compared to Versailles. Travel in style and comfort on your own private flight.

Sintra Tour Highlights

  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
Choose the departure time most convenient for you, then make your own way to a heliport situated near the iconic Belém Tower in central Lisbon. Meet with your private pilot, take your seat inside the helicopter and prepare for takeoff. As you rise up toward to clouds, enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the city below.
Marvel at the scenes on the ground from the window as your pilot steers you out toward the magnificent Queluz National Palace. Look down upon the rose-colored structure, an 18th-century architectural masterpiece that was originally built as a hunting lodge. It’s famous for its royal gardens, which are peppered with various ornate statues and fountains. Admire the meticulously landscaped grounds from a totally fresh perspective.
From Quelez National Palace, fly deeper into Sintra passing over the gloriously green wooded hills and valleys, which are dotted with stony ruins and turreted palaces. Hover over the impressive Pena National Palace, an astonishing fairy-tale structure situated in the beautiful surroundings of Sintra-Cascais Natural Park. From an aerial vantage point, you can appreciate the unique landmark in all its glory.
Pena National Palace sits high on a forested peak and is painted in various pastel shades of pink and yellow. Look our for its numerous whimsical design details, which include onion-shaped domes, a drawbridge and gargoyles.
After 30 minutes of exhilarating sky-high sightseeing, make your descent back in Lisbon, touching ground back at the heliport.
Departure Point:

Near Belém Tower, central Lisbon

Departure Time:

All flight times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and weight restrictions.


30 minutes (approx.)

Return Details:

Returns to original departure point

Morning Departure

Morning helicopter tour, departing between 10:30am and 2pm. Please contact the local supplier to verify your departure time


Pricing details

Afternoon Departure
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Afternoon helicopter tour, departing between 2pm and 5:30pm . Please contact the local supplier to verify your departure time


Pricing details

  • Professional pilot
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • A maximum of 3 people per booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not recommended for pregnant women
  • No food or drinking on board
  • In any dispute about the flight the pilot is the authority and decides on all matters
Voucher Info:
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Local Operator Information:
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