Queluz Palace

Queluz Palace: Top Tours & Activities

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About Queluz Palace

The Palace of Queluz and its gardens, represents one of the finest examples of late 18th-century Portuguese architecture. Built at the orders of Pedro III, the husband of D. Maria I (1734-1816), and used as a royal residence, this palace is one of the finest examples of Portuguese architecture in the late 18C. It has been further enriched by an important museum of decorative art, whose collections mostly belonged to the royal family and are exhibited in an appropriate setting. Many of the rooms are decorated in the rocaille style, such as the superb Throne Room, its walls lined with mirrors and magnificent carved gilded woodwork. The surrounding gardens are embellished with fountains and ornamental ponds, where sparkling water spouts forth from mythological figures. Particularly impressive is the group of sculptures around the Neptune Basin.

What People Are Saying

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"We had a great time with the day tour. Our guide - Mr Feliciano was nice and accomodated to our needs. We enjoyed the 4×4 experience and seafood lunch by the beach! Thank you for the pastel da nata, a truly amazing dessert!"
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"This tour is a wonderful way to see Sintra and miss all the hassles of group tours, busses and tourists. The guide is local and friendly. He took us places off the beaten path that we both agreed were amazing. He knows the countryside and best spots for lunch, photos and site seeing. "
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"Our family of 6 enjoyed the great sights and places where our driver took us. Freedom of time spent has been appreciated to adjust to our likings. Our 5 year old could not stop giggling when off-road."
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"From a timely pickup at our hotel front door and until drop off, it was a magnificent day with our guide Feliciano. He made this a safe, fun and very interesting experience. We had flexibility in planning our day and enjoyed the entire time. The no rushing and yet we saw so much in one full day. The tone and pace made it apparent that this was not a routine nor ritual for our guide. Feliciano was enjoying himself so much that it made it great for us !!! Thanks again. "
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"The tour was exactly as advertised. We had an excellent day and we were very impressed with Feleciano’s knowledge of the area. He catered to our style (good views, insight, crowd avoidance, unique experiences) and delivered an completely enjoyable day. "

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