Sintra

SIXT Car Hire Sintra

SIXT car hire in Sintra is tailored towards the enjoyment of the town and its surrounding areas. Set on the lower slopes of the Sintra Mountains in Portugal, there are plenty of opportunities to hire something like an MPV and explore attractions off the beaten track above the town. Otherwise, a compact car will help around the older parts with streets built before cars were imagined. We carry premium vehicles with brands like Mercedes, BMW and Audi at accessible prices – with SIXT you get affordable luxury. Language won’t be a problem either, as all our branch agents speak fluent English. We’re conveniently situated near the main transport centre of Sintra.  

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SIXT services in Sintra

Whether you’re stopping over on a holiday tour of the region or spending more time in this historic town, you can hire a car in Sintra for however long suits you, from a one-day rental to a long-term rental. We offer a range of bookable extras, so if you need a child seat or a sat nav unit simply let us know when you make your reservation. If you want to splash out, we can even provide sports models and powerful convertibles. If luxury cruising is more your style you can hire a saloon, and families or tour groups can choose a multi-seater like a minibus.  

Good to know when visiting Sintra

Added Extras

We can provide child seats for little ones and extra divers to share the load, as well as extra protection packages and added miles.

Flexible Hiring Options

We understand the journey can change so if you ‘pay later’ during booking cancellation is free up to the pickup date. 

Under 25 Car Hire

In Sintra, the minimum age is 19 years old for standard, smaller vehicles, though be aware you must hold a valid licence for at least a year. For certain vehicles, exceptions apply. 

What to do while in Sintra

The tourist hub of the town is the cobbled square of cafes, bars and shops outside the Palácio Nacional de Sintra. It’s in the old district of Sintra Vila and the palace itself has the unique conical twin chimneys that are the town’s hallmark. From there, make your way up to Castelo dos Muoros, the 8th-century Moorish castle on a craggy hill behind the old town area. Then take a drive into the foothills of Serre de Sintra to visit another local showpiece, the gardens of Monserrate.  

Summer 2021 in Sintra

Sintra car hire in summer will give you the chance to explore more of the surrounding countryside. Make sure to drive out to Convento dos Capuchos, a fascinating set of Franciscan monastic cells hewn into the Sintra hillside in the mid-1500s. If you want to hit the beach, Praia Grande (the Big Beach) is about a 20min drive from Sintra. Return in time for afternoon tea at the Palácio de Seteais, on a terrace overlooking the Atlantic.  

Why Rent With Sixt?

Why Rent With Sixt?
  • New Cars - On Average 3 Months Old
  • Premium Fleet Of German Cars
  • Car Hire Made Quick And Easy
  • Friendly 24/7 Customer Service
  • Free Cancellation When You Pay On Arrival
  • No hidden costs or credit card fees

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