What is it? Mystery City Games are a mix between a scavenger hunt, escape room, and a walking tour. It’s a bit like The Da Vinci Code – it’s about using clues hidden in the city’s architecture and magical objects to solve a mystery. It’s an outdoor escape room like no other and should definitely be included in your “top 10 things to do in Sintra”! No app or phone is required – we think treasure hunts are more fun with real treasure maps, locks, and beautiful pieces.

How it Works:

You will meet the Game Master to pick up a backpack containing all the materials you need to play: treasure maps, boxes, locks, and beautiful tools
Follow an ancient treasure map as you walk through the center of Sintra discovering unmissable sites and monuments in the town
Solve escape room like puzzles as you explore Sintra’s main attractions and have fun with your friends or family on a holiday, bachelorette party, or weekend away. If you only have one day in Sintra, this is the way to see it!
Learn true stories about the history of the town
The Story:

King Fernando II has a secret. Follow his footsteps through this magical town on a romantic tour of Sintra’s parks, mosaics, and castles. Along the way, you will learn stories of the town and the many (in)famous royals who have lived here over the centuries. Pay attention…you won’t be the first to fall in love with Sintra.

Who will we play with?

We never mix strangers in the same group, so you will only play with the people in your booking.

For whom:

Are you a curious and adventurous spirit? Are you looking for fun things to do in Sintra? Then this treasure hunt is something for you! It is a great idea for a family visit to Sintra, a date with someone special, a birthday party, or event for your team.

Can my children play?

Our games are designed for adults, but they are a great fun thing to do with kids or teens as well. Children 6 and older can play when accompanied by an adult.

Why should we play?

This game is the most fun thing to do in Sintra! Whether you only have one day to visit or have visited many times, you are sure to discover something new. Based on an amazing true story of the city’s most infamous lovers, this game will take you past top sites and have you laughing with your friends as you race to solve the mystery. Along the way, you’ll learn real stories and explore secret corners hidden in this romantic place!

Where is it?

The game takes place in Sintra, 30 minutes by train from downtown Lisbon. The game starts and ends at Bliss Hotel Sintra, at R. Dr. Alfredo da Costa 15, 2710-524 Sintra, Portugal. The course covers 3 km and passes through five key locations in the town: Volta do Duche, old town of Sintra, Fontana Pisões, National Palace and Town Hall.



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