Sintra Local Customs

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    Queijada De Sintra
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    the happy couple.
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  • 1. local architecture

    While the climate is described as Mediterranean, the low cloud descends the mountain, there is quite an eerie feel when walking the narrow streets and lanes. The rainy times are in autumn and spring...

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  • 2. Fado music

    Fado first appeared in Portugal at the end of the eighteenth century, as a nostalgic form of song favoured by sailors. Its name derives from the Latin word fatum, meaning 'fate' or 'destiny', being...

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  • 3. fountains

    I decided to walk up the steep hill to the Moorish Castle and walked past the Sabuga Fountain and noticed a couple of people filling up large water bottles and placing them in a van. I’m sure it was...

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  • 4. Fair of São Pedro

    This Market dates back to the time of the Christian Reconquest. In the time of Dona Maria I it was subjected to municipal regulations and is the most characteristic event of the kind in the Borough of...

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  • 5. piriquitas

    like many others portuguese locations Sintra has it's own and tipical pastry. at breakfast or in the afternoon on yur lunch time break yu should have to try - queijadinhas de sintra - or -...

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  • 6. Queijadas De Sintra

    These little cheese tarts are the local delicacy here, so I had to try one. Although made with cheese they are slightly sweet, and served sprinkled with...

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  • 7. Sintra Festivals

    The Sintra Festival is held during June and July and is a feast for music lovers. There are usually around 12 concerts which are held in venues such as palaces...

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  • 8. Queijadas

    Queijadas are egg custard tartlets, and are among my preferred cakes in a country, Portugal, where cakes are very good.I tried very good ones in Sintra, Casa...

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  • 9. get married in sintra

    sintra is the place to get married in portugal.it's so romantic and many places specialse in organising weddings.what little girl would not want to get married...

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  • 10. Local Flavour

    The local delicacy are cheese tarts, or Queijadas. Made with eggs, flour, sugar and cinnamon and fresh cow’s cheese. The recipe has been passed down through...

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