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Sintra - Cascais Private Tour Full Day
"Discover Sintra recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage. Walk in the historical village centre enjoy the nature visit the Pena Palace the Noorish Castle Regaleira Palace and Monserrate Palace. Crossover the mountain and visit the westernmost point on the European mainland and admire Cascais and Estoril. Then go by seashore road to Lisbon center and see where the Atlantic meets the Tagus River. The tour i Standard Van
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"Sintra
"Sintra Cabo da Roca and Cascais Day Trip from Lisbon""This day starts with the pick up at your hotel or place of staying with a huge smile from our guides if your are ready is time to get on the road and head to Sintra. After this is time to head to one of the most mystical and beautiful places in Portugal - Sintra and the Pena Palace. Considered to be one of the ex- libris and wonders of Portugal it was visited by the famous compositor Richard Strauss who said: “ …Today is the most beautiful day of my life. I’ve been in Italy Greece and Egypt and this is the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen this is the true garden of Klingsor and right there on the top is the castle of holy grail…”We will then descend to the village of Sintra where you will have time for a short walk to enjoy the views of old houses
From EUR65.00
 
Private Sintra Tour from Lisbon
"The first stop is the fantastic Palace of Queluz built in the 18th Century which was the official royal residence of the king D. Pedro IV of Portugal. Visit to the beautiful and historic town of Sintra a UNESCO world heritage site. Discover the picturesque streets the Sintra National Palace the fountains the churches
From EUR161.00

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historic town center

Green - that's the word that better describes Sintra. The steep hills topped with castles and palaces are all covered by a marvelous carpet of gardens and woods, filling the spaces among the classical...
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Palácio Nacional de Sintra - National Palace of Sintra

Built by King Manuel BLAZONS HALL or Sala dos Brasos, has magnificent wooden coffered domed ceilings. This room was by far the most splendid and one of my favourites. Tiles were specially made for the...
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Palácio da Pena - Pena Palace

Yes, arrive as early as possible, even 15-20 minutes BEFORE they open the gates. You get in first and can find empty spaces without tourists.... You can also find PARKING...which if you arrive later...
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tourist info centers

When I arrived in Sintra, I took the bus uphill from the train station and it stopped at the Tourist Information Office, just along from the Sintra National Palace. It's a great place to get...
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Castelo dos Mouros - Moorish Castle

The "jungle" that has grown up around and even INSIDE Castelo dos Mouros, can at times be amazing, take these photos for instance. We are standing below, beside, on or even inside walls of stone,...
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Capuchos Convent

Half way up to the Moorish castles in Sintra,there is a turning on the right which is sign posted to Capuchos Convent. Go along this long,leafy and very twisty road and you will come to this...
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Don't miss the queijadas!

The queijadas are one of the two typical pastries of Sintra (the other is travesseiros). They are made of a thin pastry case filled with a mixture of cheese, flour, sugar, egg yolk and cinnamon.I...
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Maurizioago
Apr 18, 2015

Around town in Sintra

We were lucky enough to have Antonio with us, he was the perfect guide, very knowledgeable about EVERYTHING...These first 4 photos just show some of the views around the historic center of Sintra.The...
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Martin_S.
Jul 16, 2009

A BIT ABOUT SINTRA

Saturday, May 30, 2009Truly a magical place SINTRA is surrounded by lush green forests and blessed with turreted palaces and old castles.Due to its excellent location very close to Lisbon, the Palace...
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LoriPori
Jun 25, 2009

General Info

* Tourism OfficePraça da República, 23* Internet:- www.cm-sintra.pt (City Hall)- www.visitlisboa.com (look for Región de Lisboa-Sintra)-...
Redang
Jun 17, 2009

Sintra is Located HERE

Only about 30 kilometres west of Lisbon, and very close to the western Atlantic coast, Sintra makes for a very enjoyable day-trip from Lisbon! You can either do some walking around the town and its...
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Bwana_Brown
Mar 19, 2007

Sintra and it's designations

Sintra, anciently for some known as "sacred hill" (monte sagrado), "hill of the moon" (monte da lua). Described "as the village immersed on the mist that won't scatter". The "Glourious Eden" of Lord...
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ginguba
Jul 20, 2003

Windmill

It could be a nightlife tip, but's a bit more than that. In Azoia, near Sintra, there's the bar called "Moinho D.Quixote" i really like. You can go there for a night drink, it's a cool place with a...
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ginguba
May 27, 2003

lots to see, do and eat!!

walk or hire a car/taxi and go to the Pena National Palace.(you can,when the weather is good, get a horse drawn carriage up there,but it's tough on the horses,is expensive and very touristy!)...
dogwoman
Apr 27, 2003

Top Hotels in Sintra

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Estrada da Lagoa Azul Linho, Sintra, Estremadura, 2714-511, Portugal
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Rua Barbosa do Bocage 10, Sintra, Estremadura, 2710-517, Portugal
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Rua Mato da Mina 19, Quinta da Beloura, Sintra, Estremadura, 2710, Portugal
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Avenida Alfredo Coelho S/N, Praia Grande, Colares, Estremadura, 2705-329, Portugal
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Praca Da Republica, Sintra, Estremadura, 2710-616, Portugal
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Rua Consiglieri Pedroso 38-40, Sintra 2710-550, Portugal
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Top Things to Do in Sintra

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Quinta da Regaleira

Is the most amazing garden I ever seen! I don't know why the turism in Portugal keep skiping it from the tourist guides. This place is an UNESCO World Heritage! This garden has a lot of details like...
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Castelo dos Mouros - Moorish Castle

The Moorish castle, of Muslim foundation, dates back to the Islamic rule and achievements of D. Afonso Henriques, the first king of Portugal, never battled because its function was not to defend the...
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Palácio Nacional de Sintra - Sintra National Palace

This is the last room you'll come to before existing the palace. It's the main hall and was built by Manuel I at the beginning of the 16th century. This wing was the last of the extensive building...
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Palácio da Pena - Pena Palace

This is one of the most colourful palaces I have ever visited. Its walls and turrets are all decorated in yellow and red. The Bavarian-style palace dates back to 1840, when Ferdinand o Saxe Coburg,...
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Monserrate Palace

Monserrate is a large, romantic and exotic garden. In there are many wonders for you to find out. Small waterfalls, lakes, water plants, plants and trees from every corner of the world, fountains and...
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City Views

Despite being a small village it is very pleasant to walk trough. You can see the Sintra National Palace and its unusual architecture or appreciate the regional gastronomy in "Piriquita"pastry...
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solopes

"Freshness near Lisbon"
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Bwana_Brown

"The Pinnacle of Portugal !"
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keeweechic

"Keeweechic's Sintra"
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NunoF

"Magic Town"
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acemj

"Sintra, Portugal"
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