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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

Palácio da Pena - Pena Palace Tips (54)

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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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xaver
Jun 26, 2016

Odd Door

The most strange element in the complex mixture that is this palace, is the door with the Triton. Willing to represent the world's creation, this door is the theme for the longest talking of the local...
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solopes
Apr 02, 2016

The Chapel

An old convent atop Sintra mountain was destroyed by Lisbon earthquake 1755 only surviving the chapel. It was around it that the palace was built, in a strange but beautiful mix of many styles. The...
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solopes
Apr 02, 2016

Palàcio da Pena.

This palace is a mixture of Arab minarets, towers and domes. It was built between 1840 and 1850.Prince of Baviera D. Fernando of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, husband of D. Maria II ordered it to be build on the...
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Maurizioago
Apr 18, 2015

Tiles

Being almost a catalog of the prevalent aspects in Portuguese art, tiles couldn't be absent in Pena's Palace. One of the facades is totally covered by tiles. Beautiful? Well... it's a question of...
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solopes
Mar 23, 2015

Beautiful Mix

Built in the 19th century, this is a "German" castle, with a rather artificial look, but that (and its location) is what makes it so interesting, because its bayerisch structure is decorated with...
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solopes
Mar 23, 2015

King's rooms

One of the finest details in Pena's palace is the way they kept everything as in king's time. Advancing from room to room, we feel like the place keeps being in use, expecting to find the owners in...
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solopes
Mar 06, 2015

Esplanade

Standing atop the mountain, one of Pena's highlights is the gorgeous views. The palace has a public coffee shop, where, in a bright day, you may sit and enjoy the wide views, reaching as far as Lisbon...
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solopes
Mar 06, 2015

Pena Palace

Pena Palace was the first romantic palace built in Europe. Is a very colorfull palace with an amazing sightseing and a big garden witch hides lots os details (bridges, pergolas, fountains, etc)!The...
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anaanes
Mar 20, 2013

Nature Trail Hiking Around Palace de Pena Area

The foliage around the Palace is just amazing, and you can even hike around the area! Unfortunately, we were not staying overnight in the area but I just wanted to add this tip for those who love...
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jumpingnorman
Feb 15, 2013

All the architectural styles in one building :)

Parque e Palacio da PenaBeautiful place on the top of the mountain, nice colors and a chaos from the architecture point of view.Without being an expert, I’ve seen Pena Palace as a mix of all the...
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adema29
May 20, 2012

Palácio da Pena

This palace, painted with vivid colors, is one of Sintra’s main attractions. It’s located in the top of the hill and it has a dazzling sight over the coast, sea and the hill itself. There you can...
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Jan 03, 2012
 
 
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Things to Do Near Sintra

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Modern Art Museum

The Museum has gathered together, under the roof of this interesting 1920's building, a permanent collection of international modern and contemporary art, the Bernardo Collection, a fascinating...
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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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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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Sintra Toy Museum

Quite good collection of different toys.Interesting to children ( I think,we have none) and to us who have been child one day ;) Toys for different ages in 3 or 4 floors.Only negative thing was how...
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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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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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