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Sintra: what to visit in this romantic village in Portugal

Sintra is the romantic village par excellence. A place that must be visited to feel involved by the romantic mystique of this village. Located 19 miles from Lisbon, it is full of places of historical interest and gardens that allowed it to be distinguished by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

In this short itinerary, you will find the main monuments of the village, but there are many more charms in the village and also on the coast, which is right next door.

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{fa-map-marker } Where it is located

 

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{fa-map-marker } Sintra National Palace

In the central area of ​​Sintra, we find the town palace. This was used by the Portuguese royal family and has medieval, Gothic, Renaissance and romantic characteristics. It is located in a privileged location, close to the central area of ​​the village, being a mandatory stop for all visitors. Several secrets can be found in it, such as the well that never runs dry and that served the residents of the palace.

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{fa-map-marker } Quinta da Regaleira

Quinta da Regaleira and especially its gardens are stunning. The work of Italian architect Luigi Manini, also the author of the Buçaco Hotel Palace, who created a romantic style palace and a garden in which each element has a different meaning.

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{fa-map-marker } Pena National Palace

At the top of the Sintra Hill, we glimpse the jewel in Sintra’s crown. The Pena National Palace and the park that surrounds it have been a World Heritage Site since 1995 and a National Monument since 1910. It is an extravagant palace in bright colors with various architectural structures that appeal to the medieval imagination.

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{fa-map-marker }Moorish Castle

Very close to the Pena National Palace are the walls of the Moorish Castle. This one stands out for the fact that the walls were built on the rocks of the mountain range and for its view over Sintra, the mountains and the sea.

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{fa-map-marker }Monserrate Palace

Between Sintra and Colares, immersed in the beauty of the mountain’s microclimate, is the Palace and botanical garden of Monserrate. Extraordinary and currently restored palace placed on the highest part of a garden that gathers species from all over the world. It’s another trip through the natural world without leaving Sintra.

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{fa-map-marker } Capuchos Convent

Surrounded by nature and far from the gardens and palaces is the old Capuchos Convent. This one, devoid of any luxury and perfectly framed in the landscape, was the residence of Franciscan friars until the extinction of the religious orders.

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{fa-map-marker }The travesseiros and Sintra queijadas

Leaving Sintra without tasting the greatest representatives of convent sweets is, like going to Rome and not seeing the Pope. There are several typical sweets but the most famous and with the surname of Sintra are the Queijadas and Sintra travesseiros. The queijadas are made with fresh cheese, sugar, flour and cinnamon and are disputed by two typical houses, the Fabrica das Verdadeiras Queijadas da Sapa and the Casa Piriquita.

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Sintra’s travesseiros are the most requested sweets at Casa Piriquita. Puff pastry cake filled with almonds and eggs sprinkled with sugar and are irresistible.

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{fa-map-marker } When visit

The village of Sintra is a tourist attraction for all who visit the country and also Portugal capital. Its castle, palaces and gardens are among the most visited monuments in Portugal, so if you prefer a visit with shorter queues, the best time will be between autumn and spring. In fact, if you live in Portugal, it won’t be difficult to find a weekend with good weather for a visit to Sintra. 

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The village of Sintra and its surroundings have many places to stay overnight or for holidays. From the best hotels in old farmhouses and palaces to local accommodations, there is plenty to choose from. Use the following Booking tool to be able to choose the best accommodation by location.

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