Sintra

A tourist region by excellence, Sintra is one of the nicest and privileged place in Portugal.

Those who visit are amazed with such beauty of history and monuments, exuberant in all senses, was considered by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

The Serra de Sintra is a place that throughout history has always been the delight of tourists and the inhabitants because it combines natural beauty with monuments and with environmental wealth.

The walks that start in the center of old Sintra, the Republic Square, are small cobblestone streets lined with shops, bars and restaurants, each with a unique charm.

By Walk or in the picturesque rides, the tours are characterized by the involvement of a single wealth surrounded by the magnificence of the verdant Serra de Sintra.

The proximity to the sea also makes the region a unique destination, possessing some of the most beautiful Atlantic beaches, which include the Praia Grande and Praia das Maçãs, the route is done in the typical electric train, ex-libris of the region.

Further to the south, Cabo da Roca, the westernmost point of continental Europe, also a great turnout of tourism.

From the imposing Sierra emerge palaces and stately estates, privileged places of beauty and culture to visit:

  • Palácio Nacional de Sintra
  • Palácio de Monserrate
  • Quinta da Regaleira
  • Palácio de Queluz
  • Convento dos Capuchos
  • Castelo dos Mouros

 

Among several museums, we can highlight the Museum of Toys, which has around forty thousand exposed parts.

It is located 30 Km from Lisbon, Cascais and Estoril 16 km, Cabo da Roca 20 Km.