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Sintra National Palace

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Sintra National Palace

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Sintra and Cascais Small-Group Day Trip from Lisbon

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Unless you rent a car, traveling between the dispersed landmarks of Sintra and Cascais is a difficult task. Journey along Lisbon’s Atlantic coast with ease on a small-group day trip, limited to just eight people to guarantee personalized attention from your guide. Take a guided tour of the UNESCO-listed Pena National Palace, enjoy time at your leisure in the historic center of Sintra, and stop at the affluent coastal town of Cascais.
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hans-jaguar wrote a review Oct 2020
Santa Comba Dao, Portugal17,027 contributions649 helpful votes
The Sintra Palace “Palácio Nacional de Sintra” is located in the historic center of the city. The palace is characterized by two large chimneys that are located above the kitchen. A strong Moorish influence can be found in the architectural style. During the Moorish rule of the area, the Castelo dos Mouros was built on a hill further on. This was the military base in the area. A little lower a palace was built for the Moorish rulers. After the Reconquista both buildings were badly damaged. In the 15th century, a new palace was built on the site of the residence. It was inhabited by several Kings of Portugal. Over the centuries, the building was expanded a number of times. Nice location for a visit, but very difficult to find a place to park the car.
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Date of experience: October 2020
maryO2320BI wrote a review Sep 2020
Greater Perth, Australia19 contributions14 helpful votes
The palacio was very quiet and we were able to look around at our own pace. Unlike many of the old royal palaces, it is light and airy. The staff and signage were helpful
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Date of experience: September 2020
Monica P wrote a review Sep 2020
3 contributions1 helpful vote
Beautiful place it's a must if you get to go to Portugal. You can live the history in this beautiful place. And its gardens are amazing.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Alexandre C wrote a review Sep 2020
Paris, France792 contributions213 helpful votes
This was the first palace in Sintra that I visited. It is right in the city centre, unlike the others that are either up the hills or deep in the forest. It was super nice. I absolutely loved it. The building itself is very beautiful, inside and outside. Definitely worth a visit.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Genny_inderSchweiz wrote a review Aug 2020
Zurich, Switzerland10 contributions23 helpful votes
I would definitely recommended a trip to Sintra! If you want to see everything you will actually need 2 full days. We took the train from Lisbon to Sintra in the morning and were still only able to see 3 sites. The Palaces here are very interesting and offer something a little different in comparison to other castles and palaces in Europe. So, you want to take your time exploring them and not rush. Since it is easy to get here from Lisbon by train or car and I would recommend an overnight stay in the town. Lots of charming restaurants and hotels around, and offers a more chilled vibe compared to the big city. Great for couples and families with kids who enjoy walking and exploring!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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