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How do we do this Lisbon day trip to these 3 Sintra sites?

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How do we do this Lisbon day trip to these 3 Sintra sites?

We want to go to Quinta da Regaleira, Pena Palace and Park, and the Moors' Castle, in one day trip from Lisbon. We somewhat understand the Sintra 434 bus.

If we do Pena Palace and the Moors' Castle first, from the Sintra train station where exactly do we get on the 434 bus and how do we get there from the train station? When we are done where do we get off the 434 bus, how do we get to Quinta da Regaleira, and then how do we get back to the train station?

If it is better to first go to Quinta da Regaleira how do we get there from the train station, and how do we get back to the 434 bus pickup location to go up to Pena Palace and Moors' Castle?

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1. Re: How do we do this Lisbon day trip to these 3 Sintra sites?

Bus #434 departs from outside the train station, go first to Pena Palace and Mouros castle. When returning exit at "Centro Histórico-Turismo" and walk to Regaleira. You can walk back from Regaleira to the train station.

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2. Re: How do we do this Lisbon day trip to these 3 Sintra sites?

Thanks very much,

We want to eliminate as much walking as possible.

So is this correct??? When we get off the train in Sintra we board the bus 434 at the train station. Our first stop is the Mouros Castle. After visiting we return to the Mouros Castle bus stop, and then ride the bus 434 to the Pena Palace bus stop, and there is a shuttle there and that takes us to the Pena Palace. We return to the Pena Palace bus stop and take bus 434 and exit at the "Centro Histórico-Turismo" bus stop.

And how long is the walk from "Centro Histórico-Turismo" to Regaleira? Are there alternative ways (such as taxi, bus) to go to Regaleira from "Centro Histórico-Turismo" ?

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3. Re: How do we do this Lisbon day trip to these 3 Sintra sites?

Yes, there are alternative ways, there's bus #435 also departs from the station and goes by Regaleira.

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4. Re: How do we do this Lisbon day trip to these 3 Sintra sites?

The walk to the Quinta is approximately 10-15 minutes. There is no bus, so your only option would be taxi. I honestly don't recall seeing a taxi in Sintra proper, but my guess would be you could call one. The tourist information centre where you will get off the 434 bus might be able to help.

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5. Re: How do we do this Lisbon day trip to these 3 Sintra sites?

Sorry travelbug, but as I said above there's a bus it's Bus#435 it's a circular route that goes from Sintra train station by Quinta da Regaleira, Seteais, Monserrate and back. http://www.scotturb.com/verao2012/435.htm

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6. Re: How do we do this Lisbon day trip to these 3 Sintra sites?

64novpt - Thank you. I stand corrected. Did not see that bus on our walk to or from the Quinta!

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7. Re: How do we do this Lisbon day trip to these 3 Sintra sites?

My question is why miss out the Palacio Nacional?

If you want to avoid much walking this would be the first visit only about 5 minutes from the station and pick up the bus in the road. can't remember if the bus goes through the square in front of the Palacio, but it must be pretty close .

Should be time to do all these, the train to/from Lisbon runs til late at night.

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8. Re: How do we do this Lisbon day trip to these 3 Sintra sites?

Yes I saw the 435 on Scotturb. Runs every 30 minutes, probably why most people walk it, why TravelBug didn't see it. Lusophile, Palacio Nacional is closed the day we are going.

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