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Sintra Day Trip

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Sintra Day Trip

We are planning a day trip from Lisbon to Sintra around Jan. 2-4, 2014 and are curious to know about the weather and hours of operation during this time. Are most of the sites open?

We are considering renting a car from Lisbon so we can easily see Sintra and nearby towns like Cascais. Is it easy to travel to and from Pena/Quinta de Regaleira/ Moors Castle/ National Palace by car or do you recommend parking the car in town and taking busses? Is there convenient parking at all of these sites?


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We had a FULL day for Sintra...driving from Lisbon in a rental car (w/GPS) took 45 minutes into downtown, then we took the local buses to Pena Palace (a MUST) and walked extensively through the Moorish Castle, which was exciting and beautiful. After a tapas-style repaste, drove the LONG way to Cabo de Rocha (should've used the GPS to take the short-cut) and got back to our B&B in Lisbon within 10 hours. We didn't see EVERYTHING in Sintra, but what we did see was very memorable & interesting

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Very nice, thanks for sharing!

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punamo: Thanks for clarifying something important to readers!

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