Sintra is a beautiful Portuguese city located just outside of Lisbon. It is known for its stunning architecture, lush forests, and historic monuments. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or an adventurous day trip, Sintra has something to offer everyone. From the breathtaking Pena Palace to the mysterious Quinta da Regaleira, there are plenty of tourist attractions to discover in this picturesque town. So come explore Sintra and discover its beauty for yourself!
Sights fot visit with your Sintra Pass
Visit multiple Sintra sights with a tourist pass and enjoy a discounted rate. Enjoy a hassle-free and convenient way to explore museums, transport, and other popular attractions while saving on your expenses.
Here are some suggestions:
- Park and Pena Palace
- Sintra’s National Palace
- Castle of the Moors
- Quinta da Regaleira
- Monserrate Palace
- Cabo da Roca
Park and Pena Palace in Sintra
Just hop on the train (free with this Sinta Pass ticket), and explore this picturesque royal retreat of Sintra, plucked straight from a fairy tale!
The Park and Pena Palace in Sintra is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The palace was built in the 18th century, which makes it one of the youngest of all Portuguese palaces. It was originally built for Queen Maria I and King John VI by Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, who served as Prime Minister to both kings.
Welcome to the enchanting world of Sintra’s National Palace! Nestled in the picturesque town of Sintra, this magnificent palace is a true gem that will transport you back in time.
Sintra’s National Palace is a captivating architectural masterpiece, renowned for its distinctive two conical chimneys. As you step through its grand entrance, be prepared to be awestruck by the intricate details and vibrant colors that adorn every corner of this historic landmark.
Explore the opulent rooms and halls, each with its own unique charm and story to tell. Marvel at the stunning tilework that adorns the walls, depicting scenes from Portuguese history and mythology. Admire the intricately carved ceilings and elegant furnishings that showcase the rich cultural heritage of Portugal.
As you wander through Sintra’s National Palace, you’ll discover hidden treasures at every turn. From the stunning Sala dos Brasões (Coat of Arms Room) to the enchanting Swan Room with its romantic ceiling adorned with swans, each room offers a glimpse into a bygone era.
The panoramic views from Sintra’s National Palace are simply breathtaking. From its elevated position on a hilltop, you can gaze out over the charming town below and take in sweeping vistas of lush green forests and rolling hills.
Whether you’re an architecture enthusiast or simply seeking an unforgettable experience, a visit to Sintra’s National Palace is an absolute must. Immerse yourself in history, marvel at exquisite craftsmanship, and let your imagination soar as you step into this fairytale-like setting.
Don’t miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to explore one of Portugal’s most iconic landmarks. Plan your visit to Sintra’s National Palace today and prepare to be captivated by its timeless beauty!
Castle of the Moors
The Castle of the Moors is a Moorish-style palace in the Portuguese town of Sintra. Overlooking the Sintra Hills, the Castle of the Moors is an impressive fortification, boasting amazing views of the city and beyond. A visit to the castle is a history lesson on scintillating Sintra!
The Castle of the Moors was built in the 13th century by order of King Dinis I. It served as a summer residence for the Portuguese royalty until it was abandoned in 1833. The castle is now part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, classified as a monument, alongside other historic buildings and monuments in Sintra.
The castle’s name derives from its original purpose – to defend against Moorish invasions from North Africa.
Stroll the scenic walkways, photograph the town of Sintra, Pena Palace and the surrounding hills, and learn about the Moorish conquest of the Iberian Peninsula.
Lisbon and Sintra Audio Guides
Your pass also includes access to two handy audio guides. Whether you’re wandering sun-kissed Lisbon or hilly Sintra, follow a digital map with various points of interest, and hear bitesize audio snippets providing the most important cultural context.
More discount with your Sintra Pass
Want to see more of Sintra? This pass earns you a 10% discount for use on all Tiqets’ other Sintra experiences!
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