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Imposing mountains, forests, exotic gardens and elegant palaces; you just entered the fairy tale! Are you looking for a perfect getaway to a destination that is exotic, yet not half a world away? Book cheap air tickets to Sintra, the Portuguese UNESCO city so many travellers have loved before you! What is Sintra? Imagine a medieval city on a green hill, decorated with mansions, colourful palaces, streets and alleys and topped with a beautiful Moorish castle! Cheap accommodation in Sintra is easy to be found and visitors are always welcome in this magical Portuguese city. Make your plans and organise your trip to a European destination that’s going to steal your heart!
Sintra, just 32 kilometres away from Lisbon, is a world of its own! With its own personality, even its own climate – a cocktail of warm south and humid west auras of Serra da Sintra.
Sintra is located in a lush area with a majestic background and it has recently emerged as a top travel destination for those travelling to Europe.
Sintra is one of Portugal’s oldest cities with a rich heritage. Accordingly, Sintra’s architecture has Celtic, Moorish and Portuguese elements and was one of the main factors that lead to the designation of Sintra as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Organise your trip to Sintra and let yourself free to live in a medieval fairy tale!
Sintra is located 25 kilometres west of Lisbon’s international airport (Aeroporto de Lisboa). From the airport, you can get to Lisbon’s city centre by metro or bus (Aerobus) and change at Rossio station to take the train to Sintra.
Getting around Sintra
You can get around Sintra by its extensive bus network and by railway; fares start at 2.15€.
Sintra’s two most significant and impressive landmarks are the National Palace of Sintra and the National Palace of Pena, followed by the Santa Cruz dos Capuchos monastery and the Quinta de Regaleiga mansion.
- The National Palace of Sintra (Palácio Nacional de Sintra) is located in Sintra’s city centre and is one of Portugal’s most well preserved royal palaces.
The palace was built by King João I, on the location of a former Moorish castle that was completely destroyed. The palace’s two distinctive chimneys are now a distinguishable attribute of Sintra’s skyline and can be seen from anywhere around the city.
- Sintra’s other palace, the National Palace of Pena is the fulfilment of King Ferdinand’s vision of creating an opera-like palace. The palace’s façade is coloured in joyful colours, reflecting a fairy tale sense. Its indoor decoration supports the façade’s spirit and its elegant gardens complete the picture of a heavenly palace!
Continue to the Moorish Castle (Castelo dos Mouros), built around the 8th-9th century on a strategic location, looming over the city. You can visit the castle and walk across the old fortifications, follow the ruins of the castle walls and admire a fascinating panoramic view from the top.
Now it’s time for you to discover Sintra’s other top two attractions:
- The Convent of Santa Cruz dos Capuchos was founded in 1560 by Capuchin monks and it was famous for its particularly cruel behaviour towards its residents; it was this kind of problems that eventually led to the monastery’s desolation, but you can still visit the 12 small cells - more like prison cells - of the monks and try to picture your life in there as a monk!
- The Quinta de Regaleiga mansion is the perfect way to end your day in Sintra. The mansion was built in the early 20st century with mixed Gothic and Renaissance elements and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Don’t miss the opportunity to wander around the mansion’s beautiful gardens!