Located as it is within an easy 30 kilometres from Lisbon, Sintra is one of Portugal's most popular attractions. It's a small village listed on the Unesco World Heritage list for its Romantic 19th century architecture.
From the Sintra Travel Guide
Very handy location- only 5 mins walk straight up the road from Sintra station.. so quick and easy to find. Being low season, we were the only couple staying this weekend, but were warmly welcomed by Augusto. The room was comfortable and everything very clean. There is also a comfortable common room. ... more
A beautiful building set in just incredible grounds. Make sure you take a walk around the grounds. So peaceful and pretty you'll want to stay longer. ... more
Loved the place. We stayed in the private room with an ensuite and it was an extremely charming room. However, we looked in at some of the dorm rooms and the whole place is really nice! Its got a great feel to it, its clean, the staff were great, the views are stunning, and the location is perfect to explore Sintra. Highly recommended! :) ... more
cycling in Portugal
Hi, Me and my boyfriend will travel to Portugal in March for about 2 weeks. Do you have any suggestions of where to go by bike? What are the must see sights? We obviously want to go to Lisbon (as it is our first time in the country) and Sintra (as we've read wonders about the city) but apart from ...
Best picks for 3 days in Protugal
Without knowing what might interest you - Sintra, but again as it is close you may have time during the days in Lisbon. Evora perhaps. There will be pages of info. available with a 'google' of Lisbon. ...
Where to visit in Portugal??
to Sintra - a small tourist town to the North west but a great Moorish Castle that overlooks the old city ...
Palaces and Castles, O My!
a short train ride (about 35 minutes) from Lisboa to the tiny nearby town of Sintra to see a few palaces and a Moorish castle and generally poke around. After arriving in Sintra's little train station and grabbing one ...
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