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Sintra is categorised as Heritage

Beach in Azenhas do Mar, Sintra (Photo Courtesy: Husond)
Monserrate Estate (Photo Courtesy: Hugo Henrique)
Palace of Queluz (Photo Courtesy: Husond)
Palace of Sintra (Photo Courtesy: Alvesgaspar)
Quinta da Regaleira (Photo Courtesy: Lusitana)
Seteais Palace (Photo Courtesy: Husond)
Sintra Views (Photo Courtesy: Lacobrigo)
Sintra's Historical Centre (Photo Courtesy: Lacobrigo)
The Castle of the Moors (Photo Courtesy: Lacobrigo)
The Convent of the Capuchos (Photo Courtesy: W. Rebel)
The Pena National Palace (Photo Courtesy: CE)

Reasons to Visit
  • Sintra is an ancient royal sanctuary near the capital city Lisbon in southern Portugal.
  • Resort town of Sintra is nested at the foothills of Sintra mountains rich with Mediterranean and North European flora and fauna.
  • Perched atop Sintra’s mountains is the Pena palace, with its vibrant pastel colored walls among the cirrus cloud lines, a fantasy landscape.
  • Quinta da Regalari, a UNESCO world heritage site along with Moorish palace, palace of Sintra and palace of Queluz are sites of historic prominence.
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Lisbon (29 kms), Vilamoura (285 kms), Porto (332 kms)

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    Palace of Sintra is a town palace dedicated to the town of Sintra. Palace of Sintra is a well preserved medieval Portuguese monument located in the Sintra cultural landscape, a UNESCO world heritage.
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site
    Quinta da Regaleira is an estate in the historic center of Sintra. The estate is characterized by its Gothic pinnacles, Gargoyles and octagonal tower. The property is filled with amusing sites of historical heritage like chapel, tunnels, park, initiation wells and lakes which earned it the status of UNESCO world heritage site.
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site
    Castle of the Moors is a medieval Moorish castle set atop the Sintra mountains now densely weaved with creepers and vines. The castle was built during the 8th century and most of its architecture remained unaltered during the years.
    Heritage Site
    Pre Historic
    Pena Palace is the royal romanticist palace perched on the mountains of Sintra and a UNESCO world heritage site. With its bright red and yellow pastel colors standing amongst the passing cirrus clouds, the palace is visible from Lisbon on a clear day.
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site
    Palace of Queluz is a 18th century Portuguese palace preserved as one of the last remaining Rocco buildings. The palace's public face is plain and modest contrasting strongly with the lavish interiors. The palace is ornately designed and decorated to depict the allegorical and historical scenes and features a music room, ball room, hall of ambassadors, chapel and private apartments.
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage

Destinations within reach from Sintra

  • Lisbon ( 29 Km )

    Lisbon is the capital and largest city in Portugal and one of the densely populated metropolitan more

  • Evora ( 154 Km )

    Evora is a 2-millennial old town and capital of the Alentejo region in the south-central Portugal. more

  • Belmonte ( 308 Km )

    Belmonte is a humble little town in Castelo Branco district in central Portugal characterised by more

  • Porto ( 332 Km )

    Porto is the second largest city in Portugal and recognized as a global city. Porto’s culture is more

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Nearest Airport in Sintra
  • Lisbon Humberto Delgado Airport ( LIS ) , Lisbon-29 Kms
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