Days Out: Sintra
Palacio da Pena
Portugals greatest example of nineteenth-century Romanticism and the most important element in the Cultural Landscape of Sintra - World Heritage Site. Open year round from 10:00-18h00 (low season) or 9:30-20:00 (high season). At Estrada da Pena, Sintra.
Jardim e Chalet Da Condessa DEdla
19th century chalet built by Ferdinand II and 2nd wife Countess of Edla. Alpine chalet model then in vogue. Open year round from 10:00-18h00 (low season) or 9:30-19:00 (high season). To reach chalet follow signs to Pena Park and then Chalet da Condessa.
Convento dos Capuchos
Also known as Cork Convent. Established in 1560 with the name Convento de Santa Cruz da Serra de Sintra. Open year round from 10:00-18h00 (low season) or 9:30-20:00 (high season). To reach estate follow signs to Convento dos Capuchos from town centre.
Parque e Palacio de Monserrate
Includes Moorish-style palace and gardens with sub-tropical trees and camellias. Open year round from [Park / Palace] 10:00-18:00 / 10:00-17h00 (low season) or 9:30-20h00 / 9:30-19:30 (high season) . To reach estate follow signs to Estrada de Monserrate.
Ericeira World Surfing Reserve
Encompassing approximately 8 km of coastline with 7 distinctive types of waves, 3 natural habitats. It contains a high density of outstanding surf breaks, including iconic breaks such as Ribeira dIlhas and Coxos, among others.
Palacio Nacional de Sintra
Located in town centre. Used as hunting retreat, refuge from outbreaks of disease and summer resort by the Portuguese court. Open year round from 09:30-18h00 (low season) or 9:30-19:00 (high season). At Largo Rainha Dona Amélia, 2710-616 Sintra.
Palacio Nacional de Queluz
18th century palace that hosts exhibitions, concerts and performances. Formal gardens filled with Baroque statues and fountains. Open year round from 09:00-17h30 (low season) or 9:00-18:30 (high season). At Largo do Palacio de Queluz, 2745-191 Queluz.
Castelo dos Mouros
8th century Moorish castle, with a ruined chapel and an ancient Moorish cistern inside. Discover surrounding areas using footpaths through the woods. Open year round from 10:00-18:00 (low season) or 9:30-20:00 (high season). At Estrada da Pena, Sintra.
Inside Lisbon - Daytrips, Walking Tours and Urban Adventures
Walking Tours are the best way to soak in the history and culture of the city at a relaxing pace. Check our famous daytrips in a small van with a maximim 8 travellers. Friendly guides perfect to know the region; Lisbon, Sintra, Arrabida, Obidos.
Serra de Sintra Tour
Round trip from Sintra passing through forests and hilltop villages with views of the Atlantic and the Tagus estuary. There are many picnic spots on the route and in the Parque da Pena.
Fabrica das Viagens - Travel, tours and transport
Personalised travel agency services. Tours and golf tours, winery, trips and shopping trips, city breaks, airport meet and greet, transfers, school runs, corporate event planning. Operates mainly in the Silver Coast region of Portugal (Lisbon to Leiria).