Three reasons to go

  • Jaw-dropping viewpoints are in abundance, especially the one at the highest point in the Serra de Sintra, a 30 minute walk from Pena Palace.
  • Beautiful Moorish and 19th century architecture can be viewed here, particularly at the town's iconic palaces and age-old castles.
  • Sintra's walkways, lush green forestry and fairy-tale atmosphere make this a great spot for those seeking romance.

How to get there


Take the train from Lisbon's Rossio station. You'll arrive in approximately 40 minutes.


Rent a car and drive west out of Lisbon. You'll arrive in approximately 30 minutes (33km).


Situated in the foothills of the Sintra Mountains west of Lisbon.

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