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Why is 2020 the best year to visit Sintra?

The year 2020 will be the best year to plan a visit to Sintra, Portugal. Why? Because is the 25th anniversary of UNESCO recognition as a Cultural Landscape. In fact, it was the first site in Europe to be recognized. More than 200 events in Sintra! To celebrate this, all parishes in the municipality will […]


Sintra is one of the 101 Lonely Planet’s Wonders of the World

Wonders of the World is the new book by Lonely Planet, the world’s largest travel guide publisher. In short, this special edition intends to inspire travellers over the next year. The publication highlights Sintra as a must visit for those travelling to Lisbon. From the ocean’s waves to the green mountains where palaces and monuments […]

Nature Interpretation center in Sintra

First Nature Interpretation Center opens in Sintra

A new Nature Interpretation Center was born, in Parque de Monserrate, for families and schools. “Through digital tools and teaching materials, it will be possible to go back millions of years, embarking on a journey that goes through the most remarkable periods of the region’s history”, said in a press release the company Parques de […]

Top 20 Things to do in Sintra

20 Things to Do in Sintra

Sintra is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Portugal and a major tourist destination. Knowned for its picturesqueness and for its numerous historic palaces and castles, the town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here is our Top 20 Things to do in Sintra. 1) Quinta da Regaleira Known for its extensive […]

Sintra Palace

Sintra Palaces and Castles

Sintra is a delightful Portuguese town, close to Lisbon, that has an abundance of wonderful tourist attractions. Known for its romanticism and architecture, there’s a range variety of ancient castles and sumptuous palaces. A true journey to times of kings and queens with enigmatic constructions! Pena National Palace (Palácio da Pena) The palace is the […]

10 fun things to do with kids in Portugal

10 Fun Things to do with Kids in Portugal

Portugal is a great destination for families who are seeking a child-friendly country. It was considered 3rd best destination in the world for Condé Nast Traveler readers. Here you’ll find good weather, great food, nice people and a quality life with affordable prices, all in one of the safest places. But you probably know that […]

Quinta da Regaleira

Quinta da Regaleira Reopens Second Floor and Night Tours

The second floor of the emblematic Quinta da Regaleira Palace in Sintra will reopen this summer after restoration works. Night tours start next thursday. The nine rooms and the stairs to the second floor of the Quinta da Regaleira Palace are being restored. The space will be reopened this summer and visitors will be able […]

Sintra from Lisbon

How to Travel to Sintra from Lisbon?

If you are wondering how to go to Sintra from Lisbon, search no more, we’ll tell all about it in this article. Sintra is one of Europe’s most picturesque and romantic jewels. Situated in a mountainous Natural Park, this UNESCO world heritage region is home to some of the most amazing monuments in Portugal, including […]

Best Cities to Visit in Portugal

Best Cities to Visit in Portugal

Why look for the best cities to visit in Portugal? Portugal is a gorgeous country to explore, located on the western coast of the Iberian Peninsula! It is one of Europe’s most visited geographies due to its idyllic climate, affordable travel costs and exceptional attractions. It was considered the 3rd best destination in the world […]

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