If you're a first time visitor to Sintra, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions in Sintra.
Here are some of the most recommended attractions in Sintra.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:
"Sintra is easily reached from Lisbon by train." See More
"Also in Sintra I would recommend you to visit the not-so-famous Quinta da Regaleira." See More
"the Castelo dos Mouros, which is quite a long way outside Sintra centre, there is also a hop-on bus which will take you to all the main Sintra sites (though it's not cheap):" See More
"And if youre out that way and have transportation a trip out to the Cabo da Roca (westernmost point in Europe) to say you were there, but tbh there isn't much to do out there other than take in the view." See More
"It'll take you around Sintra and also to Cabo da Roca which is the western most point of Europe." See More
"pt/en/): - Palácio Nacional de Sintra - Castelo dos Mouros - Palácio da Pena - Quinta da Regaleira - Palácio de Monserrate but you have to plan your walks in the tourist office with the maps they give you, since it is a large and steep area." See More
"The Palácio Nacional de Sintra has beautiful gardens you can go for a stroll in and then head over to the Castelo dos Mouros In Caiscais you can spend time along the seashore, go diving or snorkeling, wander around town and eat some great seafood on the shore." See More
"20 minutes with a car from Lisbon, calm, fully integrated in nature, the beautiful Sintra Mountains and the beaches (Azenhas do Mar , Praia da Adraga, Praia Grande, Praia das Maçãs, Praia do Magoito) make this place very special." See More
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