Situated approximately 25km from Lisbon, Sintra is a civil parish in the municipality of the Lisbon region of Portugal. The enchanting town sits at the foot of the pine covered Sintra Mountains, which are home to many beautiful palaces and villas.
There are daily tours and daytrips to Sintra or if you prefer to explore the area independently there are regular bus and train services.
Sintra’s old town sits in front the of the Sintra National Palace and is made up of narrow streets lined with gift shops, restaurants and wine bars.
Places of interest to visit when planning your stay include: The National Palace of Pena, Parque de Pena, Sintra National Palace and Quinta da Regaleira.