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All About Portugal | April 27, 2018

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Sintra

Sintra is one of the most beautiful places in the world, charming all visitors with its breath taking natural landscape and Disney-like palaces. It is not by chance that Sintra is considered the Capital of Romanticism!
Yet, Sintra has more to offer, namely a magnificent coastal area that All about Portugal proudly brings to you.

One day in Sintra

February 29, 2012 | | 4 Comments

If your visit to Portugal only leaves room for just one day in Sintra, I advice a visit to Pena Palace, Moorish Castle and National Palace.

Sintra is worldwide acknowledged as one of the most romantic getaway. Its beauty charms … Read More

Capuchos convent, an ode to austerity

September 1, 2011 |

Capuchos convent is linked to some tales that enhance Sintra’s mysticism and its park is a living testimony of the ancient native forest.

Capuchos convent, also known as Convent of the Holy Cross, impresses by its austerity and poverty. It … Read More

Sintra National Palace

September 1, 2011 |

Sintra National Palace is the only Royal Palace of the Middle Ages remaining in Portugal and one of the few examples of the Mudejar style.

The origin of the Sintra Nacional Palace (Palácio Nacional de Sintra) or Town Palace (Palácio … Read More

Sintra’s Travesseiros

August 30, 2011 | | 3 Comments

Travesseiros de Sintra are famed worldwide. A visit to this romantic Portuguese village isn’t complete without tasting a few of these cakes

Going to Sintra and don’t stop at Piriquita for a travesseiro is like going to Rome and not … Read More

Queijadas de Sintra, simply irresistible!

August 27, 2011 | | One Comment

Queijadas de Sintra are a cheese and eggs treat from charming Sintra. Believe me when I say that they are small in size but large in taste.

Queijadas de Sintra are small in size, but these little round delicacies are … Read More

Seteais Palace, an exclusive place

August 25, 2011 | | 2 Comments

Seteais is an imposing palace in the amazing set of Sintra dating from the XVIII century, that nowadays is an exclusive and luxurious hotel

Just a kilometre away from Sintra, on the road from the romantic village to Malveira da … Read More

Roca Cape, the end of Continental Europe

August 25, 2011 |

Roca Cape is the westernmost point of Continental Europe and its symbolism is stated by Camões line where the land ends and the sea begins

Welcome to the westernmost point of Continental Europe, Roca Cape or Cabo da Roca that … Read More

Monserrate, an ode to Romanticism

August 25, 2011 |

Monserrate is an ode to the Romanticism comprising a marvelous neo-Moorish palace and a romantic garden, with species from the entire world

Since its early years Monserrate had its share of abandonment periods up to the day it was bought … Read More

Regaleira, mysticism in Sintra

August 23, 2011 |

Regaleira is a magnificent example of the mystery that surrounds Sintra, presenting esoteric and mystic symbols throughout the all property

On the outskirts of Sintra is one of the most magical and mysterious places you will ever visit: Quinta da … Read More

Discovering Pena

August 22, 2011 |

Visiting Pena is an unforgettable experience, either you start by the magnificent Palácio Nacional da Pena or the luxuriant Parque da Pena.

Are you ready to walk? Good, as my suggestion for today is going to take you up and … Read More