Palácio Nacional de Sintra
The star of Sintra-Vila is this palace, with its iconic twin conical chimneys and lavish interior. The whimsical interior is a mix of...
Quinta da Regaleira
This magical villa and gardens is a neo-Manueline extravaganza, dreamed up by Italian opera-set designer, Luigi Manini, under the orders...
Museu Anjos Teixeira
Set in a former watermill, this small museum displays works by the father-and-son duo of Anjos Teixeira – two of Portugal’s greatest...
Fonte da Pipa
A tiled bar, this has craggy, cave-like rooms and comfy seats. A Sintra mainstay.
This busy cafe is a popular destination for inexpensive bites as well as Sintra's famous queijadas (sweet cheesecakes) and travesseiros...
Rua Gil Vicente 4 · interesting places nearby
This converted grain warehouse is dark, tiled and quaint, with wrought-iron chandeliers and a relaxed, cosy atmosphere. It’s rightfully renowned for its bacalhau com natas (creamy bechamal with shredded cod, served au gratin) but the tasty arroz de pato (duck rice) is worth your consideration as well.