Sintra the Capital of Romance. A Portuguese village that charms everyone full of palaces, a Castle and country estates saw. Mandatory stop for the traveler seeking a romantic and mysterious environment, Sintra has a lush and mystical landscape. Sintra seduces the traveler and it will be impossible for him to forget this Heaven.
Sintra, Portuguese village that charms everyone with its hillsfull of palaces, a Castle and country estates saw. Discover why Sintra has seduced and inspired many novelists and poets such as Eca de Queiroz, Luis Vaz de Camoes, Lord Byron and Hans Christian Andersen.Sintra National Palace, The Royal Palace, was founded by the Arabs and later became the residence of the Portuguese Royal Family from the twelfth century. It is unique for its twin chimneys with 33 meters hight and for its collections Hispano-Moorish tiles and decorative arts. It was in this Royal Palace that the King Dom Sebastiao heard the first reading of the epic poem "Os Lusiadas" by Luis Vaz de Camoes.Pena National Palace located on top of the Sintra hills is the result of a dream from an artist king, Ferdinand II. The Park and the Pena National Palace are the pinnacle the Romanticism XIX century in Portugal. Obligatory stop for those who visit the romantic and mysterious town of Sintra. After a visit to the Park and the Pena Palace, the composer Richard Strauss wrote, "Today is the happiest day of my life. It's the most beautiful thing I've seen. This is the true Klingsor Garden - and there, up on high, is the Holy Grail Castle". During the time between visits to monuments, you can stroll through the narrow winding streets in the historic part of the village where a variety of restaurants, shops with typical products of the region and the famous Tea House "Piriquita", known for its famous regional pastry "Travesseiros de Sintra", expect you. This private tour is designed especially for the traveler who wants to get away from the traditional tours and wants to experience new realities, original and unique experiences every journey. Providing the traveler a visit made with time to enjoy the attractions in a quiet way.