I’m not a major telegraph fan (or reader). But this is a well written guide for the aspiring visitor.
Sintra is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. And rightly so. Read all about it here …
Who can argue about Wikipedia being a great source of information?
As ever – the Guardian write cracking reviews and opinions on travel destinations. This article is well worth a read.
Sintra is often described as a Disneyland for grown-ups, but spend time exploring the surrounding beaches, seafood restaurants and woodlands, and you’ll find there’s much more to this historic town, writes Isabel Choat
Eating out in Sintra? This really useful page lists many of the eateries and even includes some reviews.
This is from the official Sintra website, although I have to say it doesn’t come up so highly in search engines. A shame as its a really comprehensive website with just about everything you need to know about Sintra and its surrounding area. If you’re visiting – then check the website out as it has useful info about Pena Palace etc …
Established on top of the hill as a result of the creative genius of Ferdinand II, the Park and Palace of Pena are Portugal’s greatest example of Romantic architecture.
A really useful post on the 10 best places to eat in Sintra. Mmmmm.
Visiting Sintra on a stopover? Do it in style and stay at the best. This is one of my favourite hotels in Sintra
Some amazing photos and insight of Sintra. As seen by the prolific blogger and world traveller – Kate! (Yes – I’m envious!)
If you’re planning on visiting Lisbon, chances are you’ll hear the above statement at least once. Of all the day trips you can take from Lisbon, Sintra is the most famous. Since I had a full week to spend in Lisbon, I decided to take the 40-minute train journey to this mysterious place.
From one of the best Portugal travel writers out there. If you love Portugal and want to read about some of its hidden gem’s, then Julie Dawn Fox has some amazing articles and blog posts.
There’s too much to see and do in Sintra to be able to cram into a day trip. Here are the on and off-the-beaten-track highlights of Portugal’s wonderland.