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Where to eat in Sintra?

Where to eat in Sintra?

This article answers the most repeated question asked by our guests at check-in. Where to eat in Sintra? A question with an answer a bit dubious. The concept of eating well is different for every guest. For this reason the first reaction to this question is to smile. This we…

The viewpoints of Sintra closest to Águamel Sintra

The viewpoints of Sintra closest to Águamel Sintra

Only by the natural geography of Sintra, inserted between valleys, it favors the existence of several viewpoints on the village. Add to that the romantic landscapes of rare and exotic trees plus the romantic architecture of the palaces and farms built here, the result could only be one: panoramic views…

Monserrate Palace

Monserrate Palace

The palace was designed by the architects Thomas James Knowles (father and son) and built in 1858, having been commissioned by Sir Francis Cook, Viscount of Monserrate. The design of the gardens took advantage of the unique microclimates of the mountains to produce a magnificent park in which over 3,000…

Moorish Castle

Moorish Castle

Located on one of the hilltops of the Serra de Sintra, the Moorish Castle is a fortress built in around the 10th century after the Muslim conquest of the Iberian Peninsula. All along the paths encircling the castle, you can admire spectacular views over a unique landscape, with the town…

Regaleira Palace and Estate

Regaleira Palace and Estate

Palácio da Regaleira (Regaleira Palace and Estate) is the main building and the more common name for Quinta da Regaleira (Estate Regaleira). It is also known as Palácio (palace) do Monteiro dos Milhões, after the nickname (Millions Monteiro) of its former owner, António Augusto Carvalho Monteiro. The palatial villa is…