Sintra is well known as the most romantic village of Portugal, as it still preserves some of the most beautiful Palaces and landscapes of Portugal in a unique exotic surrounding.
Designated as the “mountain of the moon” since the Greek period, Sintra gathers some of the most beautiful palaces and landscapes of Portugal in a unique exotic environment. Sintra progressively evolved from a strategic defensive village, during the Arabic presence, to an aristocratic summer resort.
Highlights of the Discovering Sintra Walking Tour:
- The old Sintra Town
- The Moorish Fountain
- National Palace of Sintra (outside)
- Village centre
- Quinta da Regaleira (outside)
- Seteais Palace