Quinta Verde Sintra
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Travel Blogs from Sintra
... first being the Sintra national place and then on to the Mafra national place. There seemed to have been a lot of nations involved in a small area but that is Portugal.The Sintra national palace had been sparsely decorated and so to follow it with the Baroque Mafra palace added contrast.
A quick word on accommodation - again. Several places have advertised free public parking on site, no need to reserve. Our B&B room in Sintra had one parking spot ...
... more than 12 or 15 miles west of Lisbon in the center of a peninsula that juts out into the Atlantic west of the capital city. The town is fairly high up in a small mountain range on the peninsula and is famous for its "Romantic” landscapes. That would be romantic in the sense of embodying the ideals of Romanticism, the 19th century aesthetic and artistic movement, rather than romantic in the sense of love. Some visitors to Sintra are apparently mistaken on this matter. ...
... pastel red and yellow popping out of the dark green trees that make up the massive grounds of the palace. It is nothing like any of the other castles we have seen, all the shapes and arches and even the gargoyles were completely different. The best one we saw was this crazy looking lion in one of the central court yards, it was kind of cartoon like pulling a silly face which was pretty weird but there were lots of them.
... fellow through a perspex window accommodated us. On the 30 minute train to Sintra. Stop for coffee and Portuguese tart for energy when we arrived in Sintra, then a bus up the hill. A little scary, but arrived and lined up with many tourists again. Finally into the palace grounds or was it Disneyland. It was a monastery until the earthquake of 1755 made it unsafe, so Don Fernando II bought it. Made it into what it is today, used in in the ...
... and you have to experience Sintra at least once in your lifetime.
After Pena Palace we took the train back to Lisboa and had dinner near the hostel before going back to relax because we could hardly stay awake. Now I think I’m going to take a nice long shower to cool off because you do a LOT of walking in Sintra. Good night J We have to wake up to catch the 7am bus to our next destination.
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