Travel Blogs from Sintra, Portugal

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Sintra, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

Sintra

A travel blog entry by guykb

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... us to the Pena Palace, five minutes further up the mountain. This amazing place, described as the finest example of Romantic architecture in Portugal (and who am I to argue) started life as a monastery but took its current form in the 19th century. It's a ...

Northern portugal a spectacular train ride ..., Porto, Coimbra, Lisbon, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

Northern portugal a spectacular train ride ...

A travel blog entry by worldramblings

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... the summer residence of the Kings of Portugal and is green, lush and mountaineous. The Pena Palace was the highlight of Portugal for Tonya. The multicoloured towers and domes reminded Paul of Disney World. Inside was a completely wacko collection of ...

Magica Sintra, Portugal., Sintra, Portugal travel blog

Magica Sintra, Portugal.

A travel blog entry by somanyroads

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... con sus castillos y jardines que son de cuento, y la ciudad misma es un encanto, si alguna vez van a Portugal, no deben dejar de visitar Sintra, a solo una hora de Lisboa en tren. Visitamos el Palacio da Pena, castillo de colores con una vista magnifica ...

People are strange when you're a stranger, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

People are strange when you're a stranger

A travel blog entry by cutiebanana

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... around hilly Sintra.  From the charming main part of town we could see castles perched on the mountain top.  In Portugal, Sintra was always the place for royalty and is now cluttered with many of these fairy-tale like abodes.  We climbed ...

God Outdoes Himself in Sintra, Portugal, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

God Outdoes Himself in Sintra, Portugal

A travel blog entry by whirledgirl

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... ;     I'm sitting here trying to decide how to even begin to describe the beauty of both Cascais and Sintra, Portugal, and I'm realizing that there might not even be words in the English lexicon that do those two places justice. So ...

Sintra, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

Sintra

A travel blog entry by laine

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Wonderful Day in Sintra, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

Wonderful Day in Sintra

A travel blog entry by kescott

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my first fairy tale city, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

my first fairy tale city

A travel blog entry by triptalk

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... , walking until 2 or 3, lunch in a restaurant, then strolling home, to maybe go out again later.  Kind of perfect for me.  So Sintra has a lot of nice walks, since it is in the hills, and a tiny old town to wander in.  Today I walked 19 kms ...

November 14 Side Trip to Sintra, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

November 14 Side Trip to Sintra

A travel blog entry by jimstephkrueger

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Just outside of Lisbon, about 10 miles away, is a semi-seaside resort called Sintra, built up on a mountain range overlooking the sea.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site now, but in years past Kings resided here during the summer months and those who ...

Once upon a time.., Sintra, Portugal travel blog

Once upon a time..

A travel blog entry by translucent

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... colourful palace materializes in the sky right above your head. Priceless. The castles are built over a small village of Sintra. With its picturesque cobbled streets, cosy restaurants, shops with traditional things, the smell of lemon trees and the ...

Day 22: Caves and Castles, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

Day 22: Caves and Castles

A travel blog entry by johnnyandamber

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... .  We also stopped into a place else selling port wine.  The man let us sample a dark and a light variety. The port is from Portugal and John was eager to try it.  They were both good but I preferred the red port.  Alas, it was time to ...

Sintra saves the day!, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

Sintra saves the day!

A travel blog entry by lolly13

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... .  Perhaps it's just the jet-lag. Sintra, however... Sintra truly is a great town! Abby and I took a day trip to Sintra on Friday before catching our late night train to Madrid. In 1809 Lord Byron wrote to his friend Francis Hodgson, ...

Sintra - Daytrip from Lisbon, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

Sintra - Daytrip from Lisbon

A travel blog entry by h_hurst

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Alright, as promised, here is my update for my daytrip to Sintra. It was absolutely gorgeous!!! Sintra is a small town about a 45 minute train ride outside of Lisbon, lots of GREEN hills and some old hilltop castles (one in ruins from the old Moorish ...

Stunning Sintra, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

Stunning Sintra

A travel blog entry by janelle-daniel

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Whilst in Lisbon we did a day trip to Sintra, 2 euro and 45 minutes and we were in a fariytale forrest type place, where we walked the amazing palace and mansion with their ornate gardens, underground tunnels (yes, i was very brave) and beautiful look ...

Sintra and Cabo da Roca, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

Sintra and Cabo da Roca

A travel blog entry by gracielastanley

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... on this one. Not much to tell. Spent one night in this lovely little town of Sintra and actually saw quite a bit. Only place we saw outside of Lisbon and is even prettier than Lisbon. Wish we had had more time in Portugal, seems like an amazing ...

Sintra and beyond, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

Sintra and beyond

A travel blog entry by xoxojeana

... she made from scratch. All of this was accompanied by green wine, which is a very unique tasting sparkling white wine, native to Portugal. How we then made room for the seafood, potato, veggie dish that she made is remarkable (in fact I believe we all ...

Sintra, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

Sintra

A travel blog entry by veroyjorge

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Sintra es un pueblo muy bonito que se encuentra a 1 hora en tren de Lisboa y es conciderada patrimonio historico de la humanidad. ...

All about Sintra, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

All about Sintra

A travel blog entry by vanderkansie

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... and great fogging photos. Needless to say, you will see some of these in the blog. This is the unfortunate thing about visiting Portugal in the fall, fog...We loved the Pena castle, and is definitely something to add to your agenda on your next visit. ...

A w'kend of Castles, port and disaproving grannies, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

A w'kend of Castles, port and disaproving grannies

A travel blog entry by d_muzzo

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Day Trip To Sintra, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

Day Trip To Sintra

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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Today we caught a 40 minute train from Lisbon to Sintra, a small historical town full of palaces.  Walking into the centre we came accross many oldworldy buildings, setting the scene for a good day.  First up was the Natural History ...

Pics from Sintra, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

Pics from Sintra

A travel blog entry by devonandsarah

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Here are some pics from Sintra, a town near ...

Austerity and Portuguese Clubbing, Sintra and Cascais, Portugal travel blog

Austerity and Portuguese Clubbing

A travel blog entry by rebecca.jacob

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After so much beaching, Miriam and I felt like roughing it up again. But what a deception!!! Sintra, west of Lisboa, was packed with school groups and Japanese tourists, busloads of them. Everything was so expensive; no way of parking the car, no way to ...

Visiting the national palace, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

Visiting the national palace

A travel blog entry by jcastellan

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This afternoon I went on a little half day tour out of Lisbon to Sintra. Here I visited the National ...

Sick of my own company, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

Sick of my own company

A travel blog entry by tokyo_cate

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... 3 Aussies, 3 Americans and 2 Taiwanese girls and we all hit it off immediately. Our first stop was Sintra and lovely little town near the coast of Portugal which used to be the summer retreat of the Portuguese king 150 years ago. There area has a ...

Spain (no bull), Sintra, Portugal travel blog

Spain (no bull)

A travel blog entry by 2aussiesglobal

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... Pissed off in Portugal We have only had to spend a few nights it car parks since entering Europe and these have been in Portugal. Whilst France and Spain have closed a number of camping grounds since mid September, in Portugal we have yet to find one ...

The Palace of Sintra, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

The Palace of Sintra

A travel blog entry by travelprincess1

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At around 8:30, we all piled onto the bus and drove to the Royal Palace of Sintra. It was the summer resort of the royal family. It is still cold out. We arrived at Sintra early to be the first group in the castle, so we took pictures while we ...

Portugal, Part II, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

Portugal, Part II

A travel blog entry by christinakrawec

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... on about three hours of sleep. Good times. Max, Anna, Julia and I grabbed some food before taking a train to the town of Sintra. I LOVED IT. Basically, it's this tiny town with fantastic historic palaces and areas to hike. We only had one day there, and ...

Sintra (30km north west of Lisbon), Sintra, Portugal travel blog

Sintra (30km north west of Lisbon)

A travel blog entry by robselclark

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... lot better than the free Wi-Fi provided by the hotel. Highlights were the panoromas of Lisbon, the National Palace of Queluz, Sintra town, Pena Palace, Roca Cape (the westernmost point of the European continent), seaside Cascais and the Belem Tower. Our ...

Sintra, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

Sintra

A travel blog entry by tucker

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... 11:30 and walk to the metro where we plan to go to a near by train station to take a 40 minute train to Sintra (a city in Portugal). All goes well and we arrive in Sentra in mid-afternoon. Leaving our bags with the ticket people at the train station we ...

Day Trip to Sintra, Sintra, Portugal travel blog

Day Trip to Sintra

A travel blog entry by mrcwoodsman

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... I decided to make my way back down which was much easier on me than the descent in the mountains of Nepal. The town of Sintra was bustling when I got down there unlike what it was when I first arrived. I chose to walk around a bit more before ...

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