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- Drycleaning onsite
- Babysitting service
- High-speed internet in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Breakfast Available
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... and much inspired by english romanticisim, nature and the surroundings have been manipulated to look more radiant and special. Little grottos, fountains, and boulders were placed to look natural and sublime. It worked as Lord Byron came and stayed as did other european aristocracy and then build the equilvalent of stately homes to 'summer' in.
The most outrageous is Pena Palace, a fantastic place rebuilt over an old monastery to look like ...
... the ramparts were spectacular, and even better when you climbed the ramparts to the highest point and had a near 360 degree panoramic view. It was great because you were literally on the highest point for miles and miles, no hills, mountains, or anything was higher than we were now. Wait a minute, where did that come from, over my left shoulder up on a hill even higher than we were now was a great big fairy tale castle, Woah! bugger this castle, I want to go to that one. ...
... This palace was completely different to any other I had been to because of its appearance. The outside of the building is yellow and red with the blue and white tiles on other parts. The inside of the palace was quite heavily decorated with tiles on the walls.
The next day we had a relaxing morning spending time in the garden before heading off to the Palace and Gardens of Regaleira. Again, the palace was different to others ...
... is a gothic mansion built in the early 1900s that includes a huge and mystical garden with water and tunnels running throughout. The highlight is bottomless well that we descended down and then exited to another part of the garden using the underground tunnels. A great place to explore and feel a bit like Indiana Jones (except for the hoards of other tourists there).
Finally we made our way back to Sintra town and since we had nearly an ...
After a quick four hour train ride from Lagos, we arrived to the buzzing and lovely city of Lisbon! Our first evening was pretty relaxing and we made ourselves supper and lounged around the hostel! We woke up Tuesday morning and enjoyed the delicious breakfast that the hostel provided! After having a few cups of coffee, some pancakes and fruit, we decided to do a little bit of sightseeing. We walked along ...