Hotel Nova Sintra
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- High-speed internet in room
- Room service
- Non-smoking rooms
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Our attempt. At an early day start was moderately successful. We were at breakfast by 8:30. We left for the train station around 9:15. The ride to Sintra was an hour and ten minutes. We passed from city sights to rural communities with varied degrees of socio-economic status and nationalities. Appeared more as clustered apartment building much of …
... two vast pyrimad-like conical towers which in fact are chimneys reaching for the sky from the kitchens.The tile work is fantastic inside, wonderful chinese vases and figures abound, dark wooden furniture and tooled leather chairs punctuate the vast rooms and its regal air has not been diminshed by time.
Atop a vast hill( which we walked up) overlooking Sintra sits Castello Morous chained across its peaks in a stark, uncompromising and ...
... summer home for the Portuguese royal family. It was originally a monastery and bought by a king and then each royal since put their stamp on it. We made the crazy decision to walk up to the Pena Palace. That was nuts! Beautiful but straight up with switchbacks and narrow roads. From Pena's many windows and terraces you can see off to Lisbon, to the beaches of Cascais, every direction for miles. Atop the mountain there is also a Moorish castle which is ...
... both of which I recommend: Ron Howard's Rush and Robert Redford's All is Lost On tv last night we found an english-speaking film (rare) an excellent sci-fi: Sourse Code What a hiking adventure today! Our goal was to hike to the beach, then head West along the shore to "Old Town" We were successful! It took about 2 hours, as we had to scale many cliffs, and occasionally get our feet wet (as you will see with the accompanying photos). As it was early Sunday afternoon, it was ...
... wouldn’t have been Carl’s choice, but he enjoyed it nonetheless! We also had the opportunity to visit the Higher School of Decorative Arts Museum and the Institute of Arts and Crafts Center, where master craftsmen restore and reproduce fine furniture and furnishings, as
well as those specializing in leather carving, book binding, gold leaf decoration,
antiques and, of course, tiles painting.