Quinta Do Conde

Sintra, Estremadura, Portugal | Hotel

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Day 3: Sintra to the Sea

A travel blog entry by superhikes


... feel like you're wandering through the ruins of a mysterious magical city that was eaten up by the forest and now all you have is your imagination to try to figue how this city must've looked like--all on the steep sides of a mountain.

It's all very Moorish in style. This must've been a mighty fortress city back in its day, gazing out to the Atlantic to the west and all across the hill penninsula of what is now greater Lisbon. Finally I reach the gate to the main castle at the ...

Portugal, Part II

A travel blog entry by christinakrawec


... there, and though it is a small town, we just couldn't do everything. First, when we arrived, we walked around and attempted to climb the mountain but that just wasn't going to happen. Anna and I walked back down to the bus and bought tickets to drive up, which was a far better option.

Our first stop was the Moorish Castle, which I completely adore. It's hundreds of years old but we ...

The Village

A travel blog entry by jlimina


... are so wrong in so many ways. Cyclists in gear with helmets sporting GoPro cameras collapse on the benches, wiping their brows, thankful for this rest. Workers who are the operators of the landscaping equipment we are hearing chatter and greet each other like long lost friends, their vans from neighbouring communities lined up outside. It is a great people watching place. We think Mom is in the kitchen, the son is on the grill and various ...

Sintra- a fairy tale kind of day

A travel blog entry by nicimarshall


... throughout the park area. We stuck to caves lit by small white lights as otherwise it was pitch black (bring a flashlight if you go) but it was an incredible experience and really unexpected. We even had lunch here and for really cheap prices we enjoyed some very tasty veggie soup and hot chocolate. Fair to say Sintra was my favorite because of Quinta da Regaldeira. After our lunch we booked it out of there to meet up with ...

Scenic Sintra

A travel blog entry by roxietaylor


... off and ended up at the Quintado Regaleira. There were a lot of people there so I decided to go in and have a look. This was the summer residence for the Carvlho Monteiro family dating back to 1697. The house was impressive with beautiful rooms and artistic decorations. It had rooms such as the hunting room, Kings Room, a massive library and Renaissance hall. It really was stunning. Outside the gardens were really cool, it has a ...


This hotel, located in Sintra, is near Cabo da Roca, Moors' Castle (Castelo dos Mouros), Pena Park, and Guincho Beach.
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