Hotel Tivoli Palacio de Seteais
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... secret fake stone walls opening to pathways deeper into the caves, towers and secret gardens. The creative man made stone like walls, wells, pounds and dripping cascading water features kept surprising you along one of many optional pathways chosen by you. A nice feature were hidden paths that offered shorter, less stressful inclines for visitor unable or unwilling to take the more rugged trails. You quickly were drawn in to trying to outdo each other for finding ...
... style interiors. The man originally behind it was King Ferdinand II, the German prince husband of Portugal’s Queen Maria II, someone clearly influenced by the popular trends in his homeland at the time. Like the Castelo do Mouros it supposedly has fantastic views in all directions from its similar elevation. Of course, all I saw was fog and mist, but I can console myself with the notion that that just made it all the more romantic, like something out of a Kaspar David ...
... they don't stop you! All worth it though as the vista was phemominal, must have been for ober 50km and beyond as it was stunning clear evening.
From Sintra we went to the coast and stopped at Praia Guincho, just parked at the cliffs edge overlooking a raging sea. We popped along to Cabo de Roca which is the most westerly point of Europe- not Sagres as previously stated. It has a 150 metre drop to the boiling Atlantic waters hitting the ...
... by a french architect who was rubbish so Luigi Manini was employed and began work in 1901. It took 11 years to complete most of the work and the owner moved in officially in 1912 only to die less than 10 years later. I didn't say it was good history but thats what I learnt.
Anyway about the gardens, they were just incredible, there are lots of fountains, ponds, towers, wells and caves or grotto's. The grotto's were so ...
... the Republic claimed it in 1910. It is an enormous park with multiple palaces/houses. Beautiful views from high on a mountain next to a Moorish Castle. Trained back to Lisboa, then dinner with the 2 (from villa group) who have been in Porto for 2 days. A Portuguese restaurant recommended by a friend of Jan's sister Anne (also travelling with us). Tomorrow night we train to Madrid ... a slow day in Lisbon and maybe buy a belt and wallet for ...