Journals Sintra

Under The Spell Of Sintra

Created by Liam Hetherington on March 22, 2010 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews

The Romantic wooded ravines and peaks of Sintra have provided a home for Moors and monarchs, poets and exiles and occultists. There is a magic in the hills, and I found myself under its spell...

Seductive Sintra- ‘ lungs of Lisbon’

Created by travelprone on November 21, 2004 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews

Your must day trip from Lisbon: seductive, sylvan Sintra was the favorite summertime escape for royals. To Pena Palace by bus, then shuttle, it's up, up and away to Fantasyland! There's so much to enjoy that an overnight stay would extend your delight of palaces and forest greenery.

Portugal's Glorious Eden

Created by Re Carroll on May 21, 2001 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews

Lord Byron called this small town "Glorious Eden" back in the early 1800s and I think he'd feel the same today. Although very touristy, it is Portugal at its prettiest.

SINTRA & Other Day-Trips from Lisbon

Created by Jose Kevo on March 29, 2001 Best of IgoUgo

1 Review
5 Stories

Medieval or Modern? Which ever you prefer, you'll find with convenient, inexpensive day-trips from Portugal's capital. Sintra, Queluz, Obidos and Nazare are steeped in culture and history while the coastal resort villages of Estoril and Cascais keep an upscale pace catering to the rich and famous.

A Romantic and Magical Town on the Serra

Created by Praskipark on January 14, 2009

3 Reviews
1 Story

A trip to the castles of Sintra and other Museums

Day trip 1 to Sintra

Created by nsdephw on February 11, 2007

1 Story

This is a little taste of a great town I am going back and am planning on adding on to the experience.

Byron's Sintra

Created by luisreyes on September 23, 2005

1 Review

A brief stay at Sintra, following the Byronic icon Childe Harold's footsteps

The sublime sights of Sintra

Created by davidx on March 25, 2002

5 Reviews
1 Story

What a fabulous place. The BEST day out from Lisbon teeming with sights - and a possible extension to it for yet more.

Sintra, castles in the air

Created by Adelaide on November 16, 2000

5 Reviews

Sintra and its palaces were the highlight of my trip to Portugal. The city is located on the mountains, just 1 1/2h by train from Lisbon's Rossio station.

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