You can reach Sintra by train from Lisbon in about 45 minutes. From the Sintra train station, you can take a short bus ride or take a 10-minute walk into town.
The National Palace of Sintra, Portugal, the oldest royal palace, boasts well-preserved relics with Moorish and Manueline influences.
With significant restoration, this castle upon the hill is intertwined with the surrounding forests and rocks, enchanting visitors.
Mixing elements of German and Portuguese style, the lively castle has Gothic towers, Renaissance domes, Moorish minarets, and Manueline carvings, making an eclectic and colorful palace.
Walking through the magical gardens of the Quinta da Regaleira, visitors can experience caves, fountains, grottos, tunnels, wells, and underground walkways.