Portugal, Sintra Guide (B): An Insider Guide to One Day Visit to Sintra from Lisbon

An Insider Guide to One Day Visit to Sintra from Lisbon
When you are in Lisbon – the capital of Portugal, Sintra is definitely going to be on your list of popular places to visit. Sintra is UNESCO heritage site and indeed a beautiful place which must not be skipped. But having said that, the place has become so much popular that it is jam-packed with tourists all day during high season. Visiting Portugal during offseason can be one of the options to avoid this crowd. But how about when you are in Sintra during high season? Keep reading this insider guide to know how to make your visit most enjoyable and to make use of as much time as possible. By the end of this article, you will be able to plan your day trip to Sintra more efficiently.

Atlantic Ocean from Moorish castle, Sintra

How to visit Sintra in one day?

I am sharing some facts about Sintra- one of the most popular places in Portugal and some insider tips to explore it wisely in one day.

Start early

The most important tip for visiting Sintra as a day trip from Lisbon is to start your day as early as possible. By car, it takes about half an hour and by train about an hour. I would suggest taking a train over car even though it takes double the time. Why? wait…I have explained this in the next point.

If you can start early, obviously, you will get more time in Sintra. In addition to that, you will be able to avoid crowded trains as well. Believe me, later you go, more crowded the train will be. The journey between Lisbon and Sintra is nothing ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: An Insider Guide to One Day Visit to Sintra from Lisbon
Guide Location: Portugal » Sintra
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Pena Palace   Moorish castle   Quinta da Regaleira   Sintra train station   Sintra National Palace  
Author: Varsha Gawai
Read it on author's website: https://www.varshastravel360.com/one-day-in-sintra/