An Insider Guide to One Day Visit to Sintra from Lisbon

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

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.

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.

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. ...... (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))
Author: Varsha Gawai
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Pena Palace
  • Moorish castle
  • Quinta da Regaleira
  • Sintra train station
  • Sintra National Palace