Day Trip: Sintra, Portugal

Day Trip: Sintra, Portugal, Sintra, Portugal (B)

Sintra, Portugal is a magical place. It’s rich history, castles, cafes and museums are what fairytales are made of. If you find yourself in Portugal, chances are you’ll spend most of your time in the capital city of Lisbon, which should really be on your bucket list if it isnt’ already! One of the many great things about Lisbon is its proximity to other must-see cities like Sintra and the seaside town of Cascais. Both are 45 minutes from Lisbon by train, making them perfect day trip destinations. Below are some tips for planning your day trip to Sintra.

Getting to Sintra from is a breeze. You can catch the Sintra train (that’s the actual name of the route) from Lisbon’s Rossio Station, located near Rossio Square.

There are kiosks where you can purchase tickets, but I find speaking to a human is always helpful. That way you can ensure you’ve purchased the right ticket and they can guide you to the appropriate platform. A one way ticket for one person is €2,70. Once you have your ticket, just take the Linha de Sintra (Sintra line) to the last stop. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Day Trip: Sintra, Portugal
Guide Location: Portugal » Sintra
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Sarah Yekinni
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • National Palace
  • Moorish Castle
  • Pena Palace
  • Saudade
  • Tascantiga
  • Cafe Paris
  • Piriquita