The Natural History Museum of Sintra is located in the Historic Centre of Vila Velha de Sintra, in a building of the nineteenth century, specifically 1893. In it, one can find a long duration exhibition, whose genesis was born from the hands of the collector Miguel Barbosa and his wife, Fernanda Barbosa, who, for about […]
Colares is a town worth visiting, characterized with old buildings, narrow streets and great wine and restaurants.
Hostels are appearing all around the world, a new way to travel, less expensive but in style. And Sintra is no exception. Trendy and modern, in old buldings, affordable and cosmopolitan, this is the new way to travel! Can be found in the heart of Sintra, in the midle of the forest, close to the beaches, to […]
Magical Sintra can offer you so many kinds of accommodations that you will be amazed. The tradicional are easy to find, by name and category. Lawrence´s Hotel, the oldest hotel in the in the Iberian Peninsula, The Setais Hotel a luxury icon , Tivoli Sintra in the old town or Penha Longa, the best example […]
Long sandy beach, with good access, near Colares. This beach is very popular with water sports enthusiasts, such as bodyboarding and surfing. Hosts an annual World Championship race Bodyboard and other European Surfing Championships. The stormy sea at Praia Grande led to the creation of temporary ponds in the rocks. It has to do with the […]
According to tradition the name of this beach was originated in the apples that fell into the water and were carried by the Ribeira de Colares which comes flowing into this beach. Has a long sandy beach that allows he practice of beach sports. Is very popular with water sports enthusiasts, such as bodyboarding and […]
In Sintra´s National Palace there is a room whose ceiling is painted with many Magpies It is said that the king and queen who lived there at that time married more than one percent of women counting the ones that he alone married, always following good examples. There wasn’t an illicit or adultery known. The […]
Amazing video about this magical park.
There is a great diversity of shopping to do in Sintra The town is full of shops that carry many of the local crafts like pottery, ceramics and lace. You can also found nice jewllery, Portugal is famous for Filigree work, pretty pieces with reasonable prices. Take a walk around São Pedro de Sintra where […]