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 […]
Legend has it that a fairy every night, about midnight, there will mourn her fate. That cave is the entrance to Pena on the left side near to the main gate of the Park of Pena. For no one knows where the Cave really is and it is often mistaked with the Monk’s Cave.
There, in the middle of Sintra is a rock capriciously elevated by nature, or produced by volcanic convulsions that has the following legend: It was said once that beneath this stone was a hidden treasure (enchanted treasure ) that belong to those who were able to bring down the cliff, shooting it with eggs. An old […]
The origin of Sintra is lost over time through traces dating from 12 000a.C. It is known however that in the Pre Historic time Sintra was Called “Mons Lunae” (Moon Hill) tradition of astral cults, still visible today in many monuments. Sintra passed by numerous people, and the Romans were the ones who left […]