Customers will visit the Palácio Nacional de Sintra, used by the Portuguese Royal Family practically until the end of the Monarchy, in 1910. It was here that D. Manuel received the news of the discovery of Brazil, it was here that D. Afonso V was born and died, it was here that D. Afonso VI was imprisoned, it was here that D. João II was made king.
This Palace has characteristics of medieval, Gothic, Manueline, Renaissance and romantic architecture. It is considered an example of organic architecture, of a set of bodies apparently separated, but which are part of a whole articulated among themselves, through patios, stairs, corridors and galleries. The palace has been classified as a National Monument since 1910.
The Pena Palace, located in the village of Sintra, represents one of the main expressions of 19th century architectural Romanticism in the world, constituting the first palace of its kind in Europe, built about 30 years before Neuschwanstein Castle, in Bavaria. On July 7, 2007 he was elected as one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal. The Pena Palace was classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995.
The National Palace of Queluz is an 18th century palace located in the town of Queluz in the municipality of Sintra. One of the last large Rococo buildings erected in Europe, the palace was built as a summer retreat for D. Pedro de Bragança, who would later become the husband and king consort of his niece, Queen D. Maria I of Portugal.
One of the wings of the Queluz Palace, the Dona Maria Pavilion, built between 1785 and 1792 by the architect Manuel Caetano de Sousa, is today an exclusive guest room for foreign heads of state visiting Portugal. It was classified as a National Monument in 1910.
The Palácio da Regaleira is the main building and the most common name of the Quinta da Regaleira palace, and the farm benefits from the micro-climate of the Sintra mountains, which greatly contributes to the lush gardens and the constant fog, which thickens its aura of mystery.
The palace is located on the hillside and a short distance from the Historic Center of Sintra, being classified as a Property of Public Interest since 2002.The same forms an integral part of the cultural landscape of Sintra, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995.
Roca Cape is the westernmost point of mainland Portugal, as well as continental Europe. Located in the parish of Colares, municipality of Sintra, Cabo forms the western end of the Serra de Sintra, precipitating itself over the Atlantic Ocean.Luís Vaz de Camões, the Portuguese poet may described it in Canto III dos Lusíadas as the place “Where the land ends and the sea begins”.
- What To ExpectIn these monuments inserted in the Natural Park of Sintra, visitors will get to know a little about the History of Portugal, in addition to seeing wonderful works of architecture
- What Is Included- Private transportation
- Live commentary
- Hotel pickup and drop off
- What Is Not Included- Tickets to the monuments
- Food and drinks