Portugal swept the World Travel Awards in 2019, snagging the title of Europe’s Leading Travel Destination for the third year in a row and capturing 39 wins in all. Lisbon, Portugal’s capital, was named the top city break destination — the place to go for a short European holiday or long weekend break. With more …
If you go to Lisbon, you truly should visit Sintra National Park. It’s the perfect day trip from the city, but you very well may want to stay much longer!
Portugal, and Lisbon in particular, has been popping up lately as a hot travel destination – and with good reason.
Head to storybook Sintra, Portugal’s enchanting resort town just 30 minutes from Lisbon, known for its fragrant forests, crisp air and a royal retreat – Tivoli Palácio de Seteais, an 18th-century Portuguese palace turned hotel.
Sintra, Portugal, a picturesque city outside of Lisbon, is home to numerous palaces, villas, mansions, castles, and churches. The most stunning of the sights is the Pena National Palace, which looks like a fairy-tale castle.
Planning a day trip to Sintra? Sintra is a charming UNESCO-listed town nestled in the foothills of Portugal’s Sintra Mountains and a crown jewel in the Portuguese Riviera region. It features a number of historic estates, gardens, royal palaces, castles and military fortifications, which makes it one of the most-visited places in Portugal and a popular day trip from Lisbon. Read on for all the places you have to see if you only have 1 day in Sintra!
Sintra, Portugal is every bit a fairy-tale town; where secret gardens hide upside-down towers, an ancient stone fortress stands as sentinel and a fanciful rainbow castle looks out over all the land. The palaces of Sintra are less…