Pena Palace and Park

Pena Palace and Park

Looking up from the pool, and almost everywhere from the grounds, you see Serra de Sintra, the Sintra Mountain.  On the top of it, a colourful palace is erected.   What now is one of the most visited monuments in Sintra and in Portugal, used to be a chapel, constructed in the middle ages

The beaches of Sintra

The beaches of Sintra

Inspired by the recent new publication of Sintra Tourism Office, entitled Sintra Beaches, I write this blog entry.  Sintra is not primarily a beach destination, but it does have some great beaches.  Golden sand, beautiful round stones and magnificient cliffs.  Surfing, tanning, walking.  Great