1 Day - Monuments Route

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A train ride from Lisbon to Sintra will take about 30 minutes. Begin your visit to Sintra at the Sintra Train Station, the last stop on this line, which opened on 2 April 1887. Enjoy the building and the azulejo tile panels.

Walk to the historic town centre by Volta do Duche, with a mandatory stop at the famous Mourisca Fountain, made by the sculptor José da Fonseca, in 1922. This beautiful fountain influenced by the modernist architecture of the 1920s was, according to its creator, designed to "dignify Sintra's most prized water”.
 
Visit the Sintra National Palace, known worldwide for the tall chimneys of the recently restored palatial kitchen. Enjoy the view from the Terreiro Rainha D. Amélia, the picturesque houses all the way up to the Moorish Castle, with its crenelated walls, cutting the sky in sunny days or shrouded in mist and a romantic aura.
 
Still in the historical centre, visit the Sintra Myths and Legends, take a virtual tour and feel part of Sintra's mysticism and history through what you will see and hear.
 
Enjoy your lunch at one of the historic centre’s restaurants.
 
After lunch, take the 434 bus (departure every 15 minutes) towards the Moorish Castle where the walls meander across the mountain and enjoy the contemplation sites to admire the view that extends from Sintra all the way to the sea.
 
Make your way to the Pena Park and Palace and be dazzled by the architecture and beauty of romanticism, as well as the lush greenery of the surrounding park, making it look like we are inside a fairy tale. Do not miss the opportunity to visit the Countess of Edla Chalet and its private and romantic garden, at the time a place for refuge and recreation for the couple.
 
Get on the 434 bus (Timetable) again to Sintra Train Station and return to Lisbon looking forward to discovering more of Sintra.

Mourisca Fountain

Sintra Nacional Palace

Coutess of Edla Chalet