Viewpoints and waterfalls

Anços Waterfall

This waterfall, also known as Mourão Waterfall, is located between the villages of Maceira and Anços, closer to the latter.

Azenhas do Mar Viewpoint

A viewpoint built on cliffs, and flanked by the picturesque setting of small blue-edged houses built on the cliff top, with the sea up against the rock wall below.

Beckford Waterfall – Monserrate

This man-made waterfall is located in the Monserrate Palace Gardens, one of the most important English gardens and landscapes outside the British isles, and one of the most beautiful Romantic landscapes created in Portugal.

Cabo da Roca

Cabo da Roca is the westernmost point of the European continent, located at the far end of the Sintra Mountains, and is undoubtedly one of the most emblematic places in Portugal.

Correnteza Viewpoint

This is one of the most sought-after leisure spots in Sintra, greatly due to the monumental ensemble and the green landscape that can be seen from the walls,...

Cruz Alta Viewpoint

At 529 meters high, this viewpoint is the highest point on the Sintra Mountains. Located in the heart of Pena Park, 4 km from the historic centre, visitors can admire the Sintra Mountains in all its splendour.

Ferraria Viewpoint

The Ferraria Viewpoint is located in the heart of the town’s historic centre among alleys and staircases.

Fervença Waterfall

Also known as Bajouca Waterfall, it is located in the town of Fervença, and hence known commonly as Fervença Waterfall.

Pisões Waterfall

This small waterfall is locate very close to Quinta da Regaleira, flowing through a line of high walls that line the road.

Sanctuary of Peninha

Located at 488 meters of altitude, the Sanctuary of Peninha is part of the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park and includes a set of buildings classified as Property of Public Interest (Decree nº 129/77 of 29 September).

Santa Eufémia Viewpoint

Located in Santa Eufémia da Serra, about 470 meters above sea level, this viewpoint offers one of the most beautiful views over the municipality of Sintra, from Queluz to the Ocean.

São Martinho Churchyard Viewpoint

Located in the Town’s Historic Centre, this viewpoint is easily accessed and it is considered a true Romantic setting.

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