Four Continents 2012

Sintra day trip

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Sintra is a hilltop town some 25 km west of Lisbon, reached by suburban train, and has always been popular with royalty.

  Our first stop was the Palácio Nacional da Pena, on a hill top outside Sintra. *
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  View looking towards Lisbon. †
  The Castelo dos Mouros (Moorish Castle) on top of its hill. It is steep climb up, so we did not visit. *
  Then into Sintra town to see the Palácio Nacional de Sintra. *
 
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You can go back to Lisbon or on to our afternoon river cruise.

 

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