Casa do Ciprestre from the portuguese architect Raul Lino

Raul Lino Architect House | Sintra

Raul Lino (1879 – 1974) was a Portuguese architect, was born in Lisbon, Portugal. Son of a wholesaler for building materials, Lino studied at Windsor – England – in 1890, for three years, and then moved to Germany where he worked with Albrecht … Read More

Flea Market - Ginger biscuits "Monte do Chapim"

Flea Markets – tradition & trendy

Come to Sintra and enjoy a different day at a traditional flea market, tasting home made delicious cookies, or enjoying the flavour of grilled sausages, ham and cheese over a crunchy bread baked in a wood oven. S. Pedro de … Read More

Chalet of the Condessa of Edla

Chalet of the Condessa of Edla

Chalet of the Condessa of Edla, it´s a 19th century mansion built by King Ferdinand II and his second wife Elise Hensler (Countess of Edla) between 1864 and 1869. The building is extremely picturesque, keeping the alpine chalet model that … Read More