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

Lighthouse Cabo da Roca Sunset Sintra

Cabo da Roca

Cabo da Roca is a wild and windy headland, rising 140 metres above sea level. It is well known for being the westernmost point of mainland Europe. The main access to the area is along the sinuous road that comes … Read More

Monserrate Palace Sintra - South View

Monserrate Palace

The Monserrate Palace is one of the most beautiful architectural and landscape creations of Portugal Romanticism. Sir Francis Cook, an English millionaire of the textile trade, 1st Viscount of Monserrate and owner of one of the greatest private art collections … 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

Giribeto beach Sunset Malveira Sintra

Hiking and walking in Sintra

Head to Sintra and find how marvellous and lush greenery is the landscape, and you can walk by the hiking trails, marked on the ground, with the help of geo maps that you can download from Sintra municipality website. The … Read More

Tourism Exhibition at Utrecht

Tourism Exhibition at Utrecht

Tourism Exhibition at Utrecht Sintra’s region is unique! A rich botanical and sea area, combined with world heritage patrimony, get together and promote a unique active tourism. Nature, sports, outdoor and fun, only 30 minutes away from Lisbon, the capital. … Read More