Moorish Castle - Entrance (The Castle of the Moors)

Moorish Castle

The Moorish Castle is a fortification built in around the 10th century by the North African Moors, during their conquest of the Iberian Peninsula. They choose a strategic military location, high in the mountains between two rings of granite walls, … Read More

The courtyard of Capuchos Convent, in symbiosis with the environment

Convent of the Capuchos

In the middle of a dense forest and gigantic granite rocks of the Sintra Mountain Natural Park, lays the Capuchos Convent, an austere Franciscan monastery, with minimal impact on the natural environment and with an extremely simplistic design. The construction … Read More

VillaMaria CasadaCapela Sintra Houses

Vacation Home Rentals by Sintra Houses

Villa Maria and Casa da Capela, are two magnificent holiday houses, located in the Protected Area of Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the category of “Cultural Landscape” of Sintra. Villa Maria is a picturesque … Read More