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

Boston Globe Travel Show 2017

Boston Globe Travel Show

Sintra Houses by Lendas de Sintra, through the Tourism Division of the Sintra City Hall and in partnership with Parques de Sintra Monte da Lua, is once again present this year, at the Boston Globe Travel Show. February 9-12 2017 … 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

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

Photo by Nuno Antunes

“Sintra – Patrimónios” – Photos at MU.SA

From 10th December until 15 January 2017 the Art Museum of Sintra – MU.SA will held a joint exhibition from four know photographers, namely Cristina Alves, EMIGUS, Nuno Antunes and Taylor Moore, called “Sintra – Patrimónios”. The aim of this … Read More

Boston Globe Travel Show

Boston Globe Travel Show

Boston Globe Travel Show Sintra Houses by Lendas de Sintra, a Portuguese brand of serviced villas, will be present, through the tourism Division of Sintra city hall, at the tourism exhibition “Boston Globe Travel Show” to be held from 18 to 21 … Read More

Cortex - Short Film Festival

Cortex – Short Film Festival

Cortex-Short Film Festival The 6th Edition of the Cortex – Short Film Festival at Sintra, returns once again to the Centro Olga Cadaval, from the 18 to 21st February 2016. In this edition a special tribute is made to the english … Read More