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

Queijada de Sintra XL

Queijada de Sintra | XL

Instead of leaving the house to buy a package of the famous Queijadas of Sintra, why not make it a family team event and, in a fast and funny way, bake the famous pastry Queijada de Sintra in XL format? … Read More

Adega Viúva Gomes, Colares Wines and Vineyards

Colares Wines and Vineyards

Why are Colares vineyards so different? Everything is different, the weather and the coastline – strong maritime winds, having the vineyards, as sole protection, palisades made of natural wood. Also unique is the fact that the vineyards are planted into … Read More

Eugaria - Sintra Nature , Portugal

Sintra-Cascais Natural Park

Sintra mountain is a small massif – the Roman promontory of the moon – set before the ocean which climbs up to 528 meters at Cruz Alta. Once the domain of bushland the mountain has changed its features after the … Read More

Pena Palace and his hill

Pena Palace

The Pena Palace stands at the top of one of the highest rocky peaks of the Sintra mountain, and on a clear day can be easily observed from a large part of the Lisbon metropolitan area. This palace is a … Read More

Fly on a Leaf | Special Offer: Win 1 Night at Sintra Houses!

Autumn is here, Sintra acquires wonderful shades and we remembered, that when we created the Sintra Houses project, we looked at the autumnal color palette and stood out at the “Vinha-Virgem-de-Veitch” plant (Parthenocissus Tricuspidata Veitchii), a creeper that was brought … Read More

Quinta da Regaleira Palace

Quinta da Regaleira

Quinta da Regaleira is one of the main attractions of Sintra, born of the eccentric creativity of an entomologist named Carvalho Monteiro, with the help of the Italian architect Luigi Manini, this property includes an amalgam of architectural styles sprinkled … Read More

Lisboa, Augusta Street, Portugal

Portugal

Portugal is located on the western coast of the Iberian Peninsula, it’s a fascinating varied country and also, one of the most visited due to it’s idyllic climate, affordable travel costs and exceptional attractions. Portugal’s varied geography ranges from the … Read More