Sintra village

Sintra Village is today a privileged place for tourism and leisure. Belonging to the district of Lisbon, it houses in its territory the so-called “Cultural Landscape of Sintra”, the first of its kind to be recognized in 1995 as a … Read More

Sintra Houses are a Green Key Eco Friendly Holiday Houses

You are staying at a Green Key Self-Catering Holiday Houses, which makes a special effort to protect the environment and therefore the climate. We have made improvements to ensure that both we, and you as our guest, are “greener”. Green … Read More

Vila Sassetti mansion

Pedestrian path of Vila Sassetti

Opened almost 4 years ago, the pedestrian path of Vila Sassetti is the latest link between the center of the Sintra village and Castle of the Moors, next to the Pena Park. The opening of this route was the beginning … Read More

Electric tram - Lisbon

Lisbon to Sintra

Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, is an excellent city for holidays and a unique destination in the world. Portugal welcomes a bigger number of travellers than the number of its inhabitants, and it is not by chance that the country … Read More

Wetlands of Sintra Mountains

The Sintra Mountains (Portuguese: Serra de Sintra) formed about 60 to 70 million years ago, through a geological phenomenon known as “magmatic intrusion“. This process involves the entrapment of a magma bubble within the earth’s crust that slowly solidifies, forming … Read More

National Palace of Sintra

The “Palácio Nacional de Sintra” (National Palace of Sintra), or “Palácio da Vila” (Palace of the Village), began to be built in the XV century, taking advantage of an old construction of the Muslim era, culminating in the mid-eighteenth century … Read More

Drawing in Sintra – 2º edition

Drawing in Sintra / 2º edition A detail, a landscape, a line, only stain. Sintra Houses by Lendas de Sintra® organizes another thematic workshop on October 13th, with a place in the inspiring Sintra Town.  The proposal will be to awaken … Read More

Drawing Workshop “Scratches and Echoes of Sintra”

Drawing Workshop “Scratches and Echoes of Sintra” A detail, a landscape, a line, only stain. Sintra Houses by Lendas de Sintra®, is pleased to announce its 2nd Thematic Workshop scheduled for October 6th, which will take place in the beautiful … Read More

Drawing in Sintra

1º Workshop Drawing in Sintra

Drawing in Sintra A detail, a landscape, a line, only stain. Sintra Houses by Lendas de Sintra® is pleased to announce its 1st Thematic Workshop scheduled* for  15 and 22 September, which will take place in the inspiring Sintra Town. In … Read More

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