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