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SINTRA: Regaleira & National Palace (Half Day)

SINTRA: Regaleira & National Palace- 3,5 hrs Tour

Tour starts in Sintra

Discover Sintra, a true glorious 'Garden of Eden', as the famous poet Lord Byron once called it. Sintra the name of the mountain and of the small town has been for centuries the hunting and summer resort of Portuguese royalty and wealthy aristocrats. Located 20 minutes from Lisbon was the first European site listed by UNESCO as a Cultural Landscape – World Heritage – in 1995.  

Visit The National Palace of Sintra inhabited for nearly eight centuries by the Portuguese monarchy and its court, combining different  architectural styles from  Gothic and Manueline elements with the incredible  Hispano-Moresque tiles decoration where you will discover with your expert guide facts and stories about Royals of the past .

Visit also the fascinating and mysterious Regaleira State and Palace. Built  by a Portuguese millionaire nicknamed Moneybags Monteiro  between  1904 e 1910, in the last days of the Portuguese monarchy this  mansion and fascinating gardens contain hidden tunnels and secretive masonic  symbolism that you shall discover with the help of your guide.