Put on your walking shoes and get lost in one of the most beautiful places in Portugal. Hidden within forested hills, this former playground for the royal family is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with exquisite 19th Century architecture, pastel-colored palaces and whimsical villas.
As you arrive in Sintra, you'll immediately feel transported into a fairy tale: cobblestoned winding streets will take you to the spectacular National Palace, the best-preserved royal residence in Portugal, as you admire many more historical buildings speckled on the surrounding hills. Your guide will tell you all about their history and the kings and queens who have lived there.
What might be even more impressive than the ancient castles, are the numerous gardens and hidden treasures of Quinta da Regaleira. Let your imagination run wild while you explore this incredible villa. From its flamboyant exterior to its unexpected garden filled with lakes, caves and secret passageways, this is definitely a site you won't regret visiting!