Moorish Castle skip-the-line tickets
Attractions & monuments

Moorish Castle skip-the-line tickets

Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 24 hours
Do this because
  • Admire a unique landscape that reveals the town of Sintra in the foreground
  • Visit the Moorish Castle, a military fortification that bears witness to the Islamic presence in the region
  • Learn the history of the castle and find out what happened after the Christian conquest
What to expect

The Moorish Castle is a military fortification that was established during the 9th-century by the North African Moors to guard the town of Sintra, but it fell into disrepair after the Christian conquest of Portugal.

It was acquired and restored by Ferdinand II as a medieval ruin, also in keeping with the romantic taste of the period.

The Castle has an irregular plan and is composed of a double belt of walls. The internal wall presents a bailey, battlements and the reinforcement provided by five fortified towers. Inside, the cistern, fed by rainwater, and the Royal Tower are some of the most interesting features.

Don't think twice, if you're looking for the best views of Sintra, visit the Moorish Castle with skip-the-line tickets to make this experience an unforgettable one.

The castle will allow you to admire, along the paths, between rocks and cliffs, a unique landscape that extends to the Atlantic Ocean, overlooking Sintra Mountains covered in green and dotted with beautiful homesteads, romantic chalets, and interesting palaces.

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What's included
  • Moorish Castle skip-the-line tickets
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Guided tour
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
Where

Estrada da Pena, 2710 Sintra, Portugal

Meeting point:

The Castle of the Moors

What to remember
  • The ticket is valid until December 31st, 2021
  • The use of a facemask is mandatory
  • Please note that a maximum limit of participants will be required to access
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When
  • Winter season: daily from 10.00am to 6.00pm
  • Summer season: daily from 9.30am to 8.00pm
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Provider
Parques de Sintra
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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