Getting to sintra from lisbon
How many trains are there from Lisbon to Sintra?
Sintra therefore has a total of six trains each hour for most of the day to and from various Lisbon stations. Last trains are at around 01.00am every night. From Lisbon Rossio at 0601 and once every hour until 0101hrs. There is also a train at 31 minutes past to Cacém, where you change for Sintra.
How do I get to Sintra?
Sintra is 25km to the west of Lisbon, and the recommended means of travel, is by train. We strongly discourage driving to Sintra, as the narrow hill roads are not designed for the heavy tourist traffic and there is very limited car parking.
How crowded is Sintra Portugal?
As Sintra is the most popular day trip from Lisbon, the town can get very crowded during the summer months, and especially at the weekends. At the height of the tourist season, there can be extremely long queues to purchase tickets and over 1-hour waits for space on the 434 tourist bus.
How to visit Sintra and Cascais from Lisbon?
➤ Sintra and Cascais with Driver/Guideis a convenient option to visit Sintra from Lisbon because you’ll be picked up at your hotel and then transported in a private vehicle.
Is Sintra Portugal worth visiting?
Once the home of Portugal’s wealthiest noble families, Sintra is still a very exclusive location, where real estate prices often reach millions of dollars. But while the town’s embedded in luxury, tourists can find many affordable hotels and hostels near the city’s center to spend the night.
What is the best hotel in Sintra?
Tivoli Palacio de Seteias is a 5-star hotel that offers an ambiance of the XVIII century that will make you feel like royalty. The hotel is filled with ballrooms with beautiful tapestries and rooms with elegant furniture. The hotel is located 1 kilometer from the center of Sintra and provides views of the Moorish Castle and Pena Palace.
How to get from Lisbon to Sintra?
Travel to Sintra is hassle-free, as there is a regular train service between Lisbon and Sintra, or a direct bus service from Cascais and Estoril (travel details are found later in this article). The most common route to combine the main sights in a single day of sightseeing is: • Train or bus to Sintra • Explore the historic centre of Sintra
Why choose Sintra as a holiday destination?
Sintra is a charming Portuguese town situated within the cooling hills of the Serra de Sintra. Hidden within these pine-covered hills are whimsical palaces, extravagant villas and the ruins of a Moors castle. The variety of fascinating historic buildings and beautiful natural scenery combine to form an outstanding tourist destination.