Sintra

Portugal


Sintra almost feels like a visit to Disneyland, like a page torn from a fairy tale.

This special place is filled with incredibly different castles, palaces and majestic gardens. If you want to feel like a princess this is the place for you. Palácio Nacional da Pena was my favorite castle, a palace fit for Cinderella. The only thing missing here was a handsome prince. Sintra is small, artsy and has an awesome vibe. I haven’t found the prince but I discovered ginja, a Portuguese liqueur made from cherries and served in chocolate cups. Delicious. Life is good and this town is amazing. 

‘They lived happily ever after’

TIP: Getting to Sintra couldn’t be easier, there are direct trains that run every 15 minutes from Lisbon. The journey takes roughly 40 minutes. 

sintra13 sintra14 sintra12 sintra07 sintra10 sintra09 sintra08 sintra11 sintra04 sintra05 sintra03 sintra06 sintra02

If you need any more recommendations, drop me a line.

Advertisements

5 thoughts on “Sintra

  1. Nice shots, it did feel sort of story-bookish to me, too… Such a quaint little palace and what views from the top 👍

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s