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Make a holiday rental villa or accommodation in Sintra, Portugal your home away from home

The city of Sintra is hugely famous in Portugal. For centuries, Sintra has been the royal city in Portugal, and the stunning skyline of the town prompted Lord Byron to describe it as a ‘glorious Eden’, and forced UNESCO to name the whole town on the World Heritage List. If you ever get the chance to stay in Sintra accommodation, it will immediately become obvious what all the fuss was about. Picturesque situated between rocky crags on the Sierra de Sintra range with views over the coast, Sintra is an absolutely stunning town in countryside that would rival any region for beauty.

Things to do on holiday in Sintra, Portugal

There are very few people who can resist taking a horse drawn carriage through the old part of Sintra. Walking is another great option, but it is hard to concentrate on where your next foot will fall as you gaze around the buildings, monuments and palaces which make up the centre! The conical chimneys of the Palacio Nacional da Vila which dominate the skyline pinpoint the centre of town if you loose your bearings after a quick tour from your Sintra villa rental. There are a range of lavish palaces throughout the town, each designed to show off the owner’s wealth, the most impressive of which is possibly the Palacio da Pena. The Castelo dos Mouros and the ancient Moorish cistern are worth exploring, but there is so much of value to visit within the town centre, the best way to explore is to simply take to the streets with a good camera and a guide book from the Sintra tourist information office. The pre-historic tombs which can be found throughout the surrounding countryside may not be as visually captivating as the buildings of central Sintra, but they are no less impressive.

The Museu de Brinquedo toy museum is a wonderful collection of toys from throughout the years, displaying some truly remarkable items. There are also art galleries of note in Sintra, including the Casa Museu Leal de Camara, the Galeria de Arte Municipal de Sintra and the Museu de Arte Moderna. In fact, there are so many top class museums in Sintra, that whatever your interests, there should be one to enthral you during your stay in a self catering Sintra holiday rental property.

Sintra is a wonderful place to eat, drink and relax. The cuisine is renowned throughout the region and Sintra is home to many top class restaurants which were attracted by the quality of local ingredients and the wines which are produced from vineyards clearly visible from Sintra accommodation.

Places to visit on holiday in Sintra, Portugal

If you can bear to leave Sintra for just a few hours, the amazing Atlantic beaches of Portugal’s Costa do Estoril await. There is even a tram service which whisks residents of accommodation in Sintra from their villas and holiday rental properties in Sintra to the villages along the coast. Praia Grande is a very popular beach where the young surf crashing Atlantic rollers and elder inhabitants relax on the soft sand, soaking in the sun and absorbing the joyful atmosphere. There are also some great cliff walks to enjoy, including those which take in Cabo da Roca, Europe’s most westerly point.

Weather in Sintra, Portugal

Summer in Sintra is wonderful. Monthly averages stay around 27˚C in the summer, meaning that whilst the beaches are a huge asset, you can happily wander the streets surrounding your Sintra villa without getting too hot.

Travel to Sintra, Portugal

Lisbon International Airport (LIS) is the closest to any Sintra villa or holiday rental property. Sintra has always benefited from its proximity to Lisbon, and the transport networks from the Portuguese capital mean that reaching a Sintra holiday rental villa is very painless. There are a huge range of airlines providing services, by easyJet provide the largest range.

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                                                                                                      Casa vacanze perfetta!

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                                                                                                      il posto dove siamo stati era molta silenziosa , la casa la abbiamo trovata pulita, ordinata e era fornita di tutto il necessario. Il propetario é stato molto gentile. Ci ritorneremo di sicuro !!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 07, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Gorgeous house in a gorgeous place!

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                                                                                                      We had such a great week here! The house is fantastic - the photos don't do it justice - and Sintra is beautiful. Make sure you take a trip to Praia Adraga - the most incredible beach and only a 15 minute drive from the house.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 05, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017