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Sintra sights

Quinta da Regaleira

The Quinta da Regaleira is one of the most surprising of all Sintra’s monuments. Located on the outskirts of the town, it was built 1904 e 1910, in the last days of the Portuguese monarchy.

Opening Hours

  Opening Last visit Closing
1st April until 30th September 09:30 AM 07:00 PM 08:00 PM
1st October until a 31th March 09:30 AM 05:00 PM 06:00 PM

Throughout the year the Palace, the Chapel and eventual exhibition spaces are closed half an hour before the Quinta.

Closed 24 and 25 December and 1 January.
On 31 December the opening hours are 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM (last visit at 1:00 PM).

Park and Palace of Pena | Chalet of the Countess of Edla

Ex Libris of Sintra, Marvel of Portugal.

Pena Park and Palace combine the search for exoticism with the fascination for nature.
Among the exotic trees and native species, discover an unmissable series of monuments including the unrivalled Pena Palace.


Closed on 1 January and 25 December


PARK OF PENA. 9.30am to 8pm - last ticket at 7pm

PALACE OF PENA. Full Access 9.45am to 7pm - last ticket at 6.15pm

PALACE OF PENA. Terraces 9.45am to 7.30pm - last ticket at 6.45pm

CHALET OF THE COUNTESS OF EDLA. 9.30am to 8pm - last ticket at 7pm


Park and Palace of Monserrate
The notable romantic garden of a millionaire Englishman.

An exuberant garden and Palace, built by the millionaire Englishman Francis Cook. Unique testimony to the ecletic spirit of the eigtheen hundreds. In the strongly English inspired Park, the Palace blends in with one of the richest botanical gardens in Portugal. Stroll among excotic trees, waterfalls and lakes to discover this unique Park.


closed on 1 January and 25 December


Park - 9.30am to 8pm  - last ticket at 7pm

Palace- 9.30am to 7pm - last ticket at 6.15pm
Moorish Castle

The Watch Tower of the "Serra of Sintra".

The Moorish Castle denotes the period of Islamic dominance and the conquests of King Afonso Henriques, the first king of Portugal.
Learn about the archeological remains, climb the winding walls and appreciate the wonderful view over Sintra out to sea.


closed on 1 January and 25 December


Castle - 9.30am to 8pm  - last ticket at 7pm

Capuchos Convent

The Franciscan spirit in harmony with nature.

In Capuchos you will learn about a Monastery of the sixteenth century.

The Monastery of Santa Cruz of the Serra of Sintra embodies the ideal of fraternity and universal brotherhood inherent in the values of the Franciscan monks who lived there.


closed on 1 January and 25 December


Convent - 9.30am to 8pm  - last ticket at 7pm

Palace of Sintra | Palace of Queluz | Portuguese School of Equestrian Art

Parques de Sintra - Monte da Lua is now also responsible for the National Palaces of Sintra and Queluz, along with the Portuguese School of Equestrian Art, based in Queluz.

The company is taking an additional three cultural attractions under its wings, which will now join up with the Parks and Palaces of Pena and Monserrate, the Moorish Castle, the Capuchos Convent and the Chalet of the countess of Edla.
You can visit all of the Parks and Palaces of Sintra with a combined ticket, which allows you to take full advantage of a World Heritage Site situated just 30 minutes outside of Lisbon.


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