Sintra Travel Guide

Articles about Sintra

By Alexandra Marshall
Where to Stay Sintra’s allure is about dipping into its decorated past. Originally the 18th-century residence of the Dutch consul, the Hotel Tivoli Palácio de Seteais (doubles from $860, including breakfast) opened as a hotel in the 1950’s. A Neo...
By Jonathan Reynolds
It was good to be back. The last time my wife, Red (then, not my wife), and I visited Portugal, some two years ago, the weather was frequently rainy, but this time cloudless skies welcomed us, with timid zephyrs heralding the beginnings of spring....

Hotels in Sintra

Lawrence's Hotel, the oldest on the Iberian peninsula, is in the center of the small town of Sintra, about thirty minutes northwest of Lisbon via car.

Restaurants in Sintra

Don’t head back to Lisbon without stocking up on the local queijada pastry (made with goat cheese).