5 Reasons to Visit Palacio da Pena

Palacio da Pena is one of the 7 Wonders of Portugal + a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
If that’s not enough to get you moving, check bellow 5 Reasons to visit Palacio da Pena:Palacio da Pena

1- Fear (of Missing Out):  2 Million people visit this Masterpiece per year, there must be a reason !
Highly recommended to visit early in the morning to avoid big crowds

2-The Walk:  a beautiful walk in the nature, about 30 min, a bit uphill, before you get to the Palace (so please no high heels)
3-The View: no need for too much words because the picture does a good job and its even better once you are actually there.pena palace Sintra
4-The History & Romance: Construction started in 1840, considered unanimously the greatest expression of 19th-century romanticism in Portugal
5-The Reward: After your visit to Pena Palace, go to Sintra the Historical Centre and stop by Casa Piriquita, (founded in 1862) to try a delicious “Travesseiro” = a traditional pastry with egg cream and almond
(legend says there is a secret ingredient responsible for its colossal success).
travesseiros-de-sintra

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“Travesseiro” means ‘pillow’ due to their shape!

More wonderful places to visit in Sintra; HERE
Pena Palace / Palacio da Pena
All info & Ticketshere 

 

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