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Sintra - Mafra - Ericeira

Full Day (8 hours) Starting from 220 €

The National Palace is in the historical center, impressive monument, known to be the only royal palace in the country, of medieval origin, which remains intact. The splendid combination of styles - Moorish, Gothic and Manueline - as well as its richly decorated rooms, the oriental type of tiles, delicate paintings, antique furniture and beautiful tapestries well worth a visit to this palace. However, the most notable features of this monument are the two tall conical chimneys - a real reference point in the misty air of Sintra.

The eccentric Pena Palace, one of the major symbol of the Sintra landscape, is considered one of the most original architectural masterpieces of Portugal. Resembles a fairytale palace and displays a fusion of styles Gothic, Manueline, Moorish and Indian. Dates back to the nineteenth century and is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage, containing a number of exotic turrets, bastions and pastel domes, windows Carefully crafted frames and pinnacles of shining colors.

Built by King Ferdinand II and Queen Mary in order to create an idyllic retreat for royalty, this romantic palace contains Victorian-style rooms, trompe-d'oeils, real furniture and magnificently intense cuidados. Chuva gardens which until then had fallen ceased and the clothes people were miraculously dry. The grand vision of the Mafra National Palace, exemplary monument of the wealth of the eighteenth century, is an unforgettable experience. Built by King João V, the Palace and Convent of Mafra is the most important monument of the Portuguese Baroque, surprising with a rare library of 40,000 books and a set of unique chimes in the world who still continue activos.

Dos cloisters of the Convent we went to the National Hunting Reserve of Mafra, where nature in its wild state the will delight. Set up as a real hunting ground in the eighteenth century, this area of 800 hectares is a true Eden, given the large vegetable wealth and varied wildlife, including deer, wild boar, foxes, partridges and birds of all espécie. A Tapada Mafra offers plenty of activities that take full advantage of this "true natural gem." You can take the train to visit Tapada or on foot, bike or horse.

Also in this region saloia, follow north towards Ericeira, a seaside town with eight centuries of history and a tourist destination rather apreciado. A its vast area beaches and its clean waters are a magnet for those who want to catch some sun or for surfing, bodyboarding and skimming. With long fishing tradition, Ericeira is also recommended for the quality of its seafood and fish that make any delicious snack.

 

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