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12 Aug 2018
“Breathtaking views wherever you look”
27 Dec 2017
“Cool Ruins, Amazing View, Good Hikes”
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

The Peninha convent is a beautiful structure that is almost in ruins, but is has some of the best views you can have around Lisbon. You should go by car, as no public transport will get you even close to this place. By car, it...More

Thank TheEUTraveler
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Now that I know about this place, I will bring friends and family who visit here instead of braving the hordes at Pena Palace. For far less stress (and crowds) you can take in the unique ruins and their beautiful colors, enjoy climbing around on...More

1  Thank JaninedeBric
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Hello travellers, if you have gone to Cabo da Roca this is very near and worth a view. It is a nice place to visit (nothing amazing) but good it has an amazing view Over the bay and Cabo da Roca, its good for hiking,...More

Thank Miupe1978
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The road to this place is not popular among tourist. Best to be driven by a local as it is a long and winding road. Wonderful sights along as you get deeper. Usually cold so bring a jacket. Ideal for those who wants to recharge...More

Thank Helde2014
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We were driving toward Cascais, and considering the beautiful clear weather our guide recommended to make a short detour to this place. We did not visit the tiny convent (not clear if possible, but not the purpose of our visit), but the view was astounding,...More

Thank marcellos375
Reviewed 23 December 2016

It was raining so maybe that was why it was uninspiring. But we walked around a bit and got drenched.

Thank S7635DBdavidk
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Absolutely well worth a visit. Certainly out of the way but incredible. The views are amazing. This is not a tourist spot. It's defintely a place full of beauty and nature.

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

You park in a small car park below the Convent and walk up a steep stony path, as you turn the corner you start to see the view.......... only one word 'WOW'

1  Thank SteveAnn18
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Capela da Peninha (or Capela de Nossa Senhora da Pena), a church from the XVII-XVIII centuries with an interesting baroque style interior. It was closed when I visited it. Facing the ocean you can see at your right Cabo da Roca, the most occidental point...More

1  Thank FiMig
Reviewed 7 October 2013

From here you can best see Cascais from top to the south. To the west you can see Cabo de Roca, the westernmost point in continental Europe. The small church was closed and there is not too much to do except enjoying the view. There...More

2  Thank valugi
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