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Serenity just a few miles from the crowds

Hiking the forests below Sintra is a wonderful way to escape the crowds and busy-ness of the coast... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ksanctoclaros
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Shepherdstown, West Virginia
Take a deep breath and live ...

The Santuario da Peninha is one of the highlights of the Serra da Sintra National Park but this... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
carlos3005emlisboa
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Central Portugal, Portugal
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EN 247, Peninha, Serra de Sintra, 2710 Sintra, Colares 2710-000, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Hiking the forests below Sintra is a wonderful way to escape the crowds and busy-ness of the coast from Cascais to Lisbon. It's cool in there and the rock formations are extraordinary. You'll need a car to get there....parking is available and there is no...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Instead of braving the crowds at the more-visited attractions in Sintra, try this park for both stupendous views and hikes going off in several directions. Also, the ruins are quite interesting--left to themselves, you can make up your own stories about this convent on the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Santuário da Peninha is a place where you can rest your mind and enjoy the beauty of nature The views are fantastic , invite your imagination to go to destinations never before It's a peaceful and romantic place

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

The Santuario da Peninha is one of the highlights of the Serra da Sintra National Park but this remote and isolated chapel and palace is virtually unknown by foreign tourists. Peninha stands atop a craggy rocky outcrop and this dramatic, wind blasted location provides spectacular...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank carlos3005emlisboa
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Margaret L
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Response from JaninedeBric | Reviewed this property |
Should be about €10 one way, but you’d need to ask them to stay as there would be no taxi coming back to pick you up. I’d reckon you could negotiate a round trip for €20-25. But that’s a rough estimate.
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