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Vale dos Lagos at Parque de Pena

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Beyond beautiful

We took a restful walk and counted our blessings. This a a Spotify to recharge and get away from... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
cwgreene
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Chicago, Illinois
Escape the crowds

While everyone is up at the palace come here for some quiet. There are a series of lakes nestled... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Climb14ers
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

We took a restful walk and counted our blessings. This a a Spotify to recharge and get away from the crowds. Much needed.

Thank cwgreene
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

While everyone is up at the palace come here for some quiet. There are a series of lakes nestled amongst the trees. This is part of the park and free to access.

Thank Climb14ers
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Do this in conjunction with the palace and Moorish castle. Really this and castle and palace - throw in the chalet and lunch at the restaurant and you have a full day! 20,000 steps plus. If you are counting!

Thank annerapaczkimmins
Reviewed 1 July 2018

pena is immense, the palace and the grounds especially are gorgeous, a bit overwhelming to get to and

Thank Mila1013
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We walked from regaleira to pena lakes following a gps map and local signs, the walk up was stunning and didnt take long at all. We were there before we knew it. Seeing the lakes with the infamous duck houses is stunning, it really is...More

2  Thank Sylv R
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

I’m so glad we decided to walk from Palacio Pena down into Sintra. If we had not, we would have missed this beautiful area of the park. The waters are so pretty and are host to various type of water foul and salamanders is you...More

1  Thank IndySig
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Many visitors don't realize that the ticket to Pena Palace includes access to the huge grounds area. On the grounds is the Vale dos Lagos, a bit of a walk down from the palace but on a well marked and comfortable footpath. The small lakes...More

2  Thank John B
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Very large park, fast 100 hectares around the palace of Pena, nice to stroll with children and family, fresh air, many exotic trees and flowers, I like the high Camelia trees plenty of flowers like roses, the fountain of the little birds, the valley of...More

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Found on the internet and finally got to visit. Didn’t see any ducks the time we were there and it’s early spring, so not much in the way of flowers yet. I’d like to visit in the summer and enjoy it on a warm day....More

Thank Lori_Riggins
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This I would recommend to be seen at the end of visiting all the garden cause it;s a good place for pictures.

Thank Ana S
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