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Park and National Palace of Pena

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Pena Palace and Park Skip-The-Line Admission Ticket
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Pena Palace and Park Skip-The-Line Admission Ticket
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Reviewed today

The palace is well worth the visit, although the queues were rather long when we went so try to get there earlier than mid morning. The history is well depicted and the setting is stunning.

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

High up in the mountains, by a narrow windy road is this magnificent castle. The grounds are gorgeous hosting trees and plants from all over the world! The interior of the castle was interesting. We are so glad we visited the site early in the...More

Thank Maps811679
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took a tuk-tuk from the train station to the Pena palace and we were told it would be best to enter at the park area and avoid a long ticket line. Instead of paying 14 euros to go inside the palace we chose 7...More

Thank Allison D
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you intend to visit this wonderful place I recommend you buy tickets in advance and come early in the morning.The Palace of Pena is magical and there are plenty of good views and sites to see, beware it is steep.We came part of an...More

Thank paul19602013
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you hate crowds, beware. The queue to get in was so long and the walk from the entrance is rather steep. You can take transport from the entrance gate to get up the hill but then you need another ticket. We did not go...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a beautiful place and should not be missed. We hired a persoal driver and tour guide and it was a good move. Our guide drove us from the Train station to crowd free back enrtrances. He knew all the spots not to be...More

1  Thank mpsfolkdance
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Unfortunately way overcrowded on a weekday. Arrived there around noon knowing we’d have to wait to enter the palace. Turned out that it didn’t take us too long to enter the park, but we had to wait for approximately an hour to enter the palace....More

1  Thank aleksbfc
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Santiago became our lifelong friend after our tour with him today. He is warm, wonderful, kind, sweet, and knowledgeable. I give him my highest, heartfelt recommendation!!!!

Thank Peggy S
Reviewed 3 days ago

We arrived in the middle of the day, but in May queues are not so long, so it was OK. The place is excellent, so colorful and joyful! I think it is worth taking the time to see other places in the park, not only...More

Thank Elena257
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you ride the hop on hop off bus, you will arrive after all the crowds arrive and you will spend hours waiting in line. As soon as we got to the Sintra train station, we took an Uber straight there. And boy are we...More

Thank EricSeattle1313
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Gabriele F
19 August 2018|
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Response from ge0teach84 | Reviewed this property |
We waited online to get in for over 2 hours. the whole walkthrough through the palace probably only takes 45 minutes .to tell you the truth it wasn't even worth it. the views are better outside you could do the outside tour... More
5 August 2018|
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Response from Dorota G | Reviewed this property |
No problem with buying tickets on the spot. You can also buy them in Sintra Train Station - no queues, and helpful ladies there.
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Youssef E
25 June 2018|
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Response from traveladdict1181 | Reviewed this property |
We took the train which is 30 minutes and then the 434 bus up to the top. we decided to take a tuk tuk down as we didn’t want to wait for the bus.