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Trip to heaven

The trip is an opportunity to take photos of the marvelous forest and houses surrounding the rails... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alcabideche, Portugal
A great little trip

To take the Sintra team to Praia Das Macas you pick it up from the MU.SE Sintra museum of Art, at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emma C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The trip is an opportunity to take photos of the marvelous forest and houses surrounding the rails path without driving a car in a narrow road

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To take the Sintra team to Praia Das Macas you pick it up from the MU.SE Sintra museum of Art, at the start of the line. Mon - Fri buy your tickets from the Vila Alda - Electric House Sintra, which is situated just before...More

1  Thank Emma C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the Sintra Tram to the beach at Praia das Maçãs. It was noisy, rattly and great fun. It meanders along at a slow enough pace to see everything, sometimes giving you a glimpse into a back garden or two. Mainly runs alongside the road...More

2  Thank KevinD2011
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Sintra's old tram service to the coast was delightful, taking you from the town to the beach at little more than walking pace. Step back in time to a simpler age

Thank alvin f
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The tram is loud and slow, but a lovely way to travel if there's no rush and it wasn't expensive (8euros for our family). We arrived 20 mins early and there was space on a hot weekend, but it's a fairly long wait between trams....More

8  Thank The_Travel_Bunch
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I can't think of a better way to get to the beach from Sintra. Pop into the nearby ticket office to buy your ticket and then relax of the slow journey down to Pria Das Macas, taking in the sights. Ok, it's a bit noisy,...More

2  Thank I S
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed this trip very much, but there was an unexpected problem- it’s very noisy! The tram is really old, so it creaks awfully while turning. But the nature is beautiful, so anyway, you’ll enjoy it

2  Thank Mariya1224
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Makes for an interesting ride throughout the older parts of Lisbon. However, we waited 45 minutes to alight, then not all passengers were able to sit.

1  Thank Eniko H
Reviewed 1 July 2018

great experience the electric cars...great way to get around, portugal has great public transportation

2  Thank Mila1013
Reviewed 29 June 2018

It is worth doing a tram 28 trip It is better if you board the bus at the first stop at Martim Moniz. You can get a place to sit. At times there is a long queue and you will have to wait for 40...More

1  Thank Dnyate
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10 January 2018|
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Response from Compass802678 | Reviewed this property |
The tram usually runs on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (even in the winter) so as May 1st is a Tuesday I'm afraid it probably isn't running - sorry! But as it's a public holiday there may be a special service - I have seen... More
6 September 2017|
Response from JaninedeBric | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we live in Praia das Maçãs (the terminus of the tram), and confirm that it runs year round. During May, service is mostly regular (about every two hours, nearly every day) and during the winter months, it slows down... More
16 August 2017|
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Response from James M | Reviewed this property |
I found on the city municipal of Sintra website an Horário de Verão 2017 do Eléctrico de Sintra (summer schedule of the Sintra tram 2017). It goes to 24 September 2017. Website is something like cm-sintra. pt We asked while... More
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