Palácio da Pena

Type: Architecture, Attractions, Day Trips, Great Views, Historic Sites, Romantic, Sightseeing, Unusual



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Romantic Things to Do: Portugal's very own Disneyland palace crowns the highest peak of the Serra de Sintra mountain range and is one of the most distinguished landmarks in the region. The 19th-century wonder conjures up an...  Read More
Sightseeing: One of the region's most distinguished historical landmarks and a fixture on the Sintra sightseeing circuit, the Pena palace crowns the highest peak of the Serra de Sintra hills. Dating from the 19th...  Read More


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  • Romantic Things to Do: "Photograph all you like outside, but it's forbidden inside, even using smartphones."
  • Sightseeing: "Admission to the palace also includes access to the park."
  • Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: Keep and eye on the weather. The mild mico-climate means that sometimes the palace is hidden by mist or low cloud.
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: The fairytale Pena Palace completely captures the imagination of visitors who are enchanted by its whimsical architecture and splendid location.

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