Day 320 – Sintra, Portugal
We took a day trip to Sintra today. Our 40 minute train ride from Lisbon to Sintra was pleasantly comfortable. Blessed with pure sunshine and warmer weather, we explored Sintra’s natural landscape and beautiful palaces. Ryan and I were especially impressed by the incredible aerial views from the Moorish Castle and the enchanting beauty of Pena National Palace. After a day of extensive walking, we are completely beat (Ryan even fell asleep on me during our train ride back to Lisbon this evening).
(Aerial view of Sintra from the Moorish Castle)
(Sintra’s historic city center)
(Moorish Castle – 9th century)
(Regaleria Palace and Gardens)
(Pena National Palace)
(A local delicacy, almond flavored “pillow” pastries)