Written on: 26/06/2009 by malte (2 reviews written)
Already Lord Byron described Sintra such: 'I must just observe that the village of Cintra in Estremadura is the most beautiful in the world.'
Sintra is an old village about half an hour (by train or car) from the capital Lisbon which is steeped in history and situated along a small twin-peaked 'mountain' (about 600m I think). The name of the mountain is 'Montanha Da Lua', Mountain of the Moon.
For a fairly small village, it has no less than 2 palaces (it used to be residence of the royal... (read more)
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