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  1. Portugal
  2. Lisboa Region
  3. Sintra
  4. Pena Palace

Sintra: Castle of the Moors Fast Track Ticket

Product ID: 156891
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Visit the Castle of the Moors sat high above the surrounding forest overlooking the Sintra Hills. Enjoy and discover a birds eye view of the surrounding landscape.
About this ticket
Valid 1 day
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Wheelchair accessible
Cancellation policy
This activity is non-refundable

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit a fortification built in the 10th century and enjoy an incredible view of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Skip the line and get into the palace quicker
  • Admire the unique landscape over Sintra town
Full description
The Castle of the Moors was classified as a National Monument in 1910 and it also forms part of the Sintra Cultural Landscape classified by UNESCO as World Heritage Site in 1995. It soars 412 m above sea level and looms high above the surrounding forest. 

The 10th-century Moorish castle’s dizzying ramparts stretch across the mountain ridges and past moss-clad boulders the size of small buses. The best walking route here from Sintra-Vila is not along the main road but the quicker, partly off-road route via Rua Marechal Saldanha. The steep trail is around 2 km, but quiet and rewarding. 

Once you reach the castle, the views over Sintra’s palace-dotted hill, across to the glittering Atlantic are breathtaking. Along the walkways, you can admire the unique landscape that in the foreground features Sintra town and its town hall, the Palace of Pena and the hills. In the background, admire the extensive plain running northwards and the Atlantic Ocean.
Includes
  • Castle of the Moors Fast Track Ticket
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation to the castle

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Castle of the Moors

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Please note the last admission is at 7:00 PM
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