Palacio Nacional de Pena
Estrada da Pena, 2710 Sintra Route Planner
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Perched on one of the highest points on the Serra, this palace was built in the middle of the 19C by King Ferdinand II around an old Hieronymite monastery dating from the 16C. Its extravagance is reminiscent of the castles of Louis II of Bavaria, although it is 30 years earlier. The remains of the monastery, the Manueline cloister and the chapel with its alabaster altar, are decorated with azulejos. Fine views from the terraces over the region from the Atlantic coast to the River Tagus.


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  • From €67
    Chalet Relogio Guesthouse
    Very good 8.4
    679 m - Estrada Da Pena Nº 22, 2710-609 Sintra
  • From €86
    Eighteen21 Houses - Quinta Velha
    Suberb 9.3
    706 m - Estrada da Pena 30, 2710-609 Sintra
  • From €350
    Quinta da Paciencia
    Suberb 9
    819 m - Quinta da Paciencia de Baixo Calçada José Joaquim Gonçalves, 2710-477 Sintra

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