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Travel Inspiration Photo #1: Sinta, Portugal

The first in what I intend to be a series of Travel Inspiration posts is from Sintra, Portugal.  The picture itself is of Pena National Palace (Palácio Nacional da Pena, in Portuguese).  This beautiful city is a short 30 km from Lisbon and on a clear day you can see this amazing palace from Lisbon proper.


To get from Lisbon to Sintra you can either drive or take a local train. Once in Sintra you can walk to explore the City on foot (as we did) or you can take the local bus to all the sites. The views from Pena National Palace are breathtaking – you see amazing farmland and even the ocean.


If you are visiting Lisbon you must (without question) take a day and visit Sintra, you will not regret spending time in this hilltop town.



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