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Sintra travel guide

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You're Going to Love Sintra

A small city near Lisbon, Sintra in Portugal is the historic center of many takeovers and royal sieges. The quiet and grand slopes of the Sintra mountains, that overlook the city and its natural beauty, are one of the reasons why it's classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage site. Come and discover the mysterious alleyways and sample classic Portuguese cuisine.

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When to Visit Sintra

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Sintra is best to visit during the summer. Rain usually falls in the winter and the average temperature is a pleasant 58°F.

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Where to Stay in Sintra

For the royal treatment, check into Tivoli Palácio de Seteais. Travelers will also like the moderately-priced Casa Miradouro. Oh Casa Sintra is popular for budget travelers.

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How to Get Around Sintra

The Cost of Living in Sintra

Shopping Streets

Because it's just a day-trip away and mostly focused on its history, Sintra is not where you go for grand shopping. You can pick up local crafts and souvenirs at smaller shops in the town center district.

Groceries and Other

A quart of milk costs EUR0.62 and a dozen eggs is EUR1.58.

Where to Eat in Sintra

After a day of sightseeing, sit down to a hearty meal at Regional in Travessa do Municipio. Meals start at EUR13.