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Tickets for Park and Pena Palace in Sintra

Step back in time at this lovingly restored fairy tale castle

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Overview
Opening hours
Park
Today:  10:00 - 18:00
Tomorrow:  10:00 - 18:00
Friday:  10:00 - 18:00
Saturday:  10:00 - 18:00
Sunday:  10:00 - 18:00
Monday:  10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday:  10:00 - 18:00
Palace
Today:  10:00 - 18:00
Tomorrow:  10:00 - 18:00
Friday:  10:00 - 18:00
Saturday:  10:00 - 18:00
Sunday:  10:00 - 18:00
Monday:  10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday:  10:00 - 18:00
Best time to visit
After 15:00
Highlights
  • Explore this picturesque royal retreat, plucked straight from a fairy tale dreamworld
  • Get lost in the 500-acre gardens, packed with exotic plant life, meandering streams, and all sorts of hidden delights
  • Marvel at the history and splendor of this UNESCO World Heritage site
Description

This picture-perfect mountain retreat was a monastery until transformed into a private palace by King Ferdinand II. The surrounding Park of Pena is just as big of a treat, full of exotic plant life and other secret treasures. Discover for yourself the 'Crown of the Sintra region'.

Originally a 16th-century monastery, Ferdinand threw out all notions of restraint and ordered its conversion into a Technicolor fairy tale fortress. The King couldn't settle on a single style, so the castle is a delightful mishmash of Romantic, Renaissance, Manueline and Moorish styles. A must-see for fans of architecture and design (and bright colors)!

Equally beautiful are the surrounding gardens. Built to take advantage of the naturally damp climate they contain over 500 species of tree from the four corners of the earth. True to form, the gardens are a sprawling grotto of hidden delights, making a perfectly serene escape from daily life.

Make sure you take the time to drink in the stunning views over the Sintra Region, western coastline, and the city of Lisbon below.

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Ticket features
Smartphone tickets accepted
Instant ticket delivery
What's included
  • Entrance to Pena Palace
  • Entrance to the park
  • Entrance to the Chalet of the Countess of Edla
  • Entrance to the Moorish Castle
Instructions

Show your smartphone ticket at the entrance of the Pena Palace park.

Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
Park and National Palace of Pena
Estrada da Pena, 2710-609, Lisbon
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Ramp leading up to the Palace entrance available (assistance necessary to use it as it is long and steep). Accessible paid transfer running every 15 min between the park entrance and the palace
Additional info

Getting there:

  • By foot: About 45 minutes walking from the center of Sintra
  • Bus: Scotturb Line 434 (Pena circuit) from Sintra Train Station
  • Train from Lisbon (Estação do Oriente, Estação do Rossio, or Estação de Entrecampos)

Transfer services:

  • There is a paid transfer service available bringing guests from the park entrance to the palace. The service runs every 15 minutes and is wheelchair accessible
  • There's a free hop-on hop-off transfer service available between the Palace and the Chalet of the Countess of Edla. Simply show your entrance ticket and hop on!
Insider tip

Try and find the hidden chalet, built to seduce Ferdinand's future wife, the Countess of Edla. What a charmer!

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Reviews
Jan 10, 2019
Park and Pena Palace in Sintra
Very nice place To visit. Buy ticket encore visit help To not lose time at the entrance.
Jan 7, 2019
Park and Pena Palace in Sintra
Very useful
Nov 21, 2018
Park and Pena Palace in Sintra
Required!!!
Nov 16, 2018
Park and Pena Palace in Sintra
Easy and quick, brought tickets online rather than waiting in line at Pena Palace
Nov 12, 2018
Park and Pena Palace in Sintra
Great spot to walk around and explore. Relatively inexpensive compared to other similar attractions.
Nov 12, 2018
Park and Pena Palace in Sintra
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Nov 8, 2018
Park and Pena Palace in Sintra
This was really fun! Beautiful palace.
Nov 7, 2018
Park and Pena Palace in Sintra
Sintra is a fabulous place for a day,ir2, exploring. The Pena palace is a crazy,amazing and joyous place. Not to be missed.
Nov 5, 2018
Park and Pena Palace in Sintra
We didn’t have to wait in line to get tickets. It was so much better to get them on line.
Oct 31, 2018
Park and Pena Palace in Sintra
Pena is one of the most amazing and unique experiences you will ever have.
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