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How to get there

Public transportation

Lisbon > Sintra
By train  (CP) – Take the Sintra Line
Departure stations:
• Estação do Oriente
• Estação do Rossio
• Estação de Entrecampos

Sintra (historic centre) > National Palace of Pena
By bus (Scotturb)
• From Sintra Train Station –  Pena Circuit
From Sintra, take Scotturb bus No. 434, which runs from the railway station to the Palace of Pena.

By car

If driving to Sintra, take the IC19 (from Lisbon), IC30 (from Mafra) or EN9 (turning off the A5 motorway to Cascais).
When you arrive in the town’s historic centre, you’ll see a vertical sign showing the way to Pena (3.5 km).

GPS coordinates
38º 47’ 16.45” N 9º 23’ 15.35” W


On foot

There are footpaths signposted between the historic centre and the National Palace of Pena.
– Percurso de Santa Maria (Casa INFO > Moorish Castle/Pena; 1770 metres, 1 hour)
– Percurso da Lapa (Casa INFO > Pena; 1450 metres, 45 minutes)
– Percurso de Seteais (Seteais > Pena/Moorish Castle; 2410 metres, 1½ hours)