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The English Country House

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Palace of Monserrate




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Meeting Point

Main entrance of the Palace of Monserrate (15 minutes before scheduled start time)


+351 21 923 73 00

Want to visit England without setting foot outside Portugal? There’s only one place in the country that’s magical enough to make that possible: Sintra.


From William Beckford to Lord Byron, the pleasant valley of Colares enchanted all the English people visiting the surroundings od the capital. One of them, Francis Cook, made his mark on Portugal’s cultural landscape by leaving behind a property akin to a British manor house. Amid cascades, exotic gardens, rose bushes and sprawling lawns, the Palace of Monserrate reveals the traditional spaces for ladies and gentlemen found in any English country house on a reduced scale, as well as the upstairs and downstairs quarters.


The tour will include access to an area that is normally closed to the public, providing a glimpse of the splendour that only Sintra can offer.


Limited by several stretches of stairs with no ramp.


Adult/Senior (>18 years old)
50 €
Junior (6-17 years old)
20 €
Per family (2 adults + 2 juniors)
120 €




You can make your experience even more memorable with a brunch or a lunch in the Monserrate Tea House. Reservations via e-mail ([email protected] ) 72 hours in advance.


  • Menu: Scone; toast; croissant; grain bread; butter; candy; ham; cheese; yogurt; granola; quiche; apple cake with cinnamon; queijada (traditional cheesecake); fruit; natural juice; water; tea or galão (hot drink made with espresso and milk) or hot chocolate; coffee
  • Price 2 people: 32€
  • Family price (2 adults + 2 children up to 12 years old): 50€



  • Upon request

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