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Time and the Palace(s)

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National Palace of Sintra


By appointment





Meeting Point

Ticket Office of the National Palace of Sintra


+351 21 923 73 00

The ‘Time and the Palace(s)’ visit will demonstrate how several houses and palaces from different eras came together to form what is now known as the Palace of Sintra. The visit begins with the archaeological excavations in the Hall of Columns, where Parques de Sintra’s archaeologist will explain some of the most ancient vestiges of the Palace of Sintra, before moving on to the Upper Gardens, where traces of more primitive constructions can still be seen. Experts in engineering, conservation and restoration from the palace will dissect the different layers of time in a journey through the physical space, exploring the ancient layouts and iconography which shaped the appearance of the buildings throughout the ages.


Route with accessibility restrictions and access by stairs. Comfortable footwear suitable for walking recommended.


Adult/Senior (>18 years old)
30 €
Junior (6-17 years old)
10 €
Per family (2 adults + 2 juniors)
70 €



Previous Booking / Payment Term

Visits and Complements: 72 hours in advance


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


  • Menu: Scone; toast; croissant; grain bread; butter; jam; 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 €
  • Price for family (2 adults + 2 children up to 12 years old): 50€



  • On request



  • Menu: scone; three types of bread; cheese; ham; butter; jam; savouries; cake or queijadas de Sintra (traditional cheesecakes); fruit; juice; coffee or tea.
  • Price 2 people: 26€
  • Family price (2 adults + 2 children up to 12 years old): 38€



  • Menu: White wine; orange juice; water; queijadas from Sintra (traditional cheesecake)
  • Price 2 people: 20 €
  • Price for family (2 adults + 2 children up to 12 years old): 26€

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