How to get there
There are hicking trails signposted between the historic centre and the Moorish Castle.
– Santa Maria Trail (Casa INFO > Moorish Castle/Pena; 1770 metres, 1 hour)
– Seteais Trail (Seteais > Pena/Moorish Castle; 2410 metres, 1½ hours)
– Vila Sassetti Trail (Historic Centre/Largo Ferreira de Castro > Pena/Moorish Castle; 1850 metrres, 45 minutes)
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 the Moorish Castle (3.5 km).
38º 47’ 24.25” N 9º 23’ 21.47” W
Lisbon > Sintra
By train (CP) – Take the Sintra Line
• Estação do Oriente
• Estação do Rossio
• Estação de Entrecampos
Sintra (historic centre) > Moorish Castle
By bus (Scotturb)
• Sintra Station – Pena Circuit
From Sintra, take Scotturb bus No. 434, which runs from the railway station to the Moorish Castle.