Changes to our services due to the pandemic: see Opening Times, Cafeterias and Stores (within Plan your visit) | 15 May 2021: Convent of the Capuchos closed on its regular opening times; traffic interruptions in Sintra due to the "Rali das Camélias" (see How to get there, within Plan your visit)

Parques De Sintra Parque E Palacio Da Pena

Points of Interest

National Palace of Pena

This was the largest kitchen in the Palace of Pena. There still remain two of the three original stoves.


Of the countless copper objects – pots, pans, frying pans, fish steamers, chocolate makers –, a set of moulds in the glass case is noteworthy, featuring the initials P.P. (Palace of Pena) and the monogram of Ferdinand II. They take on the most varied of shapes, from the format for puddings that recall fantastic castles through to pâté moulds in the shape of suckling pigs or birds depending on the intended type of pâté.