• Route of Romanticism

The Route of Romanticism

  • Type: Competition Experiences
  • Duration: About 6 hours | Difficulty: Easy | Date: 19th and 26th of September of 2016

Our route of Romanticism will take you into the heart of the Cultural Landscape of Sintra, UNESCO World Heritage and its fabulous architectural monuments.

Our walk starts in a beautiful wood from where we will reach the Moorish castle walls. Relive a thousand years of history in the visit to the renovated Moorish Castle. Step back further in time, and see the remains of villages from the Neolithic period with about five thousand years old.

Our journey into the amazing 19th Century begins at the Pena Park. Indulge in the intimacy of it’s gardens and large Victorian lakes. From here we will go to the “Pena” palace and it’s gorgeous architecture, the most important center of the Sintra Cultural Landscape, as well as its romantic botanical gardens. Before the guided visit to the Pena Palace you can lunch inside the palace, or bring your own picnic and have a pleasant lunch inside the lovely gardens.

Enjoy the originality of the Chalet of Countess “D’Edla” and discover the woods which are a tribute to the “Romanticism” movement.

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Table Price per Pax

1 to 6 persons – 77€ (72€ per pax for children up to 17 years old)

For more than 6 people price is on request.

This prices already include the applicable VAT tax.

Date: 19th and 26th of September

Note: The booking confirmation is dependent on the number of people that already booked for the desired day, and as such subject to be confirmed by WHP.


  • All Transfers
  • Water
  • Park and Palace of “Pena” entrance ticket + certified guide + Mourish castle entrance ticket + guided tour + Chalet and gardens of the Countess of  “D´Edla” entrance ticket
  • Hiking poles
  • Track guide
  • Personal and Liability insurances

Advised Equipment

(depending on weather)

  • Comfortable shoes soled nuts, preferably suitable for trekking
  • Hat for sun or umbrella
  • Waterproof / wind stopper jacket
  • Sun glasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes and pants suitable for trekking, preferably (avoid jeans)
  • fruit and energy bars
  • About 15€ to lunch inside the “Pena” palace, or bring  a picnic instead

7 Reasons

  • The secular and romantic streets of Sintra, full of tradition and the beautiful path through gardens and woods that connects the village to the Moorish Castle
  • The renovated Moorish castle and the remains of the ancient cultures who lived here
  • The unique architecture of Chalet of the Countess D’Edla  and its magnificent garden
  • The curious and beautiful botanical route within the Palace gardens
  • The imposing Pena Palace, maximum exponent of the Romanticism movement of the XIX century
  • The beautiful lakes of the “Parque da Pena”
  • The walk through the woods which are a tribute to the “Romanticism” movement

Meeting Points

The customers hotel pick-up time depends on the number of hotels
we have to go.


Beginning: 09:00 am
Duration: 6 hours
Not suitable activity for children under 8 years

Difficulty:  Easy  (easy)

The Romanticism Route

The Romanticism Route