Sintra – The National Palace of Sintra

After approximately 30 minutes walk from the Moorish Castle  I arrived at my last destination in Sintra – the National Palace of Sintra. The palace was built on the site of the 8th century Moorish governor’s palace and, until the 1880s, it was the favourite summer residence of the Portuguese royal family.

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