The town of Sintra is famous for the beautiful and colourful Palacio da Pena which dominates the skyline, vivid against the bright blue Portugese skies. Sintra is a picturesque town, teeming with historic monuments and attractions, charming cobbled streets and traditional houses, shops and cafes which makes it a popular choice for people wishing to buy property in Portugal. It is located in the Serra de Sintra hills which give it a slightly cooler climate which attracted many of Portugal's elite to build stunning property here. It is within the Parque Natural de Sintra-Cascais which includes the lush forests around Sintra and Cascais's rugged and dramtic coastline. Sintra is close to both the seaside locations of Estoril and Cascais and only 15km from the centre of Portugal's cosmopolitan capital, Lisbon. It offers a lot of premium real estate opportunities so why not check out our real estate listings of properties for sale in Sintra.