Tickets for Castle of the Moors: Skip The Line

Skip the line to this castle and get some of the best views of Sintra

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Opening hours
Today:  09:30 - 20:00
Tomorrow:  09:30 - 20:00
Friday:  09:30 - 20:00
Saturday:  09:30 - 20:00
Sunday:  09:30 - 20:00
Monday:  09:30 - 20:00
Tuesday:  09:30 - 20:00
Best time to visit
Before noon
  • Skip the line to the Castle of the Moors and get some of the best views of Sintra and beyond
  • See ancient artifacts from the Bronze Age, Iron Age, and the Neolithic period, plus the foundations of Moorish residences
  • Learn the history of the castle and find out all about the conquest of the Iberian Peninsula by the Moors

Looking for the best views of Sintra? You'll get them up at this 10th-century Moorish monument. Skip the line and walk the beautiful pathways, see ancient artifacts from the Bronze Age, Iron Age, and Neolithic period. All the while you'll learn about the castle's history and see Sintra, the Palace of Pena, and the hills beyond from a whole new perspective.

Overlooking the Sintra Hills, the Castle of the Moors is an impressive fortification which will not only provide a history lesson but also give you amazing views of the city and beyond!

Skip the line and take the scenic walkways, photograph the town of Sintra, the Palace of Pena and surrounding hills, and learn about the conquest of the Iberian Peninsula by the Moors.

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Skip The Line
What's included
Entrance to the Castle of the Moors
Entrance to Pena Palace
Entrance to the National Palace of Sintra
Changing or cancelling your ticket
  • Cancellations are not possible for this ticket
  • Changes are possible for this ticket
Castelo dos Mouros Sintra
Sintra, 2710, Lisbon
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Additional info

Getting There:

  • Train from Lisbon (Estação do Oriente, Estação do Rossio, or Estação de Entrecampos) to Sintra Train Station
  • Bus from Sintra Train Station: Scotturb Line 434 (Pena circuit)
  • By foot: About 20 minutes from the center of Sintra


  • Inside the palace, no photographs with flash or a tripod are allowed
  • No dogs are allowed in the palace and park, except for guide dogs
Jun 19, 2019
Your time is valuable and if have an opportunity to purchase skip the line tickets it is worth it. We enjoyed walking directly into the Castle of the Moors without any wait time. It is a beautiful place with luscious plants and flowers. The breathtaking views from the walls of the castle are a must see.
Jun 18, 2019
I took my 7 year old son out for the day sightseeing. We absolutely love the time we spent walking around this beautiful site. The one thing I would like to mention is the wind up there. My son and I couldn't spend as much time up on top as we wanted because we were freezing. We will be back with my wife and other children for sure!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Jun 14, 2019
Allowed quick entry saving time without needing to queue
Jun 8, 2019
Beautiful but not much to see in comparison to the other castle, unfortunately 😔
Jun 7, 2019
Loved this castle the most
May 24, 2019
Use the website or app and avoid waiting in line for tickets. Saved 20 minutes easily on a single visit.
May 23, 2019
No Problems with the pdf file. Same Price as at the Location.
May 21, 2019
May 21, 2019
Easy, no queues no hassle! Recommend
May 15, 2019
Great view, great ruins. Don’t expect some interiors

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