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Park and National Palace of Pena: Entry Ticket

Step back in time at this lovingly restored fairy-tale castle

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Registered address: James Wattstraat 77-P, 1097 DL, Amsterdam, NL
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Wheelchair accessible Ramp leading up to the Palace entrance available (assistance necessary to use it as it is long and steep). Accessible paid transfer running every 15 min between the park entrance and the palace
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Access to Pena Palace and Lisbon Card up to 72 hours

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What's included

Entrance to Pena Palace

What's not included

Entrance to the Moorish Castle

Important information

- The time slot assigned grants access to the Palace. You can access the park anytime

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Take a transfer from the entrance of the park to the palace. The way is uphill and this comfortable shuttle will help you save some energy!

  • Explore this picturesque royal retreat, plucked straight from a fairy-tale dreamworld
  • Get lost in the 500-acre gardens, packed with exotic plant life, meandering streams, and all sorts of hidden delights
  • Marvel at the history and splendor of this UNESCO World Heritage site

This picture-perfect mountain retreat was a monastery until transformed into a private palace by King Ferdinand II. The surrounding Park of Pena is just as big of a treat, full of exotic plant life and other secret treasures. Discover for yourself the 'Crown of the Sintra region'.

Originally a 16th-century monastery, Ferdinand threw out all notions of restraint and ordered its conversion into a Technicolor fairy-tale fortress. The King couldn't settle on a single style, so the castle is a delightful mishmash of Romantic, Renaissance, Manueline and Moorish styles. A must-see for fans of architecture and design (and bright colors)!

Equally beautiful are the surrounding gardens. Built to take advantage of the naturally damp climate they contain over 500 species of tree from the four corners of the earth. True to form, the gardens are a sprawling grotto of hidden delights, making a perfectly serene escape from daily life.

Make sure you take the time to drink in the stunning views over the Sintra Region, western coastline, and the city of Lisbon below.

Insider tip

Show your smartphone ticket at the Porta Férrea entrance.

Getting there:

  • By foot: About 45 minutes walking from the center of Sintra
  • Bus: Scotturb Line 434 (Pena circuit) from Sintra Train Station
  • Train from Lisbon (Estação do Oriente, Estação do Rossio, or Estação de Entrecampos)
  • Please note that the venue is not reachable by car

Transfer services:

  • There is a paid transfer service available bringing guests from the park entrance to the palace. The service runs every 15 minutes and is wheelchair accessible
  • There's a free hop-on hop-off transfer service available between the Palace and the Chalet of the Countess of Edla. Simply show your entrance ticket and hop on!
Park
Sunday 09:00 - 19:00
Monday 09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 19:00
Thursday 09:00 - 19:00
Friday 09:00 - 19:00
Saturday 09:00 - 19:00
Palace
Sunday 09:30 - 18:30
Monday 09:30 - 18:30
Tuesday 09:30 - 18:30
Wednesday 09:30 - 18:30
Thursday 09:30 - 18:30
Friday 09:30 - 18:30
Saturday 09:30 - 18:30
Park and National Palace of Pena
Palacio Nacional de Pena, 2710-477, Sintra
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  • Get a full refund if you select a refundable ticket during checkout and cancel until 23:59 the day before you visit.
  • Rescheduling is not possible for this ticket.

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John,  United Kingdom United Kingdom
02 Apr 2024
Good
The castle and the grounds are both well worth a visit. We walked from the Sintra railway station which is quite a hike and uphill. The less fit should consider getting the bus up.
Park and Pena Palace in Sintra: Entry Ticket
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Susanne,  Portugal Portugal
17 Apr 2024
Excellent
It was a grand hike with sweet pine smells and flowers in bloom. The palace from the boulder garden at the chalet was just exquisite today.
Park and Pena Palace in Sintra: Entry Ticket
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Vanessa,  United States United States
08 Mar 2024
Excellent
Quick and easy to purchase tickets through Tiquets! Our visit to this park and palace was amazing. It is even more breath-taking in person, and rich in history.
Park and Pena Palace in Sintra: Entry Ticket

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