Parque de Monserrate, Sintra

4.8
#2 of 7 in Nature in Lisbon District
National Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Get to know the 2,500 species of plants found among lakes, waterfalls, and ruins at Parque de Monserrate, a beautiful palace and garden that counts the likes of Lord Byron among its visitors. Masters gardeners and botanists designed the lawns, which bloom with Portuguese native plants as well as flora from five continents. Cork oak trees and holly trees provide shade to visitors strolling the pathways. Do not miss the palace either--one of the finest Romantic structures in Portugal. Highlights include the music room, reception room, and fascinating Indian living room, and you can tour the private living quarters as well. Use our Sintra vacation planner to visit Parque de Monserrate on your trip to Sintra, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We walked from Sintra town up to Parque de Montserrate passing through the lovely narrow roads, about 1 hour or so. This palace and gardens is not so popular as the other palaces around Sintra but...  more »
  • You can't miss this place! The gardens are full of history with plants and trees from all over the globe. Magical to say the least! The Palace is magnificent and you won't feel this location as...  more »

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