Sintra, Portugal: The Pena Palace

published 1 month ago by Rick Steves

The colorful Pena Palace, located in the town of Sintra, is the Versailles of Portugal. In the mid-19th century, the flamboyant Prince Ferdinand built this fantasy, mixing Gothic towers, Renaissance domes, Moorish minarets, and Disney playfulness. For more European travel information, visit ricksteves.com.

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