Parque de Monserrate, Sintra

4.8
#2 of 15 in Parks in Sintra
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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  • The castle is beautiful. You will see it on your tour of the area. The area is beautiful. You can spend more than an hour here.  more »
  • This was the best garden I visited in sintra.the variety of trees ,ferns and flowers was tremendous.it was well laid out and visually stunning.it didn't have the crowds that some of the other places h...  more »
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