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What does Sintra mean?

Sintra (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈsĩtɾɐ]) is a city and municipality in the Greater Lisbon region of Portugal, located on the Portuguese Riviera.

What is the population of Sintra in Portugal?

The population of the municipality in 2011 was 377,835, in an area of 319.23 square kilometres (123.26 sq mi). Sintra is a major tourist destination in Portugal, famed for its picturesqueness and for its numerous historic palaces and castles.

What is it like to live in Sintra?

Sintra is consistently ranked as one of the wealthiest and most expensive municipalities in both Portugal and the Iberian Peninsula as a whole.

What is the local government in Sintra?

The municipality is administered by 11 civil parish ( Portuguese: freguesias) councils, with local authority to administer services and provide local governance, which are: Sintra also has numerous hamlets and villages, including the affluent village of Linhó, Sintra .

What is the origin of the word Sintra?

The toponym Sintra derives from the medieval Suntria, and points to an association with radical Indo-European cultures; the word translates into bright star or sun, commonly significant in those cultures.

How many ha is Sintra in Portugal?

3,641 ha. Sintra (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈsĩtɾɐ]) is a city and municipality in the Greater Lisbon region of Portugal, located on the Portuguese Riviera.

What to see in Sintra?

Sintras most iconic landmarks include the mediaeval Castle of the Moors, the romanticist Pena National Palace and the Portuguese Renaissance Sintra National Palace . Sintra is consistently ranked as one of the wealthiest and most expensive municipalities in both Portugal and the Iberian Peninsula as a whole.

Does Sintra have a young population?

Yet Sintra is still considered to have a structurally young population, the youngest in the Greater Metropolitan Area of Lisbon.

Is Sintra a good place to move to?

If you’re looking for a quiet and relaxed refuge next to beautiful forests and the Atlantic coastline, then Sintra is the place for you. With its rich cultural heritage, the town is a perfect place to move to if you’re considering a quiet place close to the Portuguese capital.

Is Sintra expensive to live in Portugal?

Cost of living in Sintra Luckily, in terms of rental and property prices, Sintra is still a lot less expensive than Lisbon. In Sintra you can easily find a small T2 (two-bedroom) or T3 (three-bedroom) apartment for two or three people starting at about €650 per month with higher quality accommodation being available for about €800 per month.

What is the cultural landscape of Sintra?

Most noteworthy are the medieval remains of the Castelo dos Mouros and the Convent of the Capuchos. Little wonder then that these impressive historical landmarks were classified by UNESCO as the Cultural Landscape of Sintra World Heritage site. Sintra is found to the northwest of Lisbon just beyond its city limits.

When is the best time to visit Sintra?

Located just 20 minutes by car from Lisbon, Sintra is bursting with tourists during the summer. But since we live here, we can visit anytime. The first time we visited Sintra was in the winter with few tourists around. The National Palace glowed, with twinkling white lights and a Christmas tree in front of its double cone-shaped towers.

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