SINTRA: PALACES, CASTLE AND CONVENT CLOSED TILL 17 JULY DUE TO FIRE RISK.
Adding to the already existing closures on the south entrances to the forest/sites now it’s almost the entire perimeter of Serra de Sintra that it’s closed. Including the touristy sites.
Palace and Park of Pena, Moors Castle, Convent of the Capuchos and Park and Palace of Monserrate closed till the 17th by legal imposition, due to extreme risk of rural fire.
This closure is due to the situation of contingency decreed for the entire mainland between which determines the prohibition of access, circulation and permanence within the forest areas, previously defined in the municipal forest protection plans against fires, as well as in forest paths, rural paths and other roads that cross them.
Tickets previously purchased for Pena Park, Moors Castle, Convent of the Capuchos and Park and Palace of Monserrate can be used on any other dates.
Tickets for visits to Pena Palace on these dates can be refunded by contacting Parques de Sintra or using the form found on this link https://www.parquesdesintra.pt/…/encerramento…/…
The National Palaces of Sintra and Queluz remain open during this period, with no changes to their normal operation.