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Timed-Entry Tickets to the National Palace of Pena & Park

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  • With these tickets, access the massive Pena Palace and admire the stunning architecture, from the many battlements and watchtowers to the drawbridge.
  • Finally, make your way to the magnificent park of Pena and soak up the natural aura of it all.
  • Upgrade your ticket to get round-trip transportation to and from the main entrance of the park and palace.
  • Take in the town of Sintra from the second-highest vantage point from the Sintra Hill. With a ticket upgrade, go on a 4.5-hr tour of Sintra.
  • Further ticket options allow you to explore Regaleira, Cabo da Roca, Cascais and Estoril on half-day and full-day tours!


  • Entrance to Pena Palace
  • Entrance to the park
  • Entrance to the Chalet of the Countess of Edla
  • Shuttle service between the main entrance of the Park and the Palace (optional)
  • Guided tour inside Pena Palace (optional)
  • Guided tour of Sintra and/or Regaleira (optional)
  • Guided tour of Cabo da Roca, Cascais & Estoril (optional)
  • Please note that you will have to enter from the house tour entrance and not the main gate.
  • The path from the entry to the Park to the Palace is around 30 minutes walking. This ticket includes the entry for Pena Palace only. Do plan your visit with enough time to arrive at Pena Palace on time.
  • There is an expected wait time of 15-20 mins at the entrance/security.
  • Access to this monument is not authorized to private vehicles. We recommended the use of the pedestrian trails available or public transportation.
  • You can park your car in the historic center of Sintra or the peripheral car parks available.
  • If the transport option is selected, the transfers included for this experience are between the main entrance of the Park and the Palace.
  • Pena Palace is in Sintra, about 30 kilometers from Lisbon.
  • There are parking lots at the park entrance but may be limited depending on the number of visitors.
  • Reduced price tickets for children aged 6-18 and seniors aged 65+ are available onsite.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

National Palace of Pena

An ode to the beauty of Portuguese architecture during the Romantic era, Pena Palace stands atop the Sintra mountain. Once a popular pilgrimage site and later the residence of the royal family, it was ultimately converted into a museum in 1991. 

Painted in attractive shades of red and yellow, the Pena Palace has been attracting thousands of visitors every year. The architecture has all the features of a Romantic-era classic with distinct Moorish and Manueline influences. Surrounding the palace is an extensive park where you will come across more than 500 species of trees. Let’s take a look at the various Pena Palace ticket options, timings, highlights, and everything else you need to know for your Pena palace tour.  

Pena Palace Tickets & Tours

Please keep in mind that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, entry into the palace will be restricted. While there are no fixed time slots for entry, the Pena palace is currently allowing entry to only two-third of its original capacity. This will ensure that social distancing is maintained throughout your visit.

You can choose from a number of Pena Palace ticket options like direct entry tickets, day tour tickets, and skip the line tickets. Let’s take a closer look at these ticket options.

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Entry Tickets

Explore one of the most important cultural icons of Portugal with your Pena Palace entry ticket. Since your ticket comes with a skip-the-line facility, you can gain direct entry into the palace without wasting precious time on entry lines. Once inside, you will be treated to a visual explosion of architectural brilliance and scenic beauty. The palace is right out of a fairytale, complete with drawbridges and watchtowers. Once you have had your fill of the beautiful palace, head over to the famous park of Pena, and enjoy its natural beauty.

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Day Trips from Lisbon

If you are looking for a comprehensive tour of Portugal away from the hustle and bustle of the city, opting for a day trip from Lisbon is your best bet. Get ready to be blown away by the picturesque Portuguese countryside as you make your way to the famous Pena Palace. Once you have explored the palace and the park, you will visit other attractions like Cabo da Roca, Boca do Inferno, the sandy beaches of Estoril, and many other beautiful destinations. Your professional guide will tell you everything you need to know about each of these attractions. 

Explore Pena Palace

One of the most recognizable tourist attractions in Portugal, the Pena Palace sees thousands of visitors every year. Here’s an overview of the highlights to watch out for on your Pena Palace tour.

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The Palace

Standing atop the Sintra mountain surrounded by a wealth of greenery, the Pena Palace is one of the most important cultural icons of Portuguese. Painted in vibrant shades of red and yellow, the architecture is reminiscent of the Romanic era with influences from the Moorish and Manueline periods. Once inside, keep a lookout for the Triton arch that symbolizes creation, the twisted columns of the auditorium, and the massive Noble Hall. 

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The Park

Surrounding the Pena Palace is 200 acres worth of lush greenery. The park is ideal for visitors to stroll through, complete with wooden benches, small ponds and statues. Here you will find more than 500 varieties of plants from all over the world, along with the lush local vegetation. It is very artistically planned, with different clusters of trees revealing ponds, winding pathways or a collection of beautiful flowers. 

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Cruz Alta

Cruz Alta or the High Cross, at almost 529 meters high is the highest point of the beautiful Sintra mountain. You can find it right in the middle of the Pena Park. Visit the Cruz Alta for amazing views of the lush greenery. Once you climb upon the peak, you will be treated to breathtaking views of the Sintra and Mafra region, along with the Tagus river estuary.

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Countess Edla’s Chalet

Visit Countess Edla’s Chalet for its rich murals, whimsical wrap-around balconies, and rich flora. Inside you will find walls decorated with masterful frescoes and unique copper and brass carvings. You will find a wide variety of plants in the garden, amassed by Chalet, D. Fernando, and the Countess of Edla in their attempt to collect spirits. A beautiful structure with romantic undertones, Countess Edla’s Chalet is a must-visit. 

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Statue of the Warrior

The National Palace of Pena and Park is filled with unique sights. One among them is the bronze statue of a knight, standing atop a pile of rocks. White the identity of the warrior remains unknown, legend has it that he represents the king standing guard over his people. Easy to spot from the palace, this statue is one of the highlights of the Pena Park.

Best Time To Visit Pena Palace

Since the Pena Palace Sintra is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the city, it attracts a large number of tourists every day. A foolproof way to avoid the crowd is to arrive at the attractions as soon as it opens at 9.30 AM or 10.00 AM depending on the season. If it is not possible for you to make it in the morning, you can choose to visit the palace around 1 hour prior to the closing time. The palace sees the most number of visitors between 11.00 AM to 12.00 PM and 3.00 PM to 4.00 PM. 

Plan Your Visit to National Palace of Pena

From opening hours to facilities, here's everything you need to know for your Pena Palace tour.

Opening Hours
How to Reach Pena Palace
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What are the Pena Palace opening hours?

Pena Palace opening times are as follows:

Till 27 March 2020: 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM

From 28 March 2020 to 30th October 2020: 09:30 AM to 07:00 PM

When is the Pena Palace closed?

The Pena Place is open throughout the year with the exception of 25th December and 1st January.

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Where is the Pena Palace located?

Pena Palace is located in Sintra, around 4 km away from the Sintra National Palace. Find out everything you need to know here.

What is thePena Palace address?

Estrada da Pena, 2710-609 Sintra, Portugal

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How can I reach Pena Palace?

Pena Palace is accessible by both train and bus. 

Nearest Bus Stop: Palacio de Pena

Nearest Station: Sintra Station

How do I reach Pena Palace From Lisbon?

The easiest way to travel from Lisbon to the Pena Place is to board the train from Rossio Train station. You will arrive at Sintra in about 40 minutes. Once you arrive at the Sintra station, you can board Bus no. 434 to arrive at the Pena Palace.

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Does the Pena Palace offer parking facilities?

There are two parking lots at the Pena Place. The first one is located at the bottom of the park and tends to be relatively empty. From here, there i about 30 minutes of uphill climb to reach the palace where the second parking lot is located, right next to the entrance. 

Does the Pena Palace offer dining facilities?

Yes. There is a restaurant located right inside the palace where you can enjoy delicious traditional Portugese cuisine. 

Is Pena Palace wheelchair accessible?

Yes, Pena Palace is wheelchair accessible. You can get one on advance request.

Pena Palace Tickets FAQs

Is Pena Palace open?

Yes. Pena Palace has reopened its doors to the public with many safety and social distancing measures in place to ensure that all visitors have a safe experience.

Are COVID-19 safety measures being put in place at the Pena Palace?

Several safety measures like increased sanitization and social distancing have been put in place at the Pena Palace.

How much is the Pena Palace ticket price?

Depending on your choice of ticket, Pena Palace ticket price will vary. However, you can expect a standard entry ticket to cost you around €14.

Should I buy Pena Palace tickets in advance?

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is advisable to pre-book your Pena Palace tickets for a safe and comfortable experience.

What is included in Pena Palace tickets?

Depending on your choice of ticket, a standard Pena Palace ticket will give you access to the palace and its adjoining park.

Which is the best way to purchase Pena Palace tickets?

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, online booking of Pena Palace tickets is advised. This will not only save you from long entry lines but will also make your experience a safe one.

Does Pena Palace offer dining options?

Yes. Pena Palace has an in-house restaurant that offers traditional Portuguese cuisine.