In Sintra, you've probably already visited Palácio da Pena and Palácio da Vila, the one with the big twin chimneys.
A tip: Chalet da Condessa, the wooden Chalet built by D.Fernando II for his 2nd wife, the Countess of Edla, in the middle of the Pena Park.
I assume you came by car.
Next time, get out of the motorway and stop at Alcobaça for D.Pedro I and Ines de Castro (she was galician, after all) and Batalha, not of good memory for the spanish .
Let’s see if it is finally true.
I had plans to visit it last November, but…
But I visited the palace, anyway, as well as Queluz and Mafra.
The Royal Treasure Museum will open on June 1st at last.
It will be lodged at the hideous new wing of the Ajuda Palace and will display not only the Crown Jewels of the Royal Family but other private jewels, royal robes, paintings, etc.
This month, a few days before the Museums Day (on May 18th) I called the Ajuda Palace and asked about the opening of the Royal Treasure Museum and a very nice lady told me there were no news yet.
Now we had the comfirmation.
Newspaper Expresso will have a special edition on the Museum this weekend.
Looking forward for the visit.
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