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The Best Moorish Castle Sintra Tickets 2024

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About Castelo dos Mouros tickets

Experience the thrill of exploring a 9th-century fortification with skip-the-line Moorish Castle Sintra tickets. Wander through ancient ruins set among dense forests and enjoy breathtaking views over the Serra De Sintra hills. Seamlessly dive into a journey through history and stunning landscapes.


Moorish Castle Sintra Tickets

Discover the magic of Sintra with Moorish Castle Sintra tickets. This journey takes you to an ancient fortress high above the forest. Built in the 9th century, the Moorish Castle is a testament to time, with walls stretching across mountain ridges. Walking up to the Castle is an adventure in itself, but once you reach the top, you'll be greeted by the stunning views. You can stroll along ancient ramparts, enjoy panoramic views of hills and forests, and see the whole town of Sintra, its palaces, and even the Atlantic Ocean.

The Moorish Castle is a National Monument and part of UNESCO's World Heritage Site, located 412 meters above sea level. Evidence of the Neolithic and Chalcolithic occupation, the Bronze Age, the Iron Age, and Roman times has also been found, extending its historical value.

Visiting this Castle is more than just a tour; it's a journey through history. This is your chance to connect with Portugal's rich past and enjoy stunning natural scenery. So, grab your Moorish Castle Sintra tickets for an unforgettable adventure!

  • Castle of the Moors Fast Track Ticket
  • Skip the line access
X not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to the Castle
suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
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Meeting Point

Castelo dos Mouros, 2710-405 Sintra, Portugal

How do you get to the Castle of the Moors?

By Car:

From Lisbon: Take IC19

From Mafra: Take IC30

From A5 (to Cascais): Use EN9 (exit from A5)

In Sintra's historic center, follow the vertical sign towards the Moorish Castle (3.5 km)

GPS Coordinates: 38º 47’ 24.25” N 9º 23’ 21.47” W

By Public Transport from Lisbon to Sintra:

  • Take the Sintra Line train (CP)

Departure stations: Estação do Oriente, Estação do Rossio, Estação de Entrecampos

From Sintra to Castle of the Moors (Sintra Station, Pena Circuit):

  • Take Scotturb bus No. 434 from Sintra Railway Station.

This bus route directly connects the railway station to the Moorish Castle.

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Get the best value ticket with an unforgettable experience guaranteed!


Visit one of Sintra's most popular destinations, acquired and restored by Ferdinand II and known for its stunning landscape and cultural significance.


Explore a 9th-century fortification and enjoy the picturesque trails, offering a serene approach to the Castle.


Explore historic ruins surrounded by lush forests that are a key part of Sintra's Cultural Landscape, recognized by UNESCO.


Skip the line for quicker access, allowing more time to enjoy the Castle's majestic beauty.

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FAQ - Moorish Castle Sintra Tickets

Is the Moorish Castle Sintra accessible and easy to reach?

Yes, the Moorish Castle is accessible by car and public transportation from Lisbon. The site is located about 30 kilometers from Lisbon, and you can take a train from Lisbon to Sintra and then a bus from Sintra station to the Castle.

Are there any walking routes to the Moorish Castle Sintra?

Yes, the Castle's 10th century ramparts stretch across mountain ridges, and there is a scenic walking route from Sintra-Vila taking you to the entrance to the Castle. The trail is around 2 km long and offers a quieter, partly off-road experience leading up to the Castle.

What else can I do after visiting the Moorish Castle Sintra?

Sintra is rich in attractions. After exploring the history of the Castle, you can book tickets online for the nearby landmarks like the National Palace of Pena, Quinta da Regaleira, and the National Palace of Sintra, all offering picturesque views and historical insights.

Can I explore the Moorish Castle Sintra on my own?

Absolutely! You can self-explore the Castle, walking along its ancient walls and enjoying varied views. This is an experience that allows you to take in the history and beauty of the site at your own pace. But if you're interested in a full-day and fully planned adventure, you should consider booking a Lisbon to Sintra Day Trip.
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Enjoy a seamless exploration of a site classified as a National Monument since 1910!

Know before you go

  • Be aware that these tickets cannot be refunded once purchased.
  • Your ticket is valid for one day, so plan your visit accordingly.
  • The site is wheelchair accessible, making it inclusive for all.
  • Open from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM but closed early on certain holidays. Note that the last admission to the castle is at 5:00 PM.
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Highly Recommend It!

The Castle of the Moors was a highlight of my day trip to Sintra. The views were spectacular, showcasing numerous other castles and historical landmarks. Despite the popularity, the queues were short and more relaxed than expected. The food prices at the kiosk were reasonable, and visiting the castle is something I would definitely recommend!


Hassle-Free Visit.

The hike to Moorish Castle and Pena Palace in Sintra was more manageable and easier than I thought. Different groups of people were trekking up, so it was possible for anyone. The Castle's walls offered amazing views of dense forests and sites nearby. Visiting Moorish Castle was an absolutely worthwhile experience!


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