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Sintra Tram

Address: Avenue Heliodoro Salgado, Sintra, Portugal
Phone Number: (+351) 21 923 87 89)
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Ranked #17 of 26 Attractions in Sintra
Type: Trams, Transportation
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Type: Trams, Transportation

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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The tram journey is a joyful trip along the interurban route down to the seaside. Only ruined by the screaming, snotty, squealing, fidgeting, vile little spoilt brats and their oblivious parents who ruined it. I could see other adults equally pissed off. This was more than one family to blame as well. It would be nice to have a child-free... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Rode the tram with wife and 2 year old daughter and can't understand the attraction. The tram looked old and not well maintained, the ride was noisy, uncomfortable sitting on wooden benches and unsafe with just a wooden beam stopping us from falling out the side. Take a bus, faster and comfortable

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London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Try and seek out as its a wonderful ride to the seaside. Can get busy in peak times. Best of attractions in Sintra and has a lot of competion.

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Fort Mill, South Carolina, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

If you don't mind the noise of an old squeaky electric tram, this is a fantastic way to see the countryside and a few other villages around Sintra. The ride takes 35 to 40 minutes and is pretty loud, but the views and the beach are fantastic.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

A not-to -be missed trip by tram through the Portuguese countryside and villages to the seaside. Then walk north along the coast for an hour. A srp back in time.

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Scotland
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136 reviews 136 reviews
38 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

In summer, the Sintra to Praia de Maças tram (electrico in Portuguese) runs an hourly service on a vintage open tram. Timetable and details can be found on the Sintra local authority pages - http://www.cm-sintra.pt/Artigo.aspx?ID=3202. It costs 2 euros single journey, and takes about 50 minutes - slowly dropping down to the beach village - but not quietly - wheels... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Sintra is a gorgeous small town near Lisbon and the sea and it looks and feels like a modern but yet medieval city with sculptures along beautiful gardens and castles and mountains and outdoor markets and restaurants. A must see!

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Victoria, Canada
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173 reviews 173 reviews
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

right in front of the palace in the center of Sintra, the little green tram can be found. It goes every 45 minutes (approx!) and is a good deal for 5 Euros. However, some of the roads it goes on are repeated to get to one place or another, and the commentary is half-hearted to say the least. Still, if... More 

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Standish, United Kingdom
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209 reviews 209 reviews
55 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Caught tram a Praia do Macas back to Sintra. My wife and I loved every minute of the trip. The journey is bliss with everyone waving to you as you pass, the scenery is breathtaking after reaching Colares when the Sintra hills and palaces come into view. Being open at the side would recommend caution if you have small children... More 

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Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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127 reviews 127 reviews
44 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

This vintage electric tram rattles and screeches its way from Pria de Macas to Sintra uo the Colores valley, and is excellent value at two euros per person, each way. However, it only operates on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and the last tram down to the coast is at 1730, which means that if you miss it, you either... More 

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