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Address: Avenue Heliodoro Salgado, Sintra, Portugal
Phone Number: (+351) 21 923 87 89)
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Electrico de Sintra

The Sintra Tram is over 100 years old and links the centre of Sintra to Praia (beach) das Maçãs. It is a beautiful trip of around one hour (the return is another hour) going... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Sintra, Portugal
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The Sintra Tram is over 100 years old and links the centre of Sintra to Praia (beach) das Maçãs. It is a beautiful trip of around one hour (the return is another hour) going through a very nice and quiet road with lots of vegetation. The ideal season to do this trip is Spring or Summer. You can spend some... More 

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Riga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Little tram:) from the era of dinosaurs :). Nice and cute and making a lot of noise. About 45 minutes from Sintra to Praia Macas allow to see mountains, old villas and enjoy beautiful views.

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Rome, Lazio, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

the trip to the beach takes 45 minutes more or less. the staff is not prepared (or maybe they done everything on purpouse) first they told me the price (3€) was for a return trip but when i decided to come back i had to pay again, and also they don't respect the timetable and they don't tell you when... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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106 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Hello Travellers! First of All this is a very good journey by the village of Sintra and Sea!, This is na OLD train notice so of course it will squeeze and make noises and its confortable but its not a couch, its a locomotive ride, so i think its na oportunity to ride na old train with good views over... More 

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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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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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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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Kent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 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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Address: Avenue Heliodoro Salgado, Sintra, Portugal
Phone Number: (+351) 21 923 87 89)
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Sintra Municipality  >  Sintra

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