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Sintra Tram

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Address: Avenue Heliodoro Salgado, Sintra, Portugal
Phone Number: (+351) 21 923 87 89)
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A jump in the past

Sintra - Praia das Macas tram gives you a "jump in the past experience" but I prefere the tram 28 from Lisbon. I cannot say which is more authentic but the Sintra tram is not good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Gil13AR
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Arad County, Romania
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Arad County, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sintra - Praia das Macas tram gives you a "jump in the past experience" but I prefere the tram 28 from Lisbon. I cannot say which is more authentic but the Sintra tram is not good on a windy day and it screeches terribly. Strong nerves are needed ! You are closer to the nature than in to the bus... More 

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Sintra, Portugal
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

we took the tram with the kids to go to Praia das Maçâs and we loved it. it's taking time to do a small trip down to the beach. the only problem has been that there was no other tram to go back, we couldn't stay at the beach, we had to go back immediately. but, we liked it a... More 

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Retford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

You don't have to be a transport fanatic to enjoy this little tramway. It's more than 100 year old cars carry just 24 passengers in true old-fashioned style. It follows the steep, twisting road down from Sintra, past fields and villages to the little seaside town of Praia das Maçãs, Apart from the beach and some nice little bars and... More 

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london
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

It's quite hard to find out when the tram actually runs, so we were surprised to see it turn up at the tram stop in Praia da Macas at 3pm on a Wednesday in April! It takes about 45 minutes to get to Sintra, and at times it runs parallel to the road; at other times it runs along a... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

A really fun ride on this old tram from Sintra centre to the Atlantic Coast. Runs twice a day most days even in the winter.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

its one of the best way to explore the hilly sintra n its attractions.. friendly driver and its assistant guiding and explaining the sites as we ride along.. good

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Use it to go from Sintra to Colares and Praia das Maçãs (apple's beach) in a fancy old ride! Lovely tram but beware with the COLD! Even during summer Sintra can be a bit cold...

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Páros, Kikladhes, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

well, if you go to portugal and do not use the tram is like you never been there at all. All history and spirit is the tram, but beware, the old ones, not the modern, You need to feel the noise and distance and beaty

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

If you like trams this is an idyllic was to spend a morning. A 40 minute beautiful (though noisy) ride through wonderful countryside down to the sea. Really recommend!

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Lisboa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Visit Sintra picks up the electric to the beach of apples, and a romantic trip. Attention to schedules, does not work all year round.

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