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Chalet da Condessa D’Edla

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Far from the madding crowd

Has a very comfortable restaurant with home cooked meals with very reasonable prices and charming... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Anne-Marie O
Alenquer, Portugal
Sweet little house

Cheap bargain - 2=euros .... gardens surrounding beautidpful. Learn about how a Swiss American... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Cleveland, Ohio
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To the west, the Park of Pena also contains the Chalet and Garden of the Countess of Edla, recently reopened to the public after a long process of recovery and restoration after the building was destroyed by fire in 1999. The Chalet was built by...more
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Estrada da Pena, Sintra 2710-609, Portugal
+351 21 923 7300
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Won't spoil it for you but the best place we saw in Sintra. Built in the ground of the palace in The Parc of PenaThe whole gardens are well worth the visit but this was easily the highlight. Avoid the summer and will help if...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Has a very comfortable restaurant with home cooked meals with very reasonable prices and charming atmosphere

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Anne-Marie O
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

I’ve never seen a house like the chalet da Condessa D’Edla. The chalet is to the west of the Palace of Pena and was built to resemble an Alpine Chalet. A lot of the chalet is cork...something i hadn’t seen before and the plaster is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 68lesleyb
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

We visited Chalet and gardens in September. The gardens are beautiful. We parked near Chalet and walked to Pena National Palace from here. 45 min walk. On our way back we found a bit shorter way, it was a bit faster. We bought tickets for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

We didn't get into the Chalet, but were not very disappointed. It didn't look like much.... The cork roof was weird....

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Christina F
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Cheap bargain - 2=euros .... gardens surrounding beautidpful. Learn about how a Swiss American opera star became a queen.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank annerapaczkimmins
Reviewed September 23, 2018

This place was really cute but difficult to get to! A bit far and confusing to find, I actually had to ride a tuk tuk to get to it lol Not very big, but pretty none the less.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Kingsley313
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

I stayed overnight in Sintra and had time to fully explore the grounds of Pena Palace. It's a lovely stroll down to the rebuilt chalet, and the story of the Countess is interesting, but currently, there's very little to warrant paying the additional admission to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank PlanetJM
Reviewed February 3, 2018

The Chalet is definitely worth a visit when having enough time in Sintra. If you only have one day and have not seen the Mourish castle or the Palace of Pena, then the Chalet might not be in your list. If you have seen the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Thomas K
Reviewed November 14, 2017

It is a very nice bulding, fine architecture. Beautifully restored, all in wood. Near Pena Palace. It was a very pleasant visit.

Date of experience: October 2017
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