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“Fun way to get to the beach”
Review of Sintra Tram

Sintra Tram
Ranked #15 of 79 things to do in Sintra
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The tram goes along the main road to the beach. Buy tickets at Vila Alda - Casa do Eléctrico de Sintra. Have small bills since they don't have much change.

Thank Lisa S
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

This little tram runs from the town of Sintra to the beach. Most of the trip is along the main road so it's not the most interesting of rides, although you do get some good views of the Pena Palace and the Palace of Monteserrate, but the trams have so much character. Try and sit at either the front or the back of the tram so you get a better view.

The main problem is that the tram does not run very frequently and the timetable is very hit and miss. It's all a bit casual to be honest, but that adds to its charm.

Thank Julie W
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Got the tram from Sintra to the beach. The kids loved it and so did we. Very screechy brakes at the beginning so not great for sensitive ears and slightly stressful returning due to the number of people wanting to get on and the limited places, particularly since some people were queue jumping. Overall a nice thing to do.

1  Thank Anne-Marie L
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

A city with a tram has a special charm for me and I love every time I get to ride this tram. I love when I can sit carefree and watch outside as it passes through interesting sights. totally worth the ticket

Thank Maria G
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

A great ride from Sintra to the beach. Go along an old track through villages. This is the kind of tram that moves people to wave at you as the tram passes. Watch the driver and his assistant ticket taker do all the bells and whistles. We took the round trip because the beach itself is nothing compared to more beautiful ones elsewhere, but the ride is great fun.

Thank Yvygv
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