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Sintra Tram

Avenue Heliodoro Salgado, Sintra, Portugal
+351 21 923 8789
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Eccentric, slow and lovely

Sintra's old tram service to the coast was delightful, taking you from the town to the beach at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
alvin f
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Mellor, United Kingdom
via mobile
Slow visit to the beach

The tram is loud and slow, but a lovely way to travel if there's no rush and it wasn't expensive... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
The_Travel_Bunch
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“vintage tram” (3 reviews)
“fun ride” (2 reviews)
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Avenue Heliodoro Salgado, Sintra, Portugal
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+351 21 923 8789
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sintra's old tram service to the coast was delightful, taking you from the town to the beach at little more than walking pace. Step back in time to a simpler age

Thank alvin f
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The tram is loud and slow, but a lovely way to travel if there's no rush and it wasn't expensive (8euros for our family). We arrived 20 mins early and there was space on a hot weekend, but it's a fairly long wait between trams....More

3  Thank The_Travel_Bunch
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't think of a better way to get to the beach from Sintra. Pop into the nearby ticket office to buy your ticket and then relax of the slow journey down to Pria Das Macas, taking in the sights. Ok, it's a bit noisy,...More

2  Thank I S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed this trip very much, but there was an unexpected problem- it’s very noisy! The tram is really old, so it creaks awfully while turning. But the nature is beautiful, so anyway, you’ll enjoy it

2  Thank Mariya1224
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Makes for an interesting ride throughout the older parts of Lisbon. However, we waited 45 minutes to alight, then not all passengers were able to sit.

1  Thank Eniko H
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

great experience the electric cars...great way to get around, portugal has great public transportation

2  Thank Mila1013
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

It is worth doing a tram 28 trip It is better if you board the bus at the first stop at Martim Moniz. You can get a place to sit. At times there is a long queue and you will have to wait for 40...More

1  Thank Dnyate
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

Excellent trip. This tram goes from the Sintra City to the beaches. Along the way the scenery is breathtaking and as the tram is slow it gives even a poor photographer time to take excellent photos. Everyone should try this fantastic trip in an original...More

2  Thank Joao F
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Fun little tram ride through the countryside that will take you to the "locals" beach. There are several restaurants in town, i can recommend Villa Caca

Thank Runesyzygy
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

From Sintra to Maçãs beach, it realy worth to go. Tram goes every hour n the summer time, drivers was very nice.

Thank _bolachaamariaa93
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leneme
9 January 2018|
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Response from suz!p | Reviewed this property |
The tram usually runs on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (even in the winter) so as May 1st is a Tuesday I'm afraid it probably isn't running - sorry! But as it's a public holiday there may be a special service - I have seen... More
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Eclectictraveler17
6 September 2017|
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Response from JaninedeBric | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we live in Praia das Maçãs (the terminus of the tram), and confirm that it runs year round. During May, service is mostly regular (about every two hours, nearly every day) and during the winter months, it slows down... More
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MrsHouseElf
15 August 2017|
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Response from James M | Reviewed this property |
I found on the city municipal of Sintra website an Horário de Verão 2017 do Eléctrico de Sintra (summer schedule of the Sintra tram 2017). It goes to 24 September 2017. Website is something like cm-sintra. pt We asked while... More
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