International Lifestyle Magazine Issue 52 - Page 59

you choose you can be sure that you will have the opportunity to discover Cultural and Natural sites that this area has to offer. Cultural sites within walking distance: Convento dos Capuchos, Palácio da Pena, Quinta da Regaleira, Peninha (sanctuary), Palácio da Villa de Sintra, Palácio de Seteais, Castelo dos Mouros, Pitoresque Villages (Azóia, Almoçageme and Malveira da Serra where Morada Sol is) Natural sites: Cabo da Roca, Sintra Hills, Local beaches (Guincho, Adraga, Ursa) The routes are perfect for first timers who may be have not experienced a walking holiday before but there are several routes to choose from and again, as you would expect, every detail has been taken into consideration to ensure you safety, so if you are without a guide you will be given a GPS Tracker to keep you on track, ensuring you find your way back home! The Atlantic walking Route passes by Morada Sol making it an interesting base also for more experienced hikers. You can read more about the hikes, along with maps outlining the routes, via the website http:// moradasol.com/walkingholidays/ Surfing breaks Surfing is huge in Portugal, with the waves giving year round fun for the beginner or the experienced surfer, even just watching them is