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Sintra Mountains

Sintra Mountains

The Sintra Mountains or locally the Serra De Sintra is a mountain range in western Portugal. Its highest point is (1,736 feet [529 m]) is near Sintra. The range covers about 10 miles (16 km) from the resort town of Sintra to Cabo da Roca on the Atlantic Ocean. It was known to the Ancient World as Lunae Mons (mountains of the Moon) and was the legendary retreat of Diana the Huntress (Cynthia to the Romans, hence Çintra).

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