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If you’re planning a visit to Sintra, the gorgeous little town about 20 miles northwest of Lisbon, you’re not going to find a lot of exuberant nightlife options. This place, once an exclusive vacation destination of Portugal’s aristocracy, is not much of a party town. The most robust nightlife scene is in the restaurants, where patrons can leisurely wine and dine for hours. However, there are a handful of bars in the city center that get good foot traffic. At Adega das Caves, you can find tourists from all over Europe (and beyond), as well as an excellent selection of Portuguese wine. Fonte da Pipa has cave-like rooms with huge plush seats where you can imbibe into the night. Estrada Velha is a more casual pub with late hours and occasional live music. Lots of locals (and those in the know) head to Taverna dos Trovadores — just south of Sintra in the nearby village of Sao Pedro — for live music on weekends.