The Travesseiros de Sintra are one of the most sought after sweets in Sintra, by both locals and tourists alike. Travesseiros are made with puff pastry, egg yolks, almonds and sugar, and are universally recognised as one of Sintra's greatest delicacies. One can really not explain in words how delicious they are or their unique feel, but you really do have to taste one to understand. Piriquita, a pastry shop in Sintra, has the absolute best ones. Don't miss it on your trip to Sintra!