Cascais

Cascais is located between the serra de Sintra and the Atlantic Ocean, on the famous Estoril Coast. Since the late nineteenth century which is a popular tourist destination, especially after his hits have been modernized. There are many reasons for choosing Cascais as destination, since the mild climate, beautiful beaches and landscapes, to catering, hospitality and diverse animation. The architectural level, stand out, as elsewhere, coastal defence-related monuments and navigation: the fortress of Nossa Senhora da Luz, the Fort of the winch, the Guia Lighthouse, the Lighthouse of Santa Marta, among others. Highlight to the Conde de Castro Guimarães Palace, where a museum. Here you can see still some traces of Palaeolithic occupation: Alto do Cabecinho and windmills of the Goatherd, and traces of the Roman period: the villa of Watford, the villa of Old Couples and ten tanks discovered. Another great attraction of Cascais is its coastline, with highlight to the beautiful Guincho Beach, located in the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, and the famous "Boca do Inferno", a cave excavated in the rock, whose name comes from the frightening impact of waves in the rock. Cascais offers dozens of fine restaurants, where the dishes of fresh fish and seafood. Be sure to try the famous Cascais sole, sea bass and sea bream. Many other points of interest could be highlighted, cannot, however, fail to mention the Casino Estoril, the biggest casino in Europe in terms of gaming machines, and the famous Feira de Carcavelos, held every Thursday in front of the train station.

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Boca do Inferno

Cascais

It is the most spectacular natural accident of the geological formation of coasting calcareous stone showing erosion from rain water. It once might have been a cave sculpted on the rock by rain water and the strength of the waves, which cealing ended up collapsing.

Casa das Histórias Paula Rego / Casa Museu Paula Rego

Cascais

The project Casa das Histórias Paula Rego, designed by the architect Eduardo Souto Moura, consists of 750 m2 of permanent and temporary exhibition area, coffee shop, bookstore and an auditorium with seating for 195 seats. The Museum brings together 121 ...

Casino do Estoril

Cascais

Casino located in the Estoril Coast, one of the biggest in Europe. This space has seen performances by several Portuguese and international celebrities. Among the games available there are the French bank, the baccarat, the slot machines and 12 roulettes.

Farol da Guia

Cascais

When the Portuguese maritime expansion had its peak, in the 16th century, Cascais was one of the first places to have a lighthouse. The Guia lighthouse was built in 1610 and a small hermitage was built in the surrounding area ...

Farol de Santa Marta

Cascais

The farol de Santa Marta is one of the oldest in the municipality and played an important role in the safety of Cascais and the guidance of boats to dry land. Despite maintaining its functions, currently houses a museum space ...

Farol Hotel

Cascais

Is, without any doubt, a design-hotel. More. Has an enviable location, right on top of the rocks. Is a cosmopolitan space and open to new trends. Made a strong bet in a modern Mediterranean cuisine, the restaurant The Mix, and another Japanese tastes, with the Sushi Design. It is recalled that in addition to a unique location, literally, above the ...

Fortaleza de Nossa Senhora da Luz

Cascais

The fortress of Nossa Senhora da Luz has a portal with pilasters and a pediment heavy denticuladas. The coat of arms of Portuguese Crown evokes the overlapping of past wars.

Fortaleza do Guincho

Cascais

17TH century fortress with 24 rooms and three junior suites, comfortable and very elegant with a charming view of the sea. It is located between two rocky ends in the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, surrounded by dunes and vegetation. It features a refined restaurant, awarded a star in the famous Michelin Guide, where French dishes are proposed with a Portuguese touch.

Forte de São Jorge de Oitavos

Cascais

Built during the reign of Dom João IV, this fortress still maintains its primitive structure with its scuttles, its patrol walk and its stairways. The barrack, located in the middle of the stronghold and of the two waters rooftop, is ...

Forte do Guincho / Forte das Velas

Cascais

The Strong winch primitive only the outer walls and a stone plaque over the door. This Fort was the defense line of the Atlantic coast. Currently, works here a hotel and a restaurant.

Grande Real Villa Itália Hotel & Spa

Cascais

High quality Hotel located near the mouth of hell, in Cascais. The complex arose from the conversion of the old residences of King Humberto II of Italy and of the family Pinto Basto. The decor was thought to detail, with ...

Hotel Cascais Miragem

Cascais

Hotel of great refinement, with magnificent views over the Bay of Cascais, constructed almost entirely in glass. Also the rooms are designed for luxury and bold design, being almost all of them facing the sea, with private terraces, and in ...

Jardim Marechal Carmona

Cascais

A pleasant green space, with large lawns and several reasons of interest, namely a juvenile library, a mini-zoo, a children's playground and a picnic area. In the garden one can visit the museum of the counts of Castro Guimarães and ...

Marina de Cascais

Cascais

A very pleasant space, ideal for leisure and walk activities. It has several services, namely bars and restaurants, banks, shops, parking lots, among others. It is also a very much attended place in the evening.

Marina de Cascais

Cascais

A very famous and much attended marina, located by the castle in the citadel. It has a small mall and night animation.

Museu-Biblioteca Condes de Castro de Guimarães

Cascais

The Museum-Library that got its donor's name opened in 1930. During the adaptation to museum works they have been careful to keep the atmosphere of a house with its inhabitants and the interior architecture and decor motives have been stressed. Here, you will appreciate works of great artistic and documental value, including art works that picture Cascais, by Portuguese and ...

Onyria Marinha Edition Hotel & Thalasso

Cascais

Located in one of the most emblematic areas of Cascais, a holiday destination to Portuguese kings and European aristocracy, the Onyria Marinha Edition Hotel & Thalasso is a luxury charm hotel that was designed to be a place where dreams ...

Palácio do Duque de Palmela

Cascais

A palace built on the site of the demolished Fortress of Our Lady of Conceição, it was acquired in 1868 by the Duques of Palmela in order to build a summer residence there. The project belongs to the English architect ...

Palácio Estoril Hotel, Golf & Spa

Cascais

Located facing the Tamariz beach and the Casino gardens, the Hotel Palácio do Estoril is one of the most emblematic spaces in the Coast of Estoril. It has 131 rooms and 31 suites, all modernly equipped and some with a ...

Parque de Palmela

Cascais

This park was built by the Duques of Palmela around the year of 1870. It welcomed parties and bazaars and it is still the place of several cultural activities. It has an open air amphitheatre where symphonic orchestras, jazz bands, ...

Pinhal do Junqueiro

Cascais

The Pinhal do Junqueiro is a large green space with a wide populated area of pine trees. Has several suitable trails to sports, particularly cycling and jogging.

Pousada de Cascais – Cidadela Historic Hotel & Art District

Cascais

Located in the old fortress of Nossa Senhora da Luz, national heritage today, Pousada de Cascais, Historic Citadel Hotel constitutes a singular space characterized by the variety of locations and flexibility, both indoors as outdoors. Around your two interior squares ...

Praia de Avencas

Cascais

A beach surrounded by a wall, located in a noble area.There is a good quality restaurant/bar with high prices.

Praia de Parede

Cascais

A little rocky beach frequented mainly by young people. Wide range of restaurants, bars and terraces with a lot of excitement at night. Is known for its water with iodine and clay rocks, being sought for treatment of bone diseases ...

Praia de São Pedro do Estoril

Cascais

Urban beach which forms a small Cove, having a young frequency. Is protected by a cliff, being a privileged area for fishing enthusiasts. There are several bars and quality restaurants, with high prices.

Praia do Abano

Cascais

A beach located by the old Guncho fortress, surrounded by the beautiful hills of the Sintra mountain.A space that pleases the youngest with good quality restaurants that have high prices.

Praia do Tamariz

Cascais

An urban beach with a maritime swimming pool and a 19th century house. First rate restaurants with very varied menus.There is a lot of night animation in the area, namely the casino.

Praia Grande do Guincho

Cascais

A very beautiful beach, surrounded by trees and bushes.One of the biggest and most attended beaches in the country, it has large waves and strong winds and is often used for international surf, bodyboard and windsurf competitions.There are bars with excellent terraces and excellent restaurants specialized in fish and shellfish.

Praia Pequena do Guincho

Cascais

A beach surrounded by rocks of rare beauty, located by the Ponta Alta fortress and the Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho.Attended by those who enjoy radical sports.There are several luxury restaurants and shellfish houses.

Quinta da Marinha Resort

Cascais

Located 30 minutes away from Lisbon, this luxury hotel located between the sea and the Sintra mountain, offers its guests a stay in a luxury, tranquil and sophisticated atmosphere. It offers the possibility of choosing between golf training and enjoying ...

Senhora da Guia

Cascais

Refined and elegant space working since 1983 with quality service and various available infrastructures. Has 41 spacious and modern rooms, beautifully decorated, divided among three buildings connected by gardens and pine forests. From the restaurant you get a magnificent view ...

The Albatroz Seafront Hotel

Cascais

The Albatross Seafront Hotel rests on a headland to the West of Praia da Conceição, in Cascais, offers a fabulous view of the sea. The 44 rooms and 8 suites are spread over four buildings that make up this boutique ...

The Oitavos

Cascais

Inaugurated on September 1, 2010, The Eighth is a five star hotel located in the well-known Estoril Coast. Here you can see the Sintra hills and Cabo da Roca, in addition to the views of the sea and the golf ...