Things to do in cascais
- What to do in Cascais Portugal?
- Can I Stand Up Paddle in Cascais?
- Why is Cascais such a popular holiday destination?
- Why choose sursurrounding Cascais?
- What are the best places to visit in Cascais?
- Can you surf in Cascais Portugal?
- How to get from Cascais to Lisbon?
- What makes the Cascais coast so special?
- Where to rent a stand up paddleboard in Cascais?
- What to do in Cascais Bay?
- What makes Cascais a popular tourist destination?
- Where is Cascais located in Portugal?
- What is Cascais in Portugal like?
- Why choose Cascais as a holiday?
- Should I go to Cascais or Estoril?
- When is the best time to visit Cascais?
What to do in Cascais Portugal?
Centro Historico de Cascais The former fishing village gained fame as a resort for Portugals royal family in the late 19th century and early 20th… 2. Guincho Beach A spectacular stretch of coastline guarded by dramatic sand dunes - which have, allegedly, featured in a Bond movie. 3. Praia do Tamariz 4. Marechal Carmona Park
Can I Stand Up Paddle in Cascais?
Cascais is no different from any other resort town with a range of gimmicky waterside activities and tours (banana or ringo boat rides, powerboat tours and fishing trips) but the still sea waters lend themselves to Stand Up Paddle (SUP). A board can be hired and can paddle around the harbour or along the coastline towards Estoril.
Why is Cascais such a popular holiday destination?
Nowadays Cascais is resided by the Portuguese, foreign wealthy expats and it is a very popular summer holiday destination during the summer months for very good reason. It isn’t called the Portuguese Riviera for no reason.
Why choose sursurrounding Cascais?
Surrounding Cascais is a varied region, of lively resort towns and the beautiful natural scenery of the Serra de Sintra, with its numerous hiking routes and outstanding surfing.
What are the best places to visit in Cascais?
Cascais top ten 1 Museu Condes de Castro Guimarães 2 Boca do Inferno 3 Museu do Mar Rei Dom Carlos I 4 Praia da Rainha 5 Casa das Histórias Paula Rego 6 The Cascais/Estoril beach promenade 7 Fortress Nossa Senhora da Luz de Cascais 8 Parque Marechal Carmona 9 Cascais Marina 10 Casa de Santa Maria and lighthouse
Can you surf in Cascais Portugal?
Cascais Kite Surfing For fun in the water, you have the tranquil waters in the bay in front of Cascais, or can travel around the headland to the windswept beaches in the natural park. The resort-side beaches like Praia da Duquesa and Praia do Tamariz you can hire a kayak or paddleboard for a self-guided voyage.
How to get from Cascais to Lisbon?
- A resort town just minutes from the urban attractions of a European capital - From Cascais, you can take the train to Lisbon (it’s a 40-minute journey, with several stops along the coast), and the bus to Sintra (number 403, which takes less than one hour, going through the countryside). See the guide to day trips from Cascais .
What makes the Cascais coast so special?
Between the colourful parasols of the city beaches and the rough winds at Guincho, the Cascais coast rises up into beautiful cliffs lined with wild flowers and long grass. Whilst beauty can be found the entire way along this coastal path, it is at Boca do Inferno (literally the Devils Mouth) where the most spectacular views can be savoured.
What is Cascais in Portugal like?
In a nutshell, Cascais is a picturesque coastal town, 30km west of Lisbon, filled with crystal clear water, Malibu-Barbie houses, fresh seafood and sandy beaches in Portugal. Easily accessible by train from the centre of Lisbon, Cascais can be explored in just one day.
Why choose Cascais as a holiday?
Cascais is so much more than a beach-based holiday destination; just a short train ride takes you to the centre of vibrant Lisbon, or to the north is Sintra with its whimsical palaces and cooling hills.
Should I go to Cascais or Estoril?
We personally prefer Cascais to Estoril. There are many more sights and activities in Cascais, and the best beaches are easily accessible from both towns. Cascais makes for a great destination for a holiday; please click here to read our suggested guide for a one week holiday to Cascais.
When is the best time to visit Cascais?
Late spring and early autumn are our favourite time of the year to visit Cascais and the Lisbon coastline. The weather is suitable for spending time on the beach from mid-May until the end of September, but the sea temperature is always cold, only reaching 21C in the mid-summer.