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Highlights in Cascais
- Boca do Inferno
- Condes de Castro Guimarães.
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Cascais
Cascais is a small fishing village in Portugal. It is one of the favourite coastal villages of the people of Lisbon, as it is located very close to the capital. The easiest way to get from France is to fly to Lisbon first. From Lisbon, it is then advisable to take the train. The Lisbon and Calais railway stations are very easily accessible and central. This avoids wasting time on the winding roads that lead away from the two cities. And we also avoid the lack of parking space at the arrival.Elegant and modern holiday rentals
Many locals and vacationers come to Cascais for the day. The available holiday rentals are therefore reserved for those who like to take their time and enjoy the serenity of a seaside holiday. Everything contributes to relaxation in the decoration of homes. Pretty and comfortable furniture, beautiful brightness, fully equipped kitchen... Everything is done to enjoy a pleasant and friendly stay in all ease. Most of these properties are located close to the beaches. You can enjoy the Atlantic Ocean at any time of the day and without a car.
Holidays in Cascais
Location and orientation
Cascais is located about thirty kilometres west of Lisbon. The village began to be frequented by the people of Lisbon in the 19th century. The village thus preserves several beautiful villas of rich holidaymakers of the time. At the same time, it has preserved its authenticity. It is located between two charming villages to discover as well: Sintra, in the north, and Oeriras, in the east. Although it is not large, it is nevertheless divided into four freguesias, the equivalent of hamlets in France. Alcabideche, Carcavelos e Parede, Cascais e Estoril and São Domingos de Rana.Where to stay in Cascais and the surrounding area
The ideal is obviously to stay as close as possible to the waterfront. The available holiday rentals are quite expensive, but their comfort and standing are well worth it. Even more luxurious residences can be found in the freguesia of Estoril, in the east. The hamlet and the area in front of it are renowned for their elegance. If you are looking for a more affordable rental, you should move away from the seaside. To the north, in the direction of Alcabideche, you can find pretty rentals for a modest budget.
Travellers and activities
If you come to Cascais, it is above all for its beautiful beaches and quiet atmosphere. The ideal is to enjoy the sun on the two largest beaches of the village: Praia da Rainha and Praia da Ribeira. The first is small and surrounded by high steep rocks. They give all its charm to this beach with its creeks atmosphere. The second is more touristic. There are more people, but on the other hand the atmosphere is more joyful and lively. Travelling merchants and their doughnuts are part of local folklore!Cascais for history lovers
Cascais is not just a seaside resort. It is also rich in an architectural and artistic heritage that it has been able to highlight. Just strolling through its alleys, you are immersed in a charming atmosphere of yesteryear. In two of its museums, you can admire paintings by major Portuguese artists. The first is the Casa das Histórias Paula Rego. The Carmine building that houses the works is impressive in itself. The other important museum in Cascais is the Condes de Castro Guimarães. It is a beautiful castle with ochre colours.
Cascais is nicknamed the "city of kings and fishermen". That's a strange contradiction It sums up well the diversity of the village's lovers. Both the little people and Louis I used to live there.
Top 5 things to do in Cascais
For lunch, snacks or dinner, the narrow streets of the centre and its thousand restaurants are pleasant at any time of the day.2. Admire the Boca do Inferno
Literally, "the mouth of hell". Nothing very infernal, on the contrary, in this wonderful natural site! Or perhaps the desire never to leave him...3. Take a step up to the Santa Marta Lighthouse
This beautiful early 20th century lighthouse offers a unique view of the ocean. Ideal for sunset.4. Swimming in Guincho
Guincho is a pretty wild beach less than 10 km from Cascais. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy a nice bike ride to get there.5. Visit Sintra
Sintra is perched in the heights of the National Natural Park of the same name. It is an ideal destination for a day trip with your family.