Welcome to Cascais

Renowned for its glorious stretch of white, sandy beach, myriad of shopping opportunities and cosmopolitan vibrancy, the former fishing village of Cascais has reinvented itself into a refined seaside resort and one of Lisbon’s most sophisticated destinations. Snuggled between the sun-dappled shores of the Cascais bay and Sintra’s dramatic mountain range, this stylish coastal town is situated just a few miles from the mouth of the Tagus estuary and captures the attention of visitors year-round with its delightful maritime feel and contemporary charm. Historically, Cascais is best remembered as an elegant summer retreat for 19th Century Portuguese kings and a haven for European royalty who sought refuge in the country’s neutral territory during World War II. However, while time has shaped this scenic resort into a glamorous centre of culture, nightlife and top-quality living, Cascais has managed to retain the splendour of its seafaring age through its elegant fortresses, lighthouses and 17th Century citadel.

Top Tours & Activities in Cascais

Sintra And Cascais, Palaces, Nature And Ocean Views – Private Full Day Tour 4X4

We will go off road to some beautiful views of the beaches and ocean. Visit some of the most beautiful palaces of sintra, get to know its natural charms and visit Roca Cape, the most western point of continental europe!

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From Lisbon: Small-Group Tour To Sintra With Pena Palace, National Palace And Capuchos

Get out of Lisbon and get to know charming Sintra, visiting 3 monuments: the uniquely charming Palácio da Pena, the reclusive Convent of Capuchos and the Sintra National Palace, former royal residence. A complete day you won't forget!

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From Lisbon: Small-Group Tour To Sintra And Cascais With Visit To Regaleira Palace

Sintra is an authentic Garden of Eden, as the British poet Lord Byron dubbed it. Come discover this paradise at the gates of Lisbon and visit the most beautiful palaces. Also visit the Portuguese Riviera, the charming Cascais. A magical day you won't forget!

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Unforgettable Sintra, Full Day

Beautiful villas with unique charms, in communion with the mountains and the ocean, between glamor and glorious Eden, rich in history, heritage and natural beauty.

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Full Day Tour To Sintra, Cabo Da Roca And Cascais From Lisbon

Join our small group on a guided full day tour from Lisbon to the village of Sintra, get inside two of Sintra's most famous attractions, Pena Palace and Quinta da Regaleira. Then, see the impressive Cabo da Roca, and the charming coastal town of Cascais.

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Private Jeep Tour Of Sintra, Cascais And Roca Cabo Da Roca

Sintra, the capital of romanticism, is one of the most charming and unique villages of Portugal. There's no better way to discover this fairy-tale villa than to join our friendly local tour guide and start the adventure on board Portuguese classic 4x4 Jeep. Get ready to be amazed by epic history, and beautiful nature during this full-day tour of Sintra, Cascais and Cabo da Roca.

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From Lisbon: Full Day Private Tour To Sintra, Cascais & Queluz

In Sintra, you will visit palaces, castles and museums that made the village famous. Arriving in Cascais, an exquisite seaside resort, visit Boca do Inferno, an old cave with unique features, and also Cabo da Roca. To complete, visit the stunning palace of Queluz.

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From Lisbon: Full Day Private Tour To Queluz, Sintra, Cascais & Cabo Da Roca

Join us on a full day private tour and get to know the most beautiful palaces, quintas and monuments near Lisbon. We will spend a day visiting the charming Sintra, Queluz, Cascais and a stop in Cabo da Roca, with a multilingual professional guide.

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Good To Know

Language
Portuguese
Currency
Euro
Time Zone
GMT
Country Phone Code
+351
Best Time To Visit
Cascais and the Lisbon region have long hot summers, pleasant spring and autumns seasons, and mild but possibly wet winters. The weather in central Portugal is suitable for spending time on the beach from mid-May until the end of September. The sea temperature of Cascais is always cold, even in the summer when the water temperature only reaches a chilly 18C.