What to do in cascais

what to do in cascais

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

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.

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.

What is the Centro Cultural de Cascais?

The Centro Cultural de Cascais is an art museum that displays touring exhibits and has a selection of permanent displays. Unbelievable the vividly painted pink building was once a convent.

What to do in Cascais?

The main reason most people head to Cascais is for a day at the beach. Praia da Conceição is the one closest to the train station and also one of the best beaches on the Lisbon coast for some sunbathing and to get your feet wet.

Where are the best beaches near Cascais?

Guincho beach is the greatest surfing beach in the region, and is 8km to the north of Cascais. There is a cycle path which connects Cascais to Guincho and the route follows the dramatic coastline.

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 to do in Cascais Portugal?

The stretch of land from Carcavelos surf beach to Guincho surf beach takes in stunning beaches, lively promenades, incredible mansions, the famous Estoril Casino, the protected park lands of Sintra and of course the beautiful cosmopolitan town of Cascais. Cascais town is a lively mix of cafes, bars & restaurants.

Where are the best surfing spots in Portugal?

Where is Cascais? Cascais is one of the most popular surfing spots in the Lisbon area. More than that, it’s almost certainly the top beginner spot in the Lisbon area. The town itself is tucked into a bay on the western side of the Estoril Coast.

What surf boards do you have at Surf Cascais?

We have the normal Surf School boards (Foam boards from 60 till 86) and Epoxy boards (NSP and TORQ from Fish 511 till Mini Malibu 90); In terms of wetsuits, we have winter ones (53mm tick) and summer wetsuits (32mm tick). Surf Cascais gives you the opportunity to achieve the next step in your surfing with our surf trainings;

When is the best time of year to surf in Cascais?

The autumn is probably the peak period to surf in Cascais. We love it for the regular W swells and the warm waters. Summer is better for beginners, while winter should be left to the more experienced riders, as the waves can get big.

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