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Cascais Historic Center

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Address: Cascais, Portugal
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A lovely place to wonder round in the evening.

Shops and restaurants are plentiful. Amazing patterns on the pavements creating a wave pattern that gave a 3 d illusion . A number of tile clad buildings added to the charm of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Shops and restaurants are plentiful. Amazing patterns on the pavements creating a wave pattern that gave a 3 d illusion . A number of tile clad buildings added to the charm of this delightful seaside town

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Helsinki
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I got there by chance and I liked it. It is near by the see and harbour. If you like history, it is right place for you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice and fine seaside town. Very nice atmosphere with lots of squares and restaurants. A welcome alternative from Lisbon.

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are some amazing places in Portugal and this is one of them. You can smell the history as you walk around and you can imagine how it use to be.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Based on the description from our guide, this little town sure seemed to have a lot to offer. A few decades later, it has become a touristy spot with lots of English bars and not a lot of authenticity left to enjoy. I am sure that it is a nicer spot than many people enjoy for a summer vacation but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cascais is cute, sweet, walkable and there are some very fine buildings to visit and see. Lovely cobblestoned streets depicting "waves" create a wonderful atmosphere,

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Montpellier, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Cascais historic centre is wonderful. Fantastic buildings, streets full of charm, cute boutique shops and lots of great restaurants. Added to all the above it is always very clean which is a nice change coming from France

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Parracombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the harbour and beach both in the center, several museums,it was very clean and not too busy but lovely

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cascaís has got a lot of history (especially in the fortress near the sea) and is definitely worth a visit. The people are nice, there are enough places to eat, and the beach looks superb.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cascais has pulled my family back for three years which is unusual for us, it has a maze of very pretty squares with lovely buildings and cobbled streets, it's full of atmosphere without being noisy and has a great selection of restaurants

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