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Cascais Historic Center

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Address: Cascais, Portugal
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The cascais historic centre is right behind the marina where you can find some hidden restaurants and a few minutes walk down to the fishermen's fishing area and beach packed with... read more

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The cascais historic centre is right behind the marina where you can find some hidden restaurants and a few minutes walk down to the fishermen's fishing area and beach packed with locals and tourists. It is also a few minutes walk down to the centre of town where all the other restaurants and shops are based. There are loads of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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If you need to go for a marine walk and then this is the perfect place. in Cascais, this is at the end of marine you can stroll from Bus station or Train station cross all the fantastic food places and then reach this spot. Plenty of information inside and then you can come other side of castle for a... More 

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Knokke-Heist, Belgium
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What a wonderful walk towards the rocks and and sea... nature at its best, on can enjoy the sea-breeze in breathtaking beauty of the shore of Cascais

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Bristol, Connecticut, Usa
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Cascais is a cute beach/coastal town. The historic center is filled with shops, cafe's, restaurants, and plazas to hang out. There is a nice public park with peacocks, rosters, and other birds. Children play areas, bocci, and other relaxing games abound. The center is also very close to the beaches. Whether passing through on a trip to Sintra, doing a... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful place with local people and tourists. Very convenient if you are looking for a place with beach and close to the see. I recommend visiting the marina

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A lovely little town, very manageable with lots to see and do and plenty of eating and drinking dens. The beach is crowded, the sea is clean, the views are lovely. Lots of green grassy areas and cobbled streets and squares. Very relaxing and a happy atmosphere. A must visit.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Little gem of a town 30 minutes from Lisbon. Narrow alleys, old buildings. Plenty of good restaurants. Shopping a bit more expensive than elsewhere in Portugal. Organised beaches but cold Atlantic water.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worthwhile to walk through if you are in the area, even though there isn't that much to be seen. There is also a small harbor nearby. (rating between Average and Good)

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice and clean place, with a lot of things to do and see. also the city is next to the sea and close to nice sorroundings etc.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Surely a very nice walking . Streets are full restaurants , small shops . Some historical buildings including the fortress ( which is now a hotel ) - a must see.

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