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Oceanario de Lisboa Lisbon
#2 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
Kids loved to go there and spent a lot of time entertained with the Penguins, all the different kinds of fishes, sharks, some sea birds, etc. Definitely worth to visit and especially a great plan if the weather is...
Amazing aquarium, very well cared and presented, the children loved and had a great experience with the great variety of fishes and marine species.
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Quinta da Regaleira Sintra
#1 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
There is a surprise round every corner with grottoes, underground passages, hidden waterfall, Rapunzel towers for the children to climb and that amazing well .
It is hard to describe all of the surprises round every corner except to compare this wonder to an adult Disneyland (It's amazing for kids of all ages too!) Waterfalls, fountains, turrets, towers, a mini-palace wi...
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Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco) Lisbon
#5 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
For kids it is great fun too, right next to the river steps where you can watch locals fishing for eels or just gaze at the passing boat traffic.
Its beautiful, theres a statue of king D Jose I in the middle, the one who transferred the royal family from S. Jorge castle to the palace that was located in this square before the 1755 earthquake.
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Marechal Carmona Park Cascais
#40 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
An Ideal place for a walk ,beer, take the children , lovely park with lots of walks , hens,peacocks, ducks terrapins ,lots of bird life and beautiful plants
A park in the middle of town, with little trails, live music on the weekends, a lake, a library, excellent outing with kids!
Pavilhao do Conhecimento Lisbon
#67 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
Highly recommend to all ages, we have two young children and they loved it, I'd of enjoyed going as just adults too, so much to see and do, you can touch and experiment with everything, good couple of hours of fun
In fact, we were there during quieter times and my kid had the attention of two fantastic volunteers who really made the experience wonderful.
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Estadio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica Lisbon
#18 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
The museum is very unusual with many creative educational and design ideas and also interactive session for children.
Very well organized, good seats Would recomend buying tickets on Emirates area Piso 0 Went there with my wife and 2 kids And you can park the car in Centro Comercial Colombo, just across the street!
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Baleal Beach Peniche
#53 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
Been to Baleal so many times with family and friends , great beaches both sides of the driveway to the island . 1 beach can be choppy and rough and great for surfing , the other can be calmer great for less energe...
Had a great time on the beach, nice to have different types of beach so close yo each other, one side great for families the other side a little quieter better for the surfers, plenty of choice for restaurants
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Museu Nacional Ferroviario Entroncamento
#33 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
The museum was also interesting and the interactive speed wall charting the history of the world's fastest trains and the 'Mr speed' video both went down well with our kids.
It's ideal for families as well as train enthusiasts.
Praia Fluvial de Loriga Loriga
#52 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
With coffee, lifeguards, picnic space, children's pools, bathrooms and even rocks that allow the more fearless to venture and jump into the water, this beach is attractive for the whole family and to enjoy the day.
I went here in a beautiful spring day, a very warm day, the beach has a few families but there's plenty of space to chill if you dare to climb a little!
Centro Historico de Cascais Cascais
#70 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
If you are traveling with children, Cascais is your destination... everything there was build having your little munchkins in mind... the parks, playgrounds, walks and amazing Guincho beaches at your doorstep... t...
Due to Portugal's neutrality in World War II and the town's elegance and royal past, Cascais became home to many of the exiled royal families of Europe.
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Museu do Ar Sintra
#31 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
The models expose go through all the aviation history... Nice journey for kids.
A medium sized museum that has enough items of interest to keep the whole family happy.
Aldeia Tipica Jose Franco Mafra
#119 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
The grown ups get to learn about Portugal at the turn of the XX century, and the children can have lots of fun with all what is available out doors.
We visited now when visiting Portugal with our kids and the kids loved it.
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Praia Foz do Arelho Caldas da Rainha
#81 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
The lagoon is wonderful for families and children (and Kite boarders), and the ocean side is the perfect place to spend the day watching the surfers.
A lovely spot to get your daily sun intake....the waters are calm and picturesque...not too busy and great for families...parking 1 minute from the beach (free)
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Alfama Lisbon
#3 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
the old area of picturesque Lisbon, where you are losing streets and discovering kind of houses, gates, windows, mural paintings, ceramics, workshops of artists, family restaurants.
Truly enjoyed the meal... my kids really enjoyed the freshness of the seafood, the wonderful local wines and the great service and ambiance.
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Baia de Sao Martinho do Porto Sao Martinho do Porto
#104 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
fantastic view all over the bay and beach, excellent stay for the whole family and sea lovers, nice walk along the sea line
Great beach for the kids too, very crowded in late July and August.
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Foz do Arelho Beach Foz do Arelho
#78 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
In the lagoon it's perfect for small kids, family picnics, kayaking, kite boarding, paddle boarding etc... and on the ocean side the beautiful beaches are a perfect way to spend the day.
This beach has everything: shallow water in big lagoon for small children, sun umbrellas for older, bars and shops, parking places, wind and open ocean and beautiful sunsets.
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Serra da Estrela Serra da Estrela
#34 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
The kids enjoyed seeing the cows roaming free on the street and the goats feeding near the sides of the street.
Along the way there is also a lack of places to eat, so if especially with kids, bring some snacks.
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Museu Benfica - Cosme Damiao Lisbon
#32 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
As a fan of Benfica as a young kid, yesterday was a dream realized visiting the museum.
There is lots to read, so be prepared if you have really small children as they may find it a little dull.
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Parque Dom Carlos I Caldas da Rainha
#126 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
It lots of trees and green grass to rest, a lake with boats and ducks, a museum, two cafes, tennis and a playground for the kids.
Peaceful place to enjoy the time with family, especially with small children.
Castelo de S. Jorge Lisbon
#7 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
Of course if You are in Lisbon you must visit this beautiful castle all the past old history of Lisbon and Portugal king family was here and more then this you can enjoy the amazing view of all city and the beauti...
Travelling with kids, it a must-do : it is an historical place (11th century), fun for kids (it is a castle) and with lovely panoramic views over Lisbon.
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Torre de Belem Lisbon
#8 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
Beautiful architecture and of local historical importance,fully restored and a symbol of the age of noble families,a wonderful photographic opportunity close to the waters edge.
Release your inner child by scampering up the narrow spiral staircases, peering through the battlements, and admiring the awe-inspiring beauty and intricacy of this stunning monument.
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Guincho Beach Cascais
#61 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
It's fantastic hiring a bike and cruising along the coast on the purpose built bike track, away from the road so perfectly safe for families.
It is fantastic - the kids have been surfing at Moana Surf School where they are very friendly and helpful.
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Carris Museum Lisbon
#56 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
For kids, it it a great adventure: we move by tram between the three areas of the museum campus, they may enter and sit as they were driving old buses and trams, as well a metro train, in very quiet environment.
The museum is hands on, our children were allowed to board the buses and trams.
Nazare Funicular Nazare
#122 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
Great for kids and adults alike.
it is a great plan for kid wanting to enjoy something different, not very expensive, in good shape, nice views, ETC
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Miradouro do Suberco Nazare
#23 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
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Jardim Zoologico Lisbon
#149 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
A visit to the zoo is a must ... with or without kids ....the dolphin show is highly entertaining ... the grounds and cages are clean and neat ... a huge variety of animals....there is a good selection of restaura...
A highlight was the "cable car" which allows guests to soar above the enclosures -- and it is included in the entrance fee :D There was plenty of cool shade on a warm summer day, and lots of families enjoying the...
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Jardim das Portas do Sol Santarem
#129 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
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Praia Fluvial da Senhora de Piedade Lousa
#97 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
An haven of shade and coolness in the hottest of days, it has separate areas suitabke for romantic strolls, for playful children and for confirmed swimmers and divers.
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Museu do Dinheiro Lisbon
#86 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
The exhibition has different interactive spots that make it more dynamic and interesting for children and adults, and the explanations and information are all presented in a simple, clear and informative way, whic...
The interactive displays, including the video wall where you see yourself and can collect coins are great for kids, though a trip of pensioners were enjoying it when we passed.
Parque de Monserrate Sintra
#26 of 1,560 things to do in Central Portugal
Set in delightful gardens this colourful house is an outstanding example of the luxury enjoyed by affluent families in the 19th century.
Great for kids to let of steam and great spot for a picnic.
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