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Cascais Historic Center, Cascais

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Cascais Historic Center represents the old center of a historic coastal city that was once a small fishing village. While the foundation of Cascais dates to the 12th century, it did not become a desirable resort location until the 19th or 20th centuries, when royalty began to frequent the village. Now it is a popular site for beach-goers and tourists who are interested in Portuguese history. Just a train ride away from Lisbon, this site features tiny, shop-lined side streets; cobblestone roads; several parks; and local bars and restaurants. While you're here, visit the area's art and sea museum, as well as the ruins of the Castle of Cascais. By using our Cascais itinerary maker, you can arrange your visit to Cascais Historic Center and other attractions in Cascais.
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  • Wonderful city with small-town feel. Area restaurants. Stunning seafront promenade. Very good and affordable fish and seafood dishes. Incredibly tasty and very reasonably priced wines and cheeses.
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  • Neat fishing old fishing village. It used to have a fleet of 100 fishing boats but now has 20. Octopus is one of it's main fishing. It has a small beach. There a lot of narrow streets with multiple sh...  more »
  • Site of must-see if you go to Portugal. Beautiful beaches, beautiful views, many nearby excursions and sites highly recommended visit as the mouth of the Inferno or the beaches of Guincho. A very appealing summer villa. Many variety of shops, restaurants and places where you can drink.
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