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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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  • To have a beach near Lisbon, Cascais is fine! In fact there are more than one (at least three) and there are beautiful ballads to its colourful streets! I found that a day is enough, so Lisbon is perfect! We take the train from Cais do Sodré station in Lisbon and Cascais is the terminus (30-40 minutes later),..!
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  • beautiful beaches, small interesting market. Architectural style for the less colourful (between bastides, colorful villas and ultra modern hotels), but very warm atmosphere.
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  • The city is beautiful and the historical centre tells stories where the Kings took refuge in two world wars. The waterfront and breathtaking. Marinas with boats to suit all tastes. You can see people doing various types of water sports. The neighborhood is full of bars, restaurants and souvenir shops. Really, wonderful!
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