A hub of raw, natural beauty and thriving with outdoor activities, Cascais holidays offer an alternative getaway in Portugal full of memorable new experiences and exciting things to do for holidaymakers of all interests. Discover fascinating rock formations in the old town or spend some time relaxing along the bays and beaches of the area for that all important holiday tan.
Although Cascais is far enough from the capital of Portugal to keep out of the hustle and bustle that comes with city-life, should you wish to explore more of Lisbon Coast during your holidays in Cascais, the city can easily be reached in around 30-minutes by car – making it perfect for a daytrip.
Most popular hotels in Cascais
Pestana Pousada Cidadela de Cascais
Cascais, Lisbon Coast
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- Time Zone: GMT +
- Average flight time: 2h 50m
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Majestic Monuments and Golfing-Greens
If you fancy yourself as a bit of an adventurer why not take a short ferry over the Tagus River to Almada – the trip will take you about 35 minutes and reveal you to a host of attractions. Almada’s most notable sight is the magnificent Cristo Rei, standing at over 100 metres tall it is magnificently breath-taking and you can even catch a lift to the top if you are feeling brave enough!
For a laid-back spot head to the town of Estoril, situated just over 10 minutes away it is not only home to the stunning Tamariz Beach but is also an ideal place for golf-enthusiasts with a number of impressive courses to choose from.