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Get to know Cascais

City of great natural beauty, heritage, cultural and sporting events!
Check out the landmarks of Cascais as well as activities that can do here and delicacies that you should taste!

Typical July:
24º C
75º F
Typical January:
46º F

What to see

From fantastic beaches, museums with pieces of great artistic value, to a natural park, Cascais has a diversity of attractions that you can and should visit! Get to know more.

Guincho Beach

One of the most known Portugal's beaches, sought after during the bathing season by windsurfers and kitesurfers from around the world.

'Boca do Inferno'

A tourism highlight, with a divine landscape, especially when the sea is rough, and where you can enjoy magnificent sunsets.

'Santa Maria' House

Ex-libris of Cascais' landscape. The house includes the Lighthouse Museum of Santa Marta and the Library Museum Condes de Castro Guimarães.

Sintra-Cascais Natural Park

Extends from the Sintra area to the areas of Guincho beach and Cabo da Roca.

What to do

Get to know our suggestions of what to do while in Cascais! If you visit this town in August do not miss the ‘Festas do Mar’ festival, where artists like Craig David, Zelia Duncan, Ronan Keating, James, Natiruts, among others have performed.

Visit the Historical Centre

One of the favorite areas of locals and tourists. With an energetic and charming atmosphere, beautiful shops, restaurants and street vendors.


You'll find several realities: the beach full of surfers and swimmers, the beach of fishermen and their colorful boats or the Marina and its modern and sophisticated setting!

Watch the shows

The cultural calendar of the city is very diverse, with shows, exhibitions, concerts always happening!

Scroll through the coastal road

Walking, running, cycling, by car... The marginal road offers a lovely sea landscape!

What to taste

Although mostly famous for the fresh fish that you can taste here, there are other typical delicacies you can taste! Get to know more.

'Carcavelos' wine

A traditional high quality liqueur wine, produced in the demarcated region of Carcavelos, known as 'Fortified Wine'.


Made with almond, eggs and sugar. It dates back at least to the late 19th Century.

'Areias de Cascais'

The first recipe dates to 1933 and its main ingredient is butter.

Fish and Seafood

Fishing village and very close to the coast, here you will find excellent fresh fish and seafood!

Places to visit near Cascais

It’s located a few kilometers from the majestic Serra de Sintra and the capital of Portugal, Lisbon. In addition, given its excellent location, there are other places of interest. Check them out!

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