Cascais is a charming and beautiful town, situated on the coastline, and 30 km North of Lisbon.
How to get to Cascais from Lisbon?
There are different ways to get to Cascais, by car, or by train, which departs every 15 minutes from Cais do Sodré. Cascais is the last station, and the journay takes about 30 minutes.
We arrived early in the morning, and we had the chance to see a lot of interesting sites such as:
Largo de Camões:
When you arrive in Cascais after a few minutes walking from the train station, you will reach the downtown area. Here are several restaurants and boutiques.
Boca do Inferno:
(Mouth of hell) This is a rocky formation and caves, where the sea enters and the waves explode against the rocks. They make a loud noise, and so they call it the mouth of hell.
Cabo da Roca:
(Cape of Rock), the westernmost point of continental Europe.
Praia do Guincho:
A perfect place for practicing, sports like surfing, kitesurfing and windsurfing, along with beautiful natural scenery.
Cascais is a great place to visit. It is surrounded by nice restaurants, beautiful beaches, charming houses and an unique vibe.
Best time to visit Cascais:
Spring and early summer when the weather is cooler, and to avoid the crowds of the tourism season.
Official Language: Portuguese