"Cascais- Where Europe meets the Atlantic" Cascais by slothtraveller
Cascais Travel Guide: 452 reviews and 2,306 photos
I visited Cascais a number of times during my trip to Portugal in May 2012, mainly walking along the pretty promenade from neighbouring Estoril. I found Cascais to be a nice, relaxed setting where I could enjoy my evening meals.
On one of my visits, I walked around the few sights in the town, including the beaches, town walls and plaza near the town hall. I then walked via the marina to the coast road in the direction of Boca do Inferno. Here the coastline becomes a lot more craggy and rough.
- Pros:Cosmopolitan, nice restaurants and relaxed vibe
- Cons:Boca do Inferno= Tourist trap, luckily you don't pay to see it!
- In a nutshell:Worth visiting or basing yourself in (if you can afford it!)
Cascais has a large population of fishermen and small fishing boats dot the sea around the harbour. There is also a... more travel advice
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