Holidays in Cascais
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What to do in Cascais
For some cultural sightseeing on your holiday to Cascais, be sure to check out some of the city’s prominent historical sites. The Museu Condes de Castro Guimarães is a great place to start: a beautifully decorated 19th century mansion that has some fantastic artefacts, antiques and art on display that offer a unique insight into Portuguese life in the 18th and 19th centuries. For a real sense of Portugal’s traditions, you can see bullfights held on Sundays at the ring near the city centre: the Monumental de Cascais.
The Parque Municipal da Gandarinha is a lovely way to spend a quiet day on your Cascais holiday. The pretty park is a great place to take a romantic stroll or even explore the aviaries. If you’re with the kids, why not let them feed the ducks in the nearby pond or visit the playground if you fancy a rest!
Holidays to Cascais will always be popular for having fun on the beach, whether you’re a windsurfer or sunbather. If you’re a keen surfer and up for a challenge, try the famous Praia do Guincho on holiday to Cascais. With huge rolling waves this great beach has hosted the World Surfing Championships in the past – making it perfect for experienced surfers. Elsewhere is the Praia da Ribeira beach, the largest in Cascais and nearest the city centre – an ideal location to relax after a day’s sightseeing!
Activities and entertainment
There are a number of sports and activities available on your holiday to Cascais. As well as water sports at the local beaches, try hiring a yacht for an afternoon’s sailing and make the most of the Portuguese weather on the Cascais Bay. If you prefer to stay on dry land, there are plenty of places around for you to enjoy golf, horse riding and motor racing on holiday to Cascais.
For some really authentic Portuguese produce on your holiday to Cascais have a wander around the Mercado Municipal, the busy municipal market that has a variety of local fruits, cheese and bread – there’s also a big fish market where you can buy fresh fish caught that day.
Cascais has the great nightlife you would expect from a buzzing resort. There are plenty of bars and clubs on offer around the city, from huge dance clubs to Irish pubs, or more low-key sea front bars where you can sit and watch the sunset. The Casino Estoril is a popular spot for a glamorous night out, Las Vegas style!
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