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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Other Great Outdoors
“Take the train from Cais do Sodré station to visit this seaside town. Eat a grilled chicken at Dom Manolo near the Bahia Hotel, eat a pizza at Capriciosa on the beachfront, House of Wonders for great vegetarian food or head up past the fort to Mar do Inferno restaurant for delicious seafood.”
  • 147 locals recommend
Beach
“One of the finest beaches in Cascais with stunning coastal scenery with a backdrop of the Sintra mountains. Ideal for surfers with great waves, it can be quite windy after 2pm. There are many great seafood restaurants within the area with spectacular views, however it can be quite pricey!”
  • 212 locals recommend
Athletics & Sports
“The town is situated on a beautiful coastline and is perfect for a day trip. Nice beaches, interesting museums and a pretty town centre. ”
  • 84 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The Casino of Estoril is about 10 minutes walking from Cascais, and offers many forms of entertainment besides being a casino. Very nice restaurants (Mandarin - the best Chinese in Portugal), a lounge where many concerts take place (several of them completely free), Jezebel the nightclub (the only decent one in the area) and the gardens in front of the casino, beautiful place and where many events take place. ”
  • 114 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“CascaisShopping mall offers a large verity of shops including Fashion, Books, Electronics, Souveniers, Chinawear and Crockery, home furnishing and much more. The cinema and food court are very good. ”
  • 85 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Located next to the Parque Marechal Carmona, this modern museum is for those who would like to add some art to their stay in Cascais. There are some permanent and temporary exhibitions, surrounded by beautiful gardens where sometimes open air concerts take place. Also a nice visit on a rainy day (which almost never happens :))”
  • 69 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“Enjoy spectacular views at this famous landmark in Cascais. It is at full glory when the waves are aggressive.”
  • 50 locals recommend
Park
“The Parque Marechal Carmona is the pretty gardens that surround the Condes de Castro Guimarães mansion. These tranquil gardens include a duck pond, petting zoo of domestic animal and flower gardens. The park is always calm, where peacocks slowly strolling and Portuguese families enjoying picnics. ”
  • 62 locals recommend
Beach
“There are two surf schools and lots of restaurants...It can get very crowded on the weekend. ”
  • 68 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“ Located on the Bay of Cascais along the shore of the Citadel of Cascais, the marina plays host to numerous high profile sailing events. With acess to the beach and plenty of good restaurants, is a great place to relax, drink a glass of wine or have dinner :-) ”
  • 62 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“This icecream shop is one of Cascais staples and it’s part of Cascais heritage . Try the fruit flavours. You can’t miss a visit to this shop.”
  • 67 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Michelin star restaurant with incredible Italian food overlooking Boca do Inferno sea caves and cliffs.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Soccer Field
“Stroll around enjoy the smell of fresh produce and the hustle of buying and selling. Compare prices between the various vendors. ”
  • 61 locals recommend
Café
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“If you come here on the weekends especially, you will see the Porsche 911, Mercedes GT, Bentley, Maserati all parked outside. In a normal cafe, coffee will be around 1-1.20, here it is around 2 euro. Drinks and pastries are around 25-50% more but it is worth it and we are talking about a few euros more for the whole bill. The pastries are really good, great location, great cafe. ”
  • 54 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Great location to have breakfast ior even have lunch. Visit their plant market... just superb! Oh, and the view over the ocean... amazing!”
  • 65 locals recommend
Museum
“Romantic house of the Condes Castro Guimarães. Delicate decorative pieces and paintings. Representative architecture. ”
  • 36 locals recommend