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Cascais
At the end of one of the suburban train lines out of the capital lies Cascais. It was once a fishing village, but in 1870 the royal court came here for the summer, with a trail of nobility in its wake. Such patronage has left it with some grand pastel-coloured buildings and a striking citadel. Apart from beaches, Cascais has a few quirky museums, some wild gardens and a lively fish market.
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Walk along the sea front towards Lisbon and a walkway dotted with various bars and exercise points takes you all the way to Estoril, catering for the holidaymaker and the jogger alike. If it is shade you seek, then head for Parque do Marechal Carmona where tables under trees, open spaces and even a small zoo make it a great family space. Also here a house displaying a fine collection of artefacts and collectables from the 18th and 19th centuries including Indo-Portuguese furniture and an outstanding library, the Museu do Conde de Castro Guimaraes, is open to the public.
Cascais: Palácio dos Condes de Castro Guimarães
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The various beaches here are small and certainly crowded in the summer. Praia da Ribeira is the largest beach in Cascais and closest to the Town Centre. They do get busy and the water quality is not great.

The space like formation of the rocks at Boca do Inferno (‘mouth of hell’), just 3km out of the town, make it an interesting place to visit without the added extra of it being pounded by the Atlantic and becoming a spectacular blowhole at certain points of the tide.

Cascais is located on the Portuguese Lisbon Coast, approximately 30Kms (19 miles) from Lisbon. It’s easily reached in about 40 minutes by rail; trains departing frequently from Lisbon’s Estašao Cais do SodrÚ.

It’s only 2km to Estoril, so it doesn’t take long to walk the seafront route.

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