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Family trip to Cascais with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Cascais will be a great place for active family recreation. The city has many beautiful parks and entertainment centers. With older children, it is worth visiting the entertainment complex Playbowling Cascais, which is considered one of the most modern and most colorful in the city. In addition to the excellent bowling center, the entertainment complex has several extraordinary game rooms including laser rooms in which visitors have to be really dexterous. The center has an extensive adjoining territory. Here there are equipped playgrounds for paintball, as well as several excellent sports grounds.
1. Almost every local museum or a gallery announces a free entrance at least once a week. Pensioners and children are usually eligible for discounts in state-owned facilities. In order to … Open
The city has ideal conditions created for those who like to spend time outdoors. The choice of parks here is simply wide. One of the most beautiful and most visited is the Marechal Carmona Park. It is ideal for a vacation with children. In this park, there are a lot of trees and a lot of spacious green lawns where you can play active games or just get a tan on a soft grass. There is also a very beautiful pond in the park in which fish and ducks live, while peacocks walk along the park’s territory, and are also very popular among children. On the territory of the park, there is an exceptional museum and a cozy cafe.
Another attractive feature of Cascais is the picturesque beaches. The Tamariz Beach enjoys great popularity among holidaymakers with children. This sandy beach is gentle and shallow. It is covered with soft light sand. Even babies can swim in its clean, clear water. Adults are sure to be pleased with the presence of beach umbrellas that shield from the sun and sun loungers. In the immediate vicinity of the beach, there are several remarkable historical sites, so you can always add relaxation on the coast to fascinating walks. Copyright
For those who like to relax on unusual beaches, it is worth visiting the Cresmina Beach. This beach is also sandy, and its main decoration is unusual stone formations - the consequence of numerous volcanic eruptions. This sandy beach is wild. It is covered with beautiful light sand against which, huge black stones resemble real natural sculptures. A visit to this beach will be attention-grabbing even during the off-season. It is perfect for a walk tour.
Attracting children to explore historical sites is always difficult. In Cascais, holidaymakers with children should definitely visit the ancient Nossa Senhora da Luz Fortress. A walk tour along this fort will be a real journey into the past. The fort is located on the coast. From its spacious grounds, offers a magnificent view of the sea. Visitors will have the opportunity to stroll through the narrow corridors of the fort and look into its most hidden corners. Today on the territory of the fort, there are several remarkable modern monuments which make the walk even more entertaining.
One of the most popular shopping points in Cascais is Villa Shopping. This mall houses about one hundred stores, their customers can easily choose chic outfits, perfumes, and accessories, as … Open
There is a very interesting museum in Cascais, which is worth a visit by adults and children. It is the Museo do Mar. This museum is dedicated to the sea and everything related to it. Here you can see miniature copies of ships, shells of big crabs, portraits of world famous seafarers and other intriguing exhibits. For guests with children, the museum conducts special excursions which are sure to fascinate the kids. In Cascais, excellent conditions have been created for both active recreation and cultural entertainment, which will be of interest to all family members.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Cascais and surroundings

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Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Cascais
♥   Amusement park 'Norpark' Nazaré, 105.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all oceanariums
Aquariums in Cascais and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Aquário Vasco da Gama' , 15.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Lisbon Oceanarium' , 28.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in/near Cascais
♥   Zoo 'Lisbon Zoo' Lisbon, 21.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Badoca Safari Park' Vila Nova de Santo André, 93.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Famous sights of Cascais

Centro Colombo

From the series “Famous buildings of Postmodern architecture”
It is not surprising that the interior design of the shopping center is reminiscent of the era of important geographical discoveries. There are many themed sculptures and fountains in the mall. A huge globe adorns one of the most beautiful fountains. A seating area is available on the roof. It is another interesting feature of Centro Colombo. The park with a live lawn and ornamental plants is located here. Several cafes and a relaxation area with a fountain are located on the roof. … Read further

House Garden in Lisbon

From the series “Unique Living Houses”
The green facade is not the only unique feature of this house. It has a lot of unusual architectural elements too. One of the main features is a long pool located on the roof. It has windows in its bottom. If you dive in and look into them, you can see a bedroom situated below. Inside, the house is designed in light-colored palette. Three floors are connected by long wooden stairs. Many rooms have large windows. The house is literally enveloped by the natural splendor. … Read further

Elevador de Santa Justa

From the series “Top 16 Most Exotic Elevators and Lifts in the World”
The imposing elevator was designed by the famous architect and engineer from the turn of the 19th - 20th century Raul Mesner. In 2002 Elevador do Carmo was recognized as a historical monument of national importance. The old elevator is a valuable architectural monument. The interior of the elevator cabins is as impressive as its neo-Gothic shafts. During the last repairs, the spacious cabins were supplemented with glass panels, which made the interiors of the cabins even more interesting. … Read further
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Interesting places to visit with children around Cascais

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Cascais - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Cascais, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Cascais for families with children. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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