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Top sigths of Portugal

Interesting architectural landmarks and museums can also be found in Sintra, the main symbol of which is Palácio da Pena. The palace was built in 1939 on the ruins of a monastery and is well-known as the most romantic and elegant palace in Portugal. The palace was built in a way so it attached a remaining part of the monastery and a small chapel. The old part of the city is home to a very beautiful building - the Castelo dos Mouros (The Moors Castle), which was built 10 centuries ago. If one doesn't take into consideration massive protective walls, the building looks more like a castle from a fairy tale rather than an ancient fortress. The castle was empty for many years until it was restored in the 19th century. Nowadays, it's a very interesting open air museum. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Cascais

Attractions and active leisure

We should certainly not forget about numerous nighttime entertaining facilities of Cascais. The most popular of them are located near the coastline. Fans of dancing till the dawn will certainly like the Baluarte Club. In addition to a beautiful dance floor and interesting entertainment programs the club can offer its guests a cozy bar with plenty of refreshments and cocktails. The Beefeater Sports Bar is the … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Both locals and visitors are really fond of Masala, a popular restaurant that specializes in Indian cuisine. All the treats are cooked in accordance with classic recipes, and only authentic Indian herbs and spices are used. This makes the dishes served here truly delicious. Curry is considered the signature dish of Masala. Dom Pedro I is a restaurant of the Portuguese cuisine. It will particularly suit tourists … Open

Traditions and mentality of Cascais

Nowadays the festival is accompanied by parades, costume processions, theatrical and musical performances. Vacationers are welcome to participate in interesting contests, but tasting of festive dishes remains the most long-awaited and popular activity. The chefs of open-air cafes prepare truly incredible seafood dishes. The festival is a great time to take a few lessons from experienced chefs and attend their master … Open

Travel guide to Cascais

In the immediate vicinity of the resort is the world-famous cliff of Boca do Inferno, which tourists like to visit during the storm. The shape of this cliff is such that the waves beating against it contribute to the creation of an unusual noise, which resembles the growling of a wild beast. For many years, the locals considered this place mystical and made legend about the fact that near the cliff is the entrance … Open

Cascais for children - what to visit

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. … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

Ladies would probably be interested in Spell located near the main tourist office. This store offers fashionable women a huge selection of elegant summer clothes, shoes, and accessories. Here you can find outfits for every taste. This place is quite expensive so its visitors should take into account that wonderful sundresses or trouser suits would cost them no less than 70 euros. There are many attractive … Open

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