Hello, I would like to go to Portugal in September 1-15. I am planning to stay in Lisboa or Cascais. I was wondering what is the weather like in Cascais during the first two weeks in September? Is it warm enough for swimming and sunbathing?
Is there a bus to Casa da Guia from the town center?
Does anybody know if the free bikes are available tomorrow (09.04.2012) at cascais? If so, which hours? Or what would be the telephone number to call and ask about that? Thanks in advance!
I am looking for a Photo booth or Photo machine in the Cascais area where I can have my photo taken for a passport. Can anyone help ?
My family would like to vacation in June. 2 adults & 15yr old son; we were looking for sightseeing and beach and this seems like a good choice. Should we stay in Lisbon and take the train or the opposite? What can we expect to pay for food tours ect? Are the beaches suitable for boogie boarding? We can travel any time June, July or August; is one month better than the other. Any info would be appreciated. Thank you
My wife and I are planning a trip to Cascais for a couple of days as part of a trip to Portugal in September. I am trying to book a hotel in the area that will meet all of our needs. Particularly, could anyone recommend a hotel that is firmly situated close to the beach, but is also walking distance from a nice selection of restaurants? One hotel that I was looking at which looks quite nice is Hotel Cascais Miragem. The reviews are quite favourable, and I was just wondering if anyone in this group had any experiences there? Also, would it be possible to use Cascais as a base for Lisbon? If we enjoy the feel of Cascais, I’m thinking it might be nice to come back there in the evenings if we decide to make one or two daytrips to Lisbon. I’m just wondering if anyone else has tried this plan? Thanks in advance.
i have 3 children 22, 18 and 16: Would be firat time in Cascai.Is there enough night life to keep the two older ones happy? If they´re happy so will I be!
Can anyone help me with bus or train connections and times to get from Lisbon airport to Cascais. I like to have my route bur/train numbers and times all written down before i travel. Would be great if anyone knows these please, so i know what to look for and where to go when i arrive later this month! Thank you iggy
I was curious what life in Cascais might be like for a Japanese-American family (elderly mother, young grandson)? Are the people in this area quite tolerant, without any 'fringe groups' who may be condescending/hostile towards those of a different ethnic group? I've learned that while the majority of people are usually open-minded, it only takes a small group (e.g. xenophobes/skinheads) to ruin it. I've read that there are many tourists and a large ex-pat population here, so it sounds like a fairly relaxed, cosmopolitan area, but any thoughts/personal observations would be appreciated. I'd also appreciate any general observations on what life in Cascais is like for retirees. Thank you.
Hi-I am going to Cascais for just a few days next month, flying in to Lisbon. As time is short was hoping there was a direct airport bus but some forums say this is not running? Would it be best to pre book a transfer or get a taxi at the airport and about how much should I expect to pay? many thanks.
Is it easy to get a train from cascais to porto?
I'm looking for an apartment within walking distance of the town centre in Cascais that sleeps four with access to a pool. I'm looking at £1000 / Euros 1100 for 2weeks - is this possible? Any help or recomendations welcome
travelling with friends to Portugal/Cascais in July and looking for cheaper accomodation, hostel or something similar for few days...any idea or recommendation for concrete hotel/hostel, maybe from your own experience?? thanks lot for help in advance
Where to park a car for 4 days/nights in Cascais? Are there any safe underground parkings in the area? How much is it? Well, the parking may be locked/closed at night - I am not going to use my car during my stay in Cascais. Next Wednesday my wife Urszula (matcrazy0) and I start fantastic trip (I can't wait :-) from Poland to Euromeet in Cascais. Surely, as always, we will travel by car. We are going to visit northern Spain and Portugal on the way there and back (+ maybe Bordeaux, Biarritz and generally Burgundy in France). It's 3400 km one way! Unfortunatelly our centrally located hotel in Cascais (Pergola House) doesn't guarantee any parking place. Hmm... two weeks ago I parked my car overnight in northern France on a public paid parking and I (and 7 other cars) had flat tires in the morning. That's why I ask (being warned of car burglaries as well) and I worry about it. Greetings and hugs, Matt.
The Euromeet is approaching and I can only say "woohoo!" - at the same time it's a little scary for me, as a newbie not knowing what to expect. And this is the first solo trip I'm doing where I'm not staying at somebody's place...so I have some (dumb) questions: - I read the Euromeet page regularly. I assume the CP tickets aren't valid on Carris buses or trams and to use those we have to buy bus/tram tickets, right? Or is there a card/ticket valid on both? - Are there fountains with drinkable water like in Rome, or where could I refill a bottle if I bring one with me? - Not exactly related to Cascais, but when I arrive at Cais do Sodré, how do I go to the Hard Rock Café Lisbon (Avenida da Liberdade, 2)? I collect t-shirts and would like to buy them on my private time (I don't wanna carry more stuff than I have to on the Lisbon tour :P) TIA guys
I was on the train site looking for how to get from Porto to Cascais. Could someone please "translate". This is one of the better connections (less transfers) - there are four transfers, two in Alcantara alone. (see below). - Is this correct? - Are those places where the train is tranferring *safe* for a woman alone? - Is the scenery from Porto worth taking the train, or should I just fly to Lisbon and catch something into Cascais? 9h47 Porto - Campanha 12h22 Oriente 2h35 €39,50 €27,50 U 12h27 Oriente 12h51 Alcantara-Terra 0h24 €P TC 12h51 Alcantara-Terra 13h06 Alcantara-Mar 0h15 €NA U 13h15 Alcantara-Mar 13h34 Oeiras 0h19 €P U 13h37 Oeiras 13h53 Cascais 0h16
Some time ago I wrote atip about the big park where the Museu Condes de Castro Guimaraes is located. I am not sure about the name of this park. Is this Parque Municipal da Gandarinha, or Parque Marechal Carmona?
do they allow mobility scooters on train from lisburn to estoril (the one i have is about the smallest you can get)
Hey, travelers What options do I have for getting to Alcabideche from Cascais. Is there a bus? I noticed that there are only 6 km or so between Cascais and Alcabideche...is it easy and cheap by taxi? Obrigado! :)
We are visiting cascais in july. I know windsurfing is possible in the neighbourhood. Would it also be possible to hire a small 2-3 person sailing boat to have some fun on the water? Thanks for name adress website?
Hi We are visiting Cascais next week for 10 days. I am wondering whether there is somewhere to rent bicycles?. I know you can get free ones around the town but I need one with a baby carrier on back. Also how far is Guincho beach from cascais - Is there a bus from cascais, or would you need a car - Is it far to cycle. thanks for any help
I have rented a cottage in Cascais from 3rd to 11th August but it does not have a swimming pool. Does anyone know if there is a swimming pool in Cascais open to the public as I do not like to swim in the sea.
Hi, I have seen a couple of references on the web to the sea being polluted and not suitable for swimming in Cascais (Google Book Search - Frommers and Rough Guide). Is this information out of date? We are hoping to travel to Cascais in July with our 5 year old and would prefer somewhere safe for her to swim. Could anyone advise? Thanks.
We will be arriving in Cascais in 2 weeks time and would like some recommendations of good restaurants. We are looking for good traditional Portuguese sea food restaurants where the locals eat, always a good sign, and also modern trendy restaurants. Where are the best beaches close by? We will have a hire car so a short drive won’t be a problem. Any other “Must do’s” whilst in the area would be helpful. Many Thanks, Andy.
Hey... I know this is a weird question but does anyone know if there are many cats around Cascais....it's just that i've a bad fear of them and i'm going there on hols in july. Plus i'm staying at the Hotel Vila Gale Village....whats it like..anyone stayed there... reviews don't seem to be bad. Any tips at all on places to shop...good bargains etc....plus the prices of a pint or a meal for two with wine...whatever info you might have would be gratefully appreciated. Thanks for any help. xx
Hi, Me and some friends are going to stay some days in Estoril. We are young and we would like to know about recommendable pubs, discos and cheap restaurants in Cascais Fernando