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    • staying near university area

      Lisbon Feb 13, 2015 at 11:19 AM

      Hi all!
      Going to study at University of Lisbon later this year, and trying to figure out where to live. Does anyone know the area of Cidade Universitaria? Is it a nice area to live? Or, are there other other neighborhoods that are not far from the university (walking distance or short commute) that are preferable?
      Thanks!

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    • Lisbon airport - city centre?

      Lisbon Feb 25, 2015 at 8:33 AM

      Hi, How to reach from airport to city centre and I plan to walk through the destinations in the city centre and reach belem tower last probably by evening.

      From Belem , how do I reach to oriente bus station?

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      Hotels in Lisbon

      Lisbon 1 hours ago

      Was looking for a hotel for at least 3 nights in Lisbon at the end of May. I noticed the Corinthia Hotel Lisbon on line and looked quite nice. However it looked like it may be away from the sights. Don't mind walking or taking local transportation. Maybe there are others closer to the action (sights).
      If anyone has any suggestions I would appreciate them. In the area of 150 E per night would be good.. That's around 200$ Canadian.

      again thanks
      Rick M

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    • A day in Lisbon..

      Lisbon Feb 24, 2015 at 5:06 AM

      Please let me know the best places to go for a day at Lisbon? I love architecture,culture .. Not much of a person who enjoys museums..Thanks in advance

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      painting workshops?

      Lisbon Feb 10, 2015 at 4:14 PM

      I am planning a budget trip to Lisbon late august into september. I am an hobby-ist painter and would like to try and join a painting class or workshop for starting painters. Have surfed the net for information, and most workshops I found are expensive and all inclusive vacations. Is there an art school or some kind of center that has like summer classes or introduction classes for locals, and where foreigners would be welcome to join? I paint with water colours and acrylic colors but would appreciate some insight into using other mediums like charcoal, crayons, chalk. Since I do not read portuguese well, it is hard to search effectively.

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    • bridges tour

      Lisbon Feb 23, 2015 at 11:34 PM

      I will be in Lisbon in the midle of April. I would like to take a trip to the other side of Tajo river passing by Vasco Da Gama bridge and return By 25 of April bridge. Are they a bus who made this itinerary or I have to rent a car?
      Thanks in advance
      Voicu

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      Is Sintra worth a visit?

      Lisbon 20 hours ago

      Coming to Portugal for a couple of weeks in May/June and will be landing in Lisbon. Is Sintra worth a day visit or longer? Will have a rental when we head south but did not want to rent one in Lisbon.

      Any other suggestions for visits along the way to Faro?

      r

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    • destinations - 8 hours ??

      Lisbon Feb 25, 2015 at 9:37 AM

      Here are the destinations I plan to cover in 7 hours. Might be the lisboa people could help me plan better if I missed any??

      Castle of S. Jorge, Rua de Santa Cruz do Castelo, 1100-129 Lisboa,
      Igreja de São Domingos, Largo São Domingos,
      Carmo Convent,
      Santa Justa Lift, Rua
      Chiado Museum
      Tapada das Necessidades, Portugal
      Basílica da Estrela, Praça da Estrela,
      Palácio Nacional da Ajuda
      Jerónimos Monastery,
      Belém Tower, Avenida Brasíli

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    • are the shops open on a sunday

      by warlord1 Online Now Aug 17, 2014 at 3:15 AM

      are the shops open on a sunday

      2 Answers Aug 17, 2014 at 5:05 AM
    • Bike hire estoril or caiscais

      by Goniki Online Now Aug 13, 2014 at 11:08 AM

      Is it possible to hire bikes in estoril or caiscais?

      2 Answers Aug 13, 2014 at 11:56 AM
    • Bike Lisboa-Cascais

      by ingamor Online Now Jul 5, 2014 at 1:08 AM

      Hello,
      Does anyone know if there is a bike-path or a relatively safe costalroad where a very fit 16-year old can go by bike from Lisboa to Cascais?

      10 Answers Jul 6, 2014 at 3:02 AM
    • Taxi - Lisbon to Carcavelos

      by Mickster24 Online Now Jun 13, 2014 at 5:51 AM

      I am visiting Carcavelos in August and would like to pre book a taxi from the airport.
      Does anybody know of a friendly cab service they can recommend?
      Thanks in anticipation.

      1 Answer Jun 13, 2014 at 8:16 AM
    • Inexpensive month rentals in this area

      by montanamber Online Now Mar 25, 2014 at 2:37 AM

      My husband and I want to spend the month of march 2015 in any area west of Lisbon or setubal. Our needs are simple one bedroom with kitchen, we explore a lot so easy access to park car. We currently spend four months in Vilamoura and should you need info feel free to contact us.

      1 Answer Jan 19, 2015 at 8:27 AM
    • Getting from Cascais to Hard Rock Cafe in Lisbon by public transport.

      by debconstance Online Now Feb 28, 2014 at 10:40 AM

      Is there a good way to get from Cascais to Hard Rock Cafe in Lisbon by train/ bus?

      6 Answers Feb 28, 2014 at 1:24 PM
    • Safety and family

      by Des201 Online Now Jan 15, 2014 at 3:52 PM

      Is cascais a safe place for a young family? Are schools good?

      2 Answers Jan 15, 2014 at 11:42 PM
    • Solar Dom Carlos

      by kloedy Online Now Oct 28, 2013 at 1:28 PM

      Is the Solar Dom Carlos hotel still open. None of the booking sites show any vacancy no matter what date I puut in and the hotel is not answering emails?

      6 Answers Oct 29, 2013 at 9:53 AM
    • Bus service?

      by kelsanggamo Online Now Oct 19, 2013 at 6:39 AM

      Is there a bus from estoril to the hippodrome in Cascais?

      4 Answers Oct 20, 2013 at 5:15 AM
    • Hippodrome in cascais

      by kelsanggamo Online Now Oct 18, 2013 at 8:30 AM

      How far is the hippodrome from the train station in Cascais?

      2 Answers Oct 18, 2013 at 10:43 AM
    • Restaurante Patria Lusa

      by alanvalerie Online Now Oct 16, 2013 at 8:52 AM

      We would like to visit this restaurante in November 2014. When are the Fado evenings? Weekdays or weekends? Is it necessary to book? How expensive is it?

    • What's new in Cascais

      by alanvalerie Online Now Oct 15, 2013 at 8:59 AM

      I last visited Cascais in 1960, what has changed in the last 53 years? and what has stayed the same?

      6 Answers Oct 16, 2013 at 7:46 AM
    • Weather in Cascais in October

      by marykadampatraveler Online Now Oct 8, 2013 at 7:15 PM

      What can we expect for weather when we visit during the last week in October? Is it typically rainy at that time of year? Cool or warm?

      4 Answers Oct 12, 2013 at 11:28 AM
    • Cascais to Sintra - options

      by harte Online Now Aug 27, 2013 at 6:12 AM

      What are the travel options for getting to Sintra from Cascais...travelling party has 4 adults and 2 children under 4

      6 Answers Aug 27, 2013 at 9:28 AM
    • Swimming pools

      by libmad3 Online Now Jun 26, 2013 at 6:34 AM

      I am looking for a public swimming pool to use in Cascais area or near , Monte Estoril, Estoril, preforably Cascais.
      I am pregnant and need to keep myself fit! they say swimming is the best.
      If anyone know of any public pools, or even gym swimming classes that specilise in pregnancy would be majorly helpful!!!

      1 Answer Jun 27, 2013 at 10:50 AM
    • Purchasing a pedestal fan

      by bcoimbra Online Now Jun 15, 2013 at 7:35 AM

      Where can I go to buy a pedestal fan to use during my stay in Cascais?

      1 Answer Jun 15, 2013 at 7:56 AM
    • September in Cascais

      by anadjilas Online Now Apr 5, 2013 at 2:53 PM

      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?

      11 Answers Aug 27, 2013 at 5:58 AM
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      Casa da Guia.

      by Maurizioago Online Now Oct 22, 2012 at 8:44 AM

      Is there a bus to Casa da Guia from the town center?

      8 Answers Oct 23, 2012 at 2:00 AM
    • BICAS- easter moday

      by nl48226 Online Now Apr 8, 2012 at 12:37 PM

      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!

      1 Answer Apr 8, 2012 at 3:05 PM
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      Passport Photo Booth

      by IanLee Online Now Apr 8, 2012 at 12:26 PM

      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 ?

      1 Answer Apr 8, 2012 at 3:00 PM
    • Family vacation in June

      by trouty13 Online Now Jan 14, 2012 at 11:11 AM

      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

      7 Answers Feb 23, 2012 at 2:36 PM
    • Cascais hotel suggestion?

      by x07afb Online Now Jul 5, 2011 at 2:33 PM

      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.

      3 Answers Jul 6, 2011 at 2:25 AM
    • would you recommend

      by hrafael Online Now Jan 29, 2011 at 9:07 AM

      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!

      4 Answers Jan 31, 2011 at 9:02 AM
    • Lisbon Airport to Cascais

      by iggyracer Online Now Oct 12, 2010 at 1:51 AM

      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

      2 Answers Oct 12, 2010 at 7:36 AM
    • Life in Cascais for a Japanese-American Family

      by buckrodgers Online Now Sep 17, 2010 at 12:22 PM

      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.

      9 Answers Sep 18, 2010 at 1:45 PM
    • Lisbon airport to Cascais

      by hellyc Online Now Apr 19, 2010 at 2:29 AM

      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.

      3 Answers Apr 19, 2010 at 5:14 AM
    • Cascais to porto

      by beccawyer Online Now Jan 23, 2010 at 1:35 AM

      Is it easy to get a train from cascais to porto?

      2 Answers Jan 23, 2010 at 2:32 AM
    • Apartment August 2010

      by esteban2010 Online Now Nov 1, 2009 at 2:40 PM

      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

      3 Answers Nov 11, 2009 at 6:46 AM
    • recommend cheap accomodation

      by stamiri Online Now Jun 7, 2009 at 8:04 AM

      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

      7 Answers Jun 20, 2009 at 11:27 PM
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      Safe place to park a car

      by matcrazy1 Online Now May 14, 2009 at 2:35 PM

      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.

      3 Answers May 15, 2009 at 1:05 AM