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      Lagos Nov 13, 2016 at 6:32 AM

      Any festivals in Lagos, Portugal in the late May ?

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      Ferry Boat travel between islands

      Azores Nov 6, 2016 at 9:36 AM

      My sister and I will be traveling to Terceira next August. We were hoping to be able to ferry between the islands. I have been researching the ferry websites (Atlantico); however, not as informative as I would like to ease my concern about catching a ferry between Terceira and Sao Miguel, Filal or Pico.

      Any way to get actual schedule on paper? Better to fly between the islands or is ferry travel reliable?

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      Stay the whole week in Funchal, or not?

      Madeira Island Nov 6, 2016 at 12:43 AM

      Hello!
      I will visit Madeira for a week in April and during that week I would like to do several hikes. Is it good to base myself in Funchal and from there make daytrips with local transportation (bus) to places where I can start/end a hike, or should I base myself in another town/village for a few days?

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      US Citizens living part time in Portugal

      Portugal Nov 22, 2016 at 10:15 AM

      Hi all,
      Several of us (US citizens) are contemplating a part time residence in Portugal and are considering various cities and options, including Lisbon, Algarve and smaller towns north of Lisbon. If anyone has suggestions as to where to start our research and share experiences, I would appreciate all comments. Any practical advice (access to medical care, climate, etc.) is very welcome.
      Thanks!

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    • Walk from algar seco to....

      Lagos Nov 6, 2016 at 2:55 AM

      Hi. I will be in Faro and Portugal for first time since 30.11 till 3.12. I would like to visit Algarve probably on Friday 2nd December. I was thinking to take morning train to Lagoa, and then bus to Carvoeiro. (I think I will be in Carvoeiro before 11am according to buses). I wanted to do daylight walk along the coast from algar seco, through benagil, and praia marinha. Because I don't have idea about distances, how far it is , and could I continue my walk yet further to see another beaches too? Do I have to return to lagoa or can I take return bus/train from yet another town to come back to faro? Maybe anyone of you are going to have a walk that day too?

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    • Restaurant/Bar Terrace Recommendation

      by KieraOH Online Now Jul 30, 2015 at 10:12 PM

      Hi VTers, I'm finding it hard to research nice restaurants and bars to visit in Cascais. I'm looking for recommendations for a group of about 20 people to gather for a pre-wedding celebration. Ideally somewhere a little more upmarket without being crazy expensive and with a view for some food & nice drinks so maybe a terrace/patio/roof deck - any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

      My next question is that it will be midweek, early September...is it typically quiet in this area midweek or still lively?

      Thanks in advance! K.

      2 Answers Aug 1, 2015 at 4:27 AM
    • Overnight Parking in Cascais

      by jmcgill Online Now Mar 24, 2015 at 12:10 PM

      We are considering a property near central Cascais for five nights in September, but it does not have parking. The owner says public parking is available all around the property. I'm a bit nervous about security and availability and cost too. Can someone please give me some advise? Thank you.

      2 Answers Apr 9, 2015 at 4:46 PM
    • 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 5:42 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?

      11 Answers Sep 3, 2016 at 2:31 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 Mar 25, 2014 at 7:34 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 28, 2013 at 1:57 PM
    • 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 11:32 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 26, 2013 at 8:56 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 ?

      2 Answers May 8, 2015 at 10:54 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