Situated on the South Western coast, Lisbon offers a rich diversity of magnificent landscapes, seashores and entertainment. The capital of Portugal, Lisbon is a legendary city with over 20 centuries of history. Also the stage for popular festivities, the place for exquisite shopping and exciting nightlife and museums. Lisbon is easily accessible from our coastal resorts. Only 50 minutes from Cascais and 45 minutes from Estoril by train.
Cascais is 30 kilometres from Lisbon, near Cabo da Roca. Just 2 miles from Estoril it still retains its past as a fishing village but has become a modern town and stylish summer resort. Cascais enjoys a sophisticated nightlife and attracts jetsetters from all corners of the globe. It has a pretty town with modern shops and the streets and walks are paved in colourful cobblestones. Little town beaches with charming surroundings and the picture perfect harbour where you will see yachts and colourful fishing boats by the docks bobbing on the water. Within easy reach of Cascais is the famous beach at Guincho with its high waves attracting windsurfers from all around the world. Cascais boasts a smart new marina adding a further attraction to the town.
Estoril Beaches on the Estoril Coast face south in a continuous line from the Tagus estuary and are known for their calm waters and fine sand.
The Estoril casino is the largest in Europe. There is a great deal of entertainment here including nightly cabaret and music hall shows in a sophisticated atmosphere. Estoril is very picturesque, you can sit on the boardwalk over-looking the beach or take a stroll in the park. On both sides of the park which is just across from the train station, there are plenty of stylish shops and restaurants. For golfers there are several championship golf courses available.
Lisbon City: The Portuguese capital is a cool, cosmopolitan and creative city, marrying the historic with the modern, the traditional with the cutting edge. Lisbon boasts a superb natural setting, tumbling down from seven lofty hills before reaching the banks of the River Tagus.
Lisbon is situated at the mouth of the Tagus River and is the westernmost capital of a mainland European country.
The westernmost part of Lisbon, is occupied by the Parque Florestal de Monsanto (English: Monsanto Forest Park), an 10 km2 (4 sq mi) urban park, that occupies 10% of the municipality of Lisbon, considered one the largest in Europe.
The city occupies an area of 84.94 km2 (33 sq mi), and its city boundaries, unlike those of most major cities, are narrowly defined by historical center.The rest of the urbanized area of the Lisbon Metropolitan Area, known generically as Greater Lisbon (Portuguese: Grande Lisboa), are actually several administratively defined cities and municipalities.