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29 Jun 2018
“Beautiful & No Crowds”
23 Jun 2018
“History, art, food, hotel ... something for all”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Avenida Dom Carlos I, Cascais 2750-310, Portugal
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Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Grab your lunch and take it to go. Come to this small square that is well maintained and devoid of the crowds. Wonderful triangular castle wall, some small shops and museums that I didn’t go in to, and beautiful art sculptures throughout.

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Reviewed June 23, 2018

The Citadel is a set of fortifications built between 1488 and 1648. Historically a defense structure and a palace for the royals. Today and what you will experience is a complex consisting of the roiginal citadel, a high end hotel, art galleries, restaurant and museum....More

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Reviewed May 4, 2018

Kings and Queens used this has a vacation Palace now its for the use of the Presidents of Portugal and where Heads o State stay when they come to Portugal . It has an amazing small church and the view is incredible.

1  Thank Athayde
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Set within the grounds of the old fort, now a lovely hotel, is this restored residence of the President. As we were staying at the hotel it was an easy walk across the courtyard, For others a walk to the historic part. It is well...More

2  Thank Margaret L
Reviewed June 9, 2016

Well worth seeing in the old fortress which is now a luxury hotel and an art complex .The alterations to the fortress and complex have been very tastefully done

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Reviewed February 20, 2016

A place to see in Cascais, to discorrer the Summer House of the late King of Portugal Kind D. Carlos. Worth a visit.

Thank cascais
Reviewed February 20, 2016

Beautifully restored. Lovely visit. Could use a bit of a tour guide there though! Only waiting staff.

Thank CatherineHoffmann
Reviewed February 7, 2016

A space beautifully restored as part of the Cidadela properties. Worth a visit to get a glimpse into old world charm. Check ahead of visit if there are functions/events planned as the place might be closed off for visitors then.

Thank Lilie100
Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

Inside a sixteen century fortress and rebuild six years ago, the Cascais Palace is one the best works I saw in Portugal. All details, the furniture, the paints, the views and the church are amazing. Don't miss a guided visit to see the old royal...More

1  Thank pedroe757
Reviewed January 14, 2016

Great "slice of time" from the early 20th century. Well preserved and curated home and gardens, with peacocks, beach, private chapel and exotic plants

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