1. "Boca do Inferno": a chasm in the limestone cliffs and one of the major tourist attractions in Cascais. You can’t miss it!
2. “Museu Condes de Castro Guimarães”: according to The Crazy Tourist, a museum enriched with paintings, Indo-Portuguese furniture, jewellery, prehistoric archaeology from local caves, oriental porcelain, all left to Cascais in the will of Manuel Inácio de Castro Guimarães.
3. “Old Centre of Cascais”: invest 1 hour in getting to know the old center of Cascais and enjoy the calçada portuguesa and the posh ambience on the streets!
5. “Museu do Mar Rei D. Carlos”: Maritime museum opened in 1992 and is just right to the “Casa das Histórias”. Leverage from the town’s heritage as a former fishing village and learn more about the ocean’s ecology and natural history!
6. “House of Wonders”: An art gallery, shop and café rolled into one and, according to The Time Out Magazine, has a top-floor terrace that is ideal for a sundowner!
7. “Mercado da Vila”: in the centre of Cascais was revamped in 2015 and now has dozens of eateries as well as produce stalls. Time Out Magazine favourites are Marisco na Praça, which specialises in fish and shellfish, Italian restaurant Gulli, which is great for kids, Pátio do Petisco, where you can split some snacks, and Grão d’Amor, which has toasted sandwiches, salads and the like.
8. “Praia do Tamariz”: Just go for a walk and admire the beauty of this splendid beach!
9. “Praia do Guincho”: Contemplate the 7 Km wild beach just right to the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park!
10. “Golf”: If golf is your thing, you are at the right place! Go to Penha Longa Resort, the most reputable host of the Portuguese Open and ranked in Europe’s top 30 courses!