Add dates

Cascais Citadel Palace Museum

Cascais Citadel Palace Museum: Our most recommended tours and activities

Cascais: 2-Hour Sunset Cruise

1. Cascais: 2-Hour Sunset Cruise

Start your 2-hour sunset cruise from Cascais, where you can adapt your route with the crew according to your preferences. Sail towards Cabo the Roca, the most western point of Europe, or relax along the beautiful white sandy beaches of Cascais, Estoril, Parede, Carcavelos, and Oeiras. Sit back, relax and let yourself truly unwind as the sun slowly sets on the horizon. As you sail, discover the stunning shores and ancient fortifications along the coast and sip on tasty drinks onboard. Admire the spectacular sights of Cascais from its picturesque waterfront and finish your cruise refreshed and invigorated.

From Lisbon: Sailing Day Trip to Cascais with City Tour

2. From Lisbon: Sailing Day Trip to Cascais with City Tour

Enjoy views of Portugal's dynamic coastline on this sailing day trip from Lisbon to Cascais. Follow your guide on a walking tour in Cascais to sights like the Cascais Citadel. Spend some free time taking the sights in at your own pace before taking a bus or van back to Lisbon. Hop aboard the boat at the port of Belem and sail along the coast until you reach Cascais bay. On your way to Cascais, listen to stories about this route which was used by as a gateway to Lisbon by Portuguese navigators 500 years ago. Admire one of Portugal’s largest maritime defensive structures, the imposing St. Juliao da Barra Fort. Feel the sea breeze and marvel at stunning views of the sunny beaches of Estoril and Cascais. Arrive in Cascais, a city that was once a fishing village which became the summer destination of the Portuguese royal family. Step back in time on a guided walking tour to destinations like the Cascais Citadel, a set of fortifications built between the 15th and 17th centuries to protect from pirates. Head to a unique natural chasm located in the seaside cliffs which is called “Hells Mouth.” Let the Atlantic Ocean's full force in this space take your breath away. Explore the city with 2-hours of free time to walk the charming streets or purchase some local food. Return to Lisbon on a an air-conditioned vehicle and end your tour in the scenic Praça do comercio sqaure. 

Lisbon: Helicopter Flight over Estoril and Cascais

3. Lisbon: Helicopter Flight over Estoril and Cascais

This unique experience will offer you a magnificent view of Lisbon Sun Coast. After checking in and the safety briefing you will board the helicopter and take off from our heliport in Algés. You will fly over the stunning Tagus River Estuary, witnessing the splendid views of the Bugio light house and the Saint Julian Fortress, before embarking on a journey along the entire coastal line to Cascais, where you can find beautiful beaches like Carcavelos, steep cliffs, and picturesque villages and places of interest as Estoril's Casino, where during the Second World War the spies for both sides fought for information. Then marvel at the charming town of Cascais the summer holiday location of the Portuguese Kings. It's natural beauty can be seen in its crystal clear waters, golden sands, and lush green forests. The town is also home to several natural reserves, including the Boca do Inferno Nature Reserve, which features dramatic cliffs and caves. It's architecture is a mix of traditional Portuguese architecture, as well as more modern styles, dominated by the Cascais Citadel, a fortification that was built in the 16th century to defend the town from pirate attacks. Cascais is also home to several beautiful palaces and mansions, many of which were built in the 19th and early 20th centuries by wealthy Portuguese families.

Lisbon: Sintra and Cascais Tesla Tour

4. Lisbon: Sintra and Cascais Tesla Tour

Spend an amazing day out of Lisbon being driven around Sintra and Cascais in a Tesla. Visit amazing places like the Palace of Queluz and the Sintra-Cascais National Park. Start by visiting the 18th century National Palace of Queluz with its beautiful gardens. Explore the village of Sintra on your next stop and enjoy the magical atmosphere of its historic town center. Climb among the mystical forests of Sintra and find the 19th-century Pena Palace at the top of the hill. See how the royal family lived before going on a drive through the beautiful national park to Cabo da Roca. Enjoy coastal roads passing by Guincho Beach, Cascais, and Estoril on your way back to Lisbon.

Other Sightseeing Options in Cascais Citadel Palace Museum

Want to discover all there is to do in Cascais Citadel Palace Museum? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Cascais Citadel Palace Museum

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 5 reviews

No os perdáis Cascais, es simplemente maravilloso. Con este tour fue todo comodisimo, el guía muy atento y amable con nosotros. Y la vuelta en velero...qué decir! Espectacular! Para mí, la mejor manera de visitar Cascais

Cascais is amazing and I really enjoyed the boat ride! The guide Flavio is very knowledgeable and kind. It was a small group, the day was beautiful and we had a great time. Highly recommended!!

Great experience! The sailing trip is nice and Cascais a charming place. I recommend this tour.