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A short train ride along the shore from Lisbon’s Cais do Sodré station leads to Cascais property, a formerly quaint fishing village that became a popular resort favored by European nobility and kings in the early 20th century. Today it is a colorful cosmopolitan town with elegant pedestrian streets, luxuriant villas, fashionable shops, restaurants and bars, along with many Cascais Luxury Villas for sale.
Elements of its fishing village roots can still be felt at the lively fish auction that takes place every afternoon by the main beach (Cascais sea view properties) and its brightly painted fishing boats, and the story of old Cascais apartments is told by old photographs, paintings, and other items at the small “Museu do Mar” (Museum of the Sea).
To appreciate the domestic ambience of the aristocracy in the 18th and 19th centuries, visit the Castro Guimarães Museum, housed in a mansion that once belonged to the Counts of Castro Guimarães. It overlooks the sea and is surrounded by a vast garden. Villa for sale Cascais Inside, many of its rooms have been preserved just as the last residents left them, showcasing a collection of decorative art made up of a wealth of artifacts in gold and silver, ceramics, sculpture, and fine furniture. There is also a library with over 25,000 volumes, which can be consulted by researchers and students.
In the pretty pedestrian streets paved with blocks recreating wave patterns in the center of town (Cascais property for sale) are good restaurants, bars, and shops, and the Church of Nossa Senhora da Assunção, decorated with paintings by the 17th-century artist Josefa de Obidos.
A 20-minute walk along the coastal road leads to an outstanding sight, Boca do Inferno (“Mouth of Hell”). High waves crash into gigantic caves carved out of the rock by the sea, causing an awe-inspiring noise that may explain the name given to the site and why Aleister Crowley chose it to fake his own death in 1930. Property in Cascais
The best beach nearby (reached by bus from outside the train station every one or two hours) is the magnificent sandy beach of Guincho. Cascais Beach & Golf property Backed by dunes and with some of the best rollers in Europe, it is a true paradise for surfers. The water is clean and the Atlantic waves pound onto the sand even on the calmest of days, which is why World Surfing Championships have taken place here. Terrace-restaurants overlook the beach and surrounding coastline. Sea view properties Cascais)
Back in the old town centre, a waterfront boardwalk connects Cascais real estate for sale to Property in Estoril(a stroll between the two towns is recommended), just the right place to end your day before heading back to the capital Property in Lisbon.