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Posts tagged ‘Cascais’

31
May

A Hidden World – Sintra-Cascais Natural Park

Pena Palace, Sintra

Pena Palace, Sintra

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Perched on top of a hill, overlooking the Sintra Natural Park sits the magnificent and exotic Pena Palace. The palace bears a resemblance to the castles that dot the banks of the River Rhine and is said to be a fine example of Romantic architecture. Its vibrant colours – pink, yellow and blue, turrets, vault arches and medley of buildings gives it a fairy tale and fantastical quality. Read more »

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23
May

Cascais – A Refuge for Kings and Spies

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Cascais, Portugal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It was the Portuguese Royalty who first used Estoril and Cascais as their summer residence, building palaces and luxurious villas, turning the small fishing villages into fashionable seaside towns. Read more »

22
May

Holidays with an Active Twist

Cascais, Portugal

Cascais, Portugal

People’s attitude towards holidays have changed over the years. While we were once happy to seek out a beach, lie on a lounger and sip cocktails for a week, we now want something more. A holiday, but an adventure at the same time. Read more »