If you are traveling to Portugal, your itinerary must include a day in the town of Cascais. Located outside of Lisbon, this coastal town has many beaches, museums and public places to explore. If you want to spend the day in Cascais cheaply, this guide will provide a great jumping-off point.
For breakfast, going to kick the day off with a visit to Café Galeria House of Wonders. This casual dining place is perfect for a morning bite and includes all the standard breakfast fare you could want, including coffee. The restaurant features options for vegetarians and vegans as well, making this a perfect morning stop.
To kill time between breakfast and lunch, take a trip to the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park. You could spend all day exploring this park and documenting the trip for social media. Protected since 1981, it is an awesome place to while away the morning and see some incredible sights.
For lunch, take a trip to Taberna Economia de Cascais. This restaurant features a robust lunch menu with lots of local flavors for less than $10 per plate.
Get ready for an afternoon filled with beautiful sculptures and poetry. The Poets’ Park is a short ride from Cascais proper and is a testament to Portuguese poetry. The park is 15 hectacres of gardens, sculptures and playgrounds for kids. This is the perfect place to wander, enjoy the architecture and art and delight in leisure through the afternoon.
Polvo Vadio is our stop for dinner. This charming restaurant will let you get in touch with the city’s soul with outside dining. The restaurant features mid-range dining, allowing you to get your fix without breaking the budget.
After dinner, take a ride to Crow Bar for one of the city’s best rock and roll bars, easily identifiable by its eclectic décor and niche drinks, like the espresso martini.
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