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“Lovely Area”
29 Jun 2018
“Beautiful & No Crowds”
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Avenida Dom Carlos I, Cascais 2750-310, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The palace was on the ocean and full of interesting historical elements. The outside structure and views are also lovely.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 95nikop
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Grab your lunch and take it to go. Come to this small square that is well maintained and devoid of the crowds. Wonderful triangular castle wall, some small shops and museums that I didn’t go in to, and beautiful art sculptures throughout.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank GlobeTrttr
Reviewed 24 June 2018

The Citadel is a set of fortifications built between 1488 and 1648. Historically a defense structure and a palace for the royals. Today and what you will experience is a complex consisting of the roiginal citadel, a high end hotel, art galleries, restaurant and museum....More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank high_low73
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Kings and Queens used this has a vacation Palace now its for the use of the Presidents of Portugal and where Heads o State stay when they come to Portugal . It has an amazing small church and the view is incredible.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Athayde
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Set within the grounds of the old fort, now a lovely hotel, is this restored residence of the President. As we were staying at the hotel it was an easy walk across the courtyard, For others a walk to the historic part. It is well...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Margaret L
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Well worth seeing in the old fortress which is now a luxury hotel and an art complex .The alterations to the fortress and complex have been very tastefully done

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank merfyn_thomas
Reviewed 21 February 2016

A place to see in Cascais, to discorrer the Summer House of the late King of Portugal Kind D. Carlos. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank cascais
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Beautifully restored. Lovely visit. Could use a bit of a tour guide there though! Only waiting staff.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank CatherineHoffmann
Reviewed 7 February 2016

A space beautifully restored as part of the Cidadela properties. Worth a visit to get a glimpse into old world charm. Check ahead of visit if there are functions/events planned as the place might be closed off for visitors then.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Lilie100
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Inside a sixteen century fortress and rebuild six years ago, the Cascais Palace is one the best works I saw in Portugal. All details, the furniture, the paints, the views and the church are amazing. Don't miss a guided visit to see the old royal...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank pedroe757
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