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Cascais: Sunset Boat Trip with Welcome Drinks

1. Cascais: Sunset Boat Trip with Welcome Drinks

Navigate along the charming coast of Cascais, where you will see all the famous sights from the sea. From the center villa to the classic chateaux and mansion, to the fortress used to protect the coast against pirates a long time ago, to the Casino, as well as other famous 007/ James Bond spots. Then you'll travel toward the open sea to the beautiful cliff of Costa da Guia. Relax and admire the sun "touching" the sea as you sip on a welcome drink.

Cascais: Half-day Fishing Tour

2. Cascais: Half-day Fishing Tour

Meet your crew at Marina de Cascais and get on the high seas. Your captain will sail you to secret fishing spots and teach you how to get the best catch. If this is your first time fishing, don't be afraid, the crew are here to help you.  Boats are all well equipped with everything you could need - all fishing equipment is provided and snacks and drinks will be provided throughout the day.  You will also have the option to grill the catches and eat them onboard. If you would like to choose this upgrade, please select the add-on at checkout. It costs 15€ per person. If you don't want to grill your catch you can take it home with you to cook later.

Lisboa: Surf Lesson

3. Lisboa: Surf Lesson

Meet with your professional instructor at the surf school in Carcavelos. Get equipped with your surfing gear, including a wetsuit and board. From here, travel to the beach of Carcavelos or Guincho beach, depending on the most favorable weather conditions on the day. Enjoy a surfing lesson and learn the basics of surfing. Discover essential skills related to safety, how to read the ocean, and how to choose a wave. Learn the practical movements of paddling and standing up on your board to catch the perfect wave. Benefit from personalized instruction with an expert instructor throughout the lesson.

Lisbon: Dolphin Watching Boat Tour

4. Lisbon: Dolphin Watching Boat Tour

Admire wild dolphins in their natural habitat on a journey around Lisbon's coast aboard a speedboat with a marine biologist and a captain. Relax and enjoy stunning views of Lisbon's main monuments, the Estoril Coast, and Cascais from the Tagus River, all while keeping an eye out for playful dolphins. Admire the magnificent views while learning about these incredible marine mammals, and how teams in Portugal are preserving their natural habitat. Feel free to ask your marine biologist any questions about dolphins and marine life throughout the journey. Enjoy a tour approved by the Official Oceanarium of Lisbon (Oceanário de Lisboa).

Lisbon: Sailboat Beach Tour

5. Lisbon: Sailboat Beach Tour

Feel the pleasure of taking a few dives along the magnificent coast between Lisbon and Cascais on this private sailboat tour. This experience is perfect for spending time with friends and family and celebrating birthdays or other special occasions. Board the luxury sailboat, enjoy a welcome drink, and set sail from Lisbon’s port, Doca do Bom Sucesso. Depending on your chosen tour length, you can anchor in front of the beach in Caxias, Oeiras, or Cascais Bay. Choose to swim, dive, or just relax on board and soak in the rays. On the way to the area’s most scenic places, take in the view of the coastline and enjoy the fresh air.

Lisbon: Fátima, Nazaré, and Óbidos Private Tour

6. Lisbon: Fátima, Nazaré, and Óbidos Private Tour

Fátima, a city in central Portugal, 130 km from Lisbon, and one of the most important places of worship for Catholics, with around 5 million visitors every year. After the visit to the Sanctuary of Fátima, from which the Chapel of Apparitions, where Our Lady appeared to the three shepherds in 1917 Nazare for a fresh fish and seafood lunch. This fishing village was one of the first points of international tourist interest in Portugal, during the last century. Currently, it is known worldwide for its giant waves and surf records. Óbidos, a romantic medieval village, famous for its winding streets, whitewashed houses covered with flowers, vases and tiles - all within the walls of a magnificent 12th century castle.

Cascais: Private Yacht Cruise in the Bay & Sightseeing

7. Cascais: Private Yacht Cruise in the Bay & Sightseeing

Leaving from Marina de Cascais, as soon as the crew finish the undocking will start to serve a drink,and head direction of Estoril, navigating in front of many historical places, famous & glamorous spots, like the Hotel where 007 movie series were created. After the boat will navigate to a famous fortress used in the past to protection against pirates, developed by the years until the seventies when the fortress was the ditactor summer house, after the boat will head to the most wild coast of Cascais where you will see the HELLs MOUTH, and the clifs where the romans were cutting rocks to use on the constructions.

Lisbon: Sintra, Cabo da Roca, & Cascais Private Bus Tour

8. Lisbon: Sintra, Cabo da Roca, & Cascais Private Bus Tour

Relax with your private group in a bus with windows that stretch all around and up to the ceiling, the ideal design for taking in the sights. Drive through the Sintra Mountains, to the resort town of Cascais, and along Estoril’s Avenida Marginal towards Belém on this full-day trip. Get picked up from your Lisbon accommodation for a journey across the greater Lisbon District. Make your first stop at the village of Sintra, whose romantic architecture, historic farms, and countless royal palaces have made it a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stroll in the charming streets and try a sample of Travesseiro de Sintra, a traditional pastry revered by locals. Hop back on the bus and head to the westernmost point of Europe - Cabo da Roca. Views the rocky coastline and cliffs bashed with the wild waves of the Atlantic Ocean. Continue through the Sintra Mountains for views over Cascais and the mouth of the Tagus River. Reach Cascais by the Guincho road, noticing the beaches that are the delight of surfers. Stop at “Boca do Inferno” (Hell's Mouth) Cave and watch the vicious water erode the curiously-shaped arch. In Cascais, visit the charming town center and fishing port that feeds the Portuguese Riviera. Ride along Estoril’s Avenida Marginal, a windy coastal road with views of beaches, towns, and the ocean. Lastly, visit Belém and marvel at the historic monuments built with ancient sun-bleached stone, relics of the town’s origins as a hotspot for seafarers.

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What people are saying about Cascais

Super nice team At first some information about the animals will be announced. The speedboat ride to the dolphins was super cool. We found a few dolphins or groups (even large ones!) The organizers know what they are doing and also pay attention to the animals in terms of animal welfare. A really great experience that you should have made (for a reasonable price) On the way back to the port we passed a few sights of Belem, something was also explained about this.

Incredible trip! Mandatory if you are visiting Lisbon. The team is welcoming and they take their time to inform us about many things about dolphins and the sea! Security is there and we were able to observe around thirty dolphins. On the way back, we had the right to a few jolts to make us laugh and to visit the coast and its monuments. I recommend 100%

Great Tour! The guides were super nice, we saw alot of dolphins and on the way back the guides showed us some monuments and explained their meanings. Before arriving at the port, the guides speeded the boat, which was a perfect ending for a great tour.

A very fun and educational experience. We were all excited to see the dolphins especially my daughter.

beautiful day, great, modern, clean boat, friendly and competent crew, and lots of fish. Can't be beat