By tourist on June 20, 2014
“Visitez le Estoril par train” The Sud-Express arrived in Portugal for the first time in 1883. In 1926, Estoril became the terminus station for a luxury tourist resort of international level. Passengers descend to the side of the avenue and were transported to the Palace Hotel and the Park.
By tourist on November 12, 2013
castle, Heritage, historyu, king
Cascais has a vast and complex heritage. With different influences such as the Visigoths, Romans and Arabs, who contributed to the town it is today. Its name is associated with some stories, the best known as being the derivation of the plural of Cascal (lots of shells) because of the abundance of marine mollusks at […]
By tourist on September 21, 2013
cascais, middle age
A look in former times !
By tourist on May 7, 2013
It must have been built during the 14th Century for it was in 1370 that the King D.Fernando donated the castle and the town to Gomes Lourenço de Avelar. Braun & Hogenberg. date c. 1575 COMMENTARY BY BRAUN (on verso): “North of Lisbon lies the town of Cascale, which is particularly suitable as a […]
By tourist on March 31, 2013
Heritage, history, old
Cascais first train station.