Museu Condes de Castro Guimarães
Parque Marechal Carmona
The wild Parque Marechal Carmona provides a shady retreat from the seaside crowds, with a duck pond, birch and pine trees, palms and...
Centro Cultural de Cascais
The colourful Centro Cultural de Cascais, in what was a barefooted Carmelite convent, hosts contemporary exhibitions and cultural events.
The citadel is where the royal family used to spend the summer. Today it houses a luxury hotel (the Pousada de Cascais ), which has...
On the edge of leafy Parque Marechal Carmona, this place has a large open-air terrace that makes a refreshing spot for a pint of...
It’s hard to know where to look first at this bright, art-slung cafe, jazzed up with flower prints, zebra stripes and technicolour glass...
Museu Condes de Castro Guimarães information
The grounds of Parque Marechal Carmona harbour the Museu Condes de Castro Guimarães , the whimsical early-19th-century mansion complete with castle turrets and Arabic cloister. The lavishly decorated abode has 17th-century Indo-Portuguese cabinets, Oriental silk tapestries and 300-year-old azulejos. Don’t miss the rare 16th-century manuscript depicting pre-earthquake Lisbon.