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CASCAIS
FREE TOUR

Cascais Free Tour
The charming village with
a view to the sea
(Only in Spanish)

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If you want to see the best of Cascais in half a day, our Cascais Free Tour is the tour you were looking for. This free tour is a great introduction to Cascais and you’ll get to discover the center of the village most important attractions in one single tour. Take Lisboa’s free walking tour will take you through the birth of Cascais until its epic XIX emergence as a popular seaside resort by the hand of King Luís I, showing you many of Cascais’ attractions and offering you dozens of local tips and plenty of things to do in Cascais. ​ Many take a train trip from Lisbon to Cascais to meet our tour guide outside the train station where we begin the walking tour facing the lovely Cascais beaches. It is just over Praia da Conceição beach that we will reveal the origin of James Bond himself and tell tales of the many double spies that came to Portugal during World War II. ​ With the Atlantic Ocean keeping us company we will reveal to you the historical origin of Cascais and what it was like to go to the beach at the beginning of the last century. If there’s one thing that combines with the beaches in Cascais it’s the ice-creams from Santini. Did you know that when the Spanish kings were exiled in Cascais this was one of their favorite spots? If there’s a king that loved this village, it was D. Carlos I and our Cascais Free Tour will talk about this passion as we ourselves fall in love with the incredible view of the bay. If there's one thing worth seeing in this stroll it’s the Cascais bay, a live postcard of the Portuguese Riviera with its colored fisherman boats and its stylish summer palaces. ​ No Cascais guided tour could forget the haunting Boca do Inferno, stage to one of the most frightening episodes in the life of the great Portuguese writer Fernando Pessoa. As an entrée, it will be enough to say that it involves satanic rituals, a mysterious disappearance and a man who thought he was the Devil. Trust us, the sound of the waves crashing incessantly into the reddish rocks will be one of the highlights of this visit. ​ This is arguably Cascais’ best walking tour and as you can see we go by many of the must see places to visit in Cascais. Cascais is a summer dream and that feeling will stay with you long after you leave this charming village. If you’re wondering what to do in Cascais, do not worry. Our guide will reward you with his personal tips and recommendations so that you may enjoy your stay in Cascais to the fullest. Take our Cascais Free Tour and let the Portuguese Riviera get under your skin.

 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Praia da Conceição and Praia da Rainha: Origin of Cascais and James Bond

  • Historical Center: Going to the Beach 100 years ago

  • Santini: Kings in Exile

  • City Hall: The English Community in Cascais

  • Bay of Cascais: VHILS and King Carlos I

  • Citadel: Spanish Invasion

  • Condes do Castro Guimarães Palace: Legend of King Pedro and Inês de Castro

  • Boca do Inferno: Fernando Pessoa and the myth of Aleister Crowley 

  • ...and much more!

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Other Information

Group Policiy

 

 

 

Minimum number of participants.

Groups of 7 or more are always welcomed. In this case, we require a prepayment of 10€ per adult and 5€ per youngster (14 - 18 years). This principle results from the need to protect and value the level of quality and dedication of our guides.

 

Please note that this Free Tour only takes place with a minimum of 4 adult participants.

How long does the Free Tour take?

In what language is the Free Tour?

The Free Tour lasts around 2h30. 

 

​The tour is exclusively in Spanish.​

What's included in the tour?

What's not included in the tour?

The tour includes a local Spanish-speaking guide expert in our history and ready to give you great tips to make your stay in Lisbon unforgettable.

 

The tour does not include transportation, entrance to monuments or meals.

How do I book the Free Tour?

You can book your Free Tour by clicking the Book Now button on this page, then choose the date and complete the booking form. You will receive your confirmation immediately. If you have any difficulties please contact us by email, phone or Whatsapp:

hello@takefreetours.com | +351 914 059 080

Is booking mandatory?

​Booking is usually not mandatory you can just show up at our meeting point and join the Free Tour. Although it is recommended especially during public holidays and festivities, at such dates you should book as soon as possible to guarantee availability.

How do I get my ticket?

​Once you book the Free Tour a Booking Confirmation is sent by email. If you do not receive the confirmation email check your spam or contact us.

You do not need to print the confirmation, you can present it to our team on your phone/tablet at the beginning of the Free Tour.

Is the Free Tour accessible?

No. This Free Tour is not recommended for people with reduced mobility.

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