Travel Blogs from Cascais
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Fri 21/9 sailed from Povoa to Leixoes - the port of porto
and decided to stay for afew days as there was a gale due
Sat/22/9 took train into porto a beautiful city on the banks of the douro river
went to the croft port lodge and did a tasting session, then bought a few bottles to take back
then went on cable car over the city - awesome views
, then went out for a meal in the evening- at workers restaurant good and really ...
... just eat that evening in the hotel.
At dinner, Tyler and I began with a cream of vegetable soup that was wonderful. Leslie had a Cesar salad. For the main course I had grilled sea bass. I thought I had died and gone to heaven! It was absolutely delicious. Leslie and Tyler had some sort of chicken and vegetable dish. They both liked it, but it certainly did not look as good as mine.
After dinner it was back to the ...
... it is a quaint little area of Lisbon which holds quite a bit of mystery and hidden beauty. Coblestone walkways and extremely narrow streets (no cars here folks) weave in and about. Old ladies hanging laundry to dry or perusing the small market fares was the norm. The old homes have been renovated, but per Portuguese law, if something is “old” you can’t tear it down but you can “renovate” it. The front facade walls need ...
... people aboard.
Next morning I had a juvenile fight over music with Libellule, one of us putting on music, the other switching it off, and it felt like everything was at rock bottom. Libellule stormed off to Lisbon and I sullenly worked on wiring. Pappy went off bike riding with the Transcendence boys and some hours later returned with roasted piri-piri chicken. We scarfed the tender spicy meat and then set off to visit the Boca ...
... I realized a second later (perhaps because of her disbelieving look) that I'd mixed up the words “pasteis,” (pastries) and “papel,” (paper). After lunch, we walked and talked down past the Marques de Pombal, and halfway down to the coast. A few times people yelled things at us angrily out of car windows; I’m sure it’s better we didn’t know what they were saying.
The school hosts daily ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Albatroz Palace Cascais
Other places to stay in Cascais
Av. Marginal N0 8554, Cascais | 5 star hotelfrom $197
- Brandneues, fantastisches 5 Sterne Hotel
- Cascais Miragem is a Gem!
- Great hotel for holidays
Avenida Manuel Julio Carvlaho e Costa, 115, Cascais | 4 star hotelfrom $108
- OK Hotel, Friendly Staff
- Great hotel for the price
- Hell on earth does exist afterall
Rua Frei Nicolau de Oliveira 100, Cascais | 5 star hotelfrom $183
Av. 25 de Abril, Cascais | 3 star hotelfrom $77
Av Marginal, Cascais | 3 star hotelfrom $114
- Very Good Hotel/Excellent Location
- Good location, Staff Not very good
- Great Location
Rua Frei Nicolau de Oliveira, No. 80, Cascais | 4 star hotelfrom $115
- Sehr schönes Hotel!
- Angenehmer Aufenthalt
- Lovely Cascais
Rua Frederico Arouca 100, Cascais | 5 star hotelfrom $240
Rua das Palmeiras Lote 5, Cascais | 5 star hotelfrom $146
Estrada do Guincho, Cascais | 5 star hotelfrom $189
Travessa da Alfarrobeira 1-3, Cascais | 3 star hotelfrom $78
Avenida Rei Humberto II de Italia 7, Cascais | 4 star hotelfrom $203
- Nice, but with some problems.
- The best!!!
- Overrated! Snobby staff!
Estrada do Guincho, Cascais | 5 star hotelfrom $191
Praia do Guincho, Cascais | 3 star hotelfrom $63
Rua Latino Coelho, 8, Cascais | Hotelfrom $77
Rua do Clube, Quinta da Marinha, Cascais | 5 star hotelfrom $229
Rua de Oitavos, Quinta da Marinha, Cascais | 5 star hotelfrom $246
Fortaleza da Cidadela, Avenida Dom Carlos I, Cascais | 5 star hotelfrom $195