Why live in Cascais? Like others countries, Portugal has hundreds of towns. We are going to tell you why Cascais is the best of 589 portuguese towns to live in.
Cascais is perfectly located. Only 25 minutes by car to Lisbon, this town has the advantage of being calm and away from the noise and people of the city. Ideally located, between the Atlantic ocean and the beautiful Serra de Sintra, this region offers two types of environments. For those who prefer the Mountain and tranquility, to do long walks far from everything and breathing the fresh air, Serra de Sintra is the perfect place. For the ones who prefer the the sun, the beach and the peace that the sea provides, one can find it only 2 minutes walking distance from the Center of Cascais.
With all the infrastructures to all kind of services that one needs: Shopping centers, schools, restaurants, local shops, etc, you won’t miss anything in Cascais!
And if you don’t want to use a car, it is possible to use the public transports network, beacuse Cascais is a very well organised town. By train, it takes 30 minutes to reach Lisbon and 20 minutes to all the others close destinations, by using the several bus lines.
If you think that because you are further away from Lisbon that there is nothing happening here, you'd be surprised!
Cascais is one of the towns which has the most activities and sport events of the region. Here one can practice everything they want with the best conditions possible: football, tennis, swimming, horsemanship, bowling, kart, surf, paintball, golf and much more.
Cascais is recongnized by its great conditions to welcome sportsmen, particularly in golf and surf; it is one of the best destinations to play golf in the world and the first one in Europe for surfing.
Furthermore, a lot of world Competitions take place here, for exemple the Global Champions Tour, Rolex world Championship, Cascais Dragon World Championship, Ironman among others.
And here one can also find one of the biggest European casinos. Casino Estoril is impressive and has inspired one of the James Bond movies - “Casino Royal”!
Cascais is well known for being one the most sophisticated towns in the country.
In fact, already in the 19th century, the high portuguese society used to come here for promenades and most part of them had a secondary home here.
Cascais is known as the portuguese “French Riviera” for the class of people who lives here and for the number of luxury shops one can find here.
Cascais hosts various cultural events such as concerts, art exhibitions, theater plays, among others.
By the sea, it is possible to appreciate fantastic houses dating from the nineteenth century.
The city is full of culture everywhere, just pay attention and you can learn something new every day!
This region is known for its excellence of schools. With several private and public schools, there is a lot to choose from!
The region has also several international schools too.
Wheter you prefer to walk in the Serra de Sintra, swim in the sea or even practice your favorite sport, benefithing of an excelente tranquility, or visit museums and learn more about culture, very close to Lisbon and the airport, you will want to stay in Cascais.