Holiday home on the Costa de Lisboa
Explore an authentic part of Portugal; the Costa de Lisboa. On the coast of Lisbon you will benefit from a wonderful climate, beautiful surroundings and special coastal towns. Combine your holiday by the sea with a few days city trip in Lisbon. Stay in a luxury holiday home in Portugal and enjoy a well-deserved beach holiday.
Discover authentic Portugal
How about a beach holiday interspersed with cultural attractions in Portugal? Then the Costa de Lisboa is an interesting and ideal holiday destination. From your accommodation on the Costa de Lisboa you can easily plan a day trip to the coast or a trip to the capital Lisbon. A perfect combination for a wonderful holiday, right?
Popular spots on the Costa de Lisboa
Lisbon, the capital of Portugal is ideal for a weekend break. Stay in a holiday home near Lisbon and explore the city and its special surroundings. The city has several old neighborhoods that are worth discovering, such as Bairro Alto. The Torre de Belem, a defensive tower on the banks of the Tagus River, also attracts many tourists. Also visit the ruins of Castelo de Sao Jorge and enjoy a magnificent view over the city. Not to be missed is a ride in the Santa Justa lift from Bairro Alto to Baixa.
Cascais is a real attraction on the Portuguese coastline. The resort has two small beaches, cozy shopping streets and beautiful buildings from the 19th century. There are also a number of museums, a marina and a lighthouse. Rent a bike and discover the beautiful coastline via the 8 kilometer long cycle path. You pass the Coda do Inferno (Mouth of the Devil), a number of forts and rock formations. The surf lovers can be found at the beach Praia de Guincho, north of Cascais.
A sun holiday in Sintra, amidst castles, beautiful gardens and lovely beaches. The fairytale city is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Visit the Palácio Nacional de Pena, a brightly coloured castle and the most famous building in this place. Discover nature in the park of the same name to the palace. Take a walk through the park and enjoy a beautiful view at Cruz Alta. The oldest castle of Sintra is the Castelo dos Mouros, situated high on a mountain. Other sights not to be missed are Quinta da Regaleira, Convento dos Capuchos and Parque and Palácio de Monserrate.
The Portuguese are fans of the seaside resort of Estoril. You will find beautiful beaches, a casino and good restaurants. An ideal destination for a day at the beach and in the evening stroll along the promenade and discover the nightlife. Also known is the place of the Formula 1 racing circuit that is held in the mountains.
Put Caparica on your list if you want a sun holiday full of peace and quiet. The place is ideal for water sports enthusiasts, but also for sunbathers who want to chill out on the beach. The long beaches make it less crowded. From here you'll be in Lisbon in no time, whether you drive there by car or take the boat.
The fishing village of Sesimbra, in the southwest of the Costa Lisboa, has a beautiful location on Setubal Bay. The town is surrounded by greenery and borders the natural park Arrabida. This location is ideal for beach lovers and is suitable for divers. The town is also full of traces of the Moors. Visit the sanctuary of Santuário de Nossa Senhora do Cabo Espichel. A Moorish medieval castle, a fortress, church and chapel will show you everything from history.
If you're on holiday in a chalet or apartment in Lisbon, then a local product tasting is of course part of the deal. The Pasteis de Nata is a typical Portuguese cream cake that you can find especially in Lisbon. The fish dish Bacalhau is prepared by many restaurants. This dish consists of dried and salted cod with potatoes and egg. The Ginjinha is a berry liqueur that goes well with a cheeseboard. If you are on holiday in Portugal, taste the port.
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