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Cabo da Roca (Azóia, 3km)

Cabo da Roca is the westernmost spot on the European con­ti­nent. It ist located in striking distance to Quinta do Cabo, 140m above sea level. The portuguese national poet Luís de Camões described this place with the words: "Here… where the land ends and the sea begins." (Aqui… onde a terra se acaba e o mar começa.)
Praia da Ursa (Azóia, 3km)

Right next to Cabo da Roca there is the only on foot reachable dreamingly romantic beach "Praia da Ursa". A special spot, just minutes away from Quinta do Cabo.
Praia da Adraga (Almoçageme, 7km)

This beach is located at the end of a valley below the beautiful village of Almoçageme and with its impressive rock formations it is a regular backdrop for weddings. The restaurant at this beach is a (secret) tip for lovers of fresh fish and seafood.
Beach equipment: showers, toilets, sun sails (€)
Convento dos Capuchos (Colares, 8km)

The Convento dos Capuchos Sintra, originally Convent of Santa Cruz, is a former monastery of the Capuchins in Sintra. It is lo­ca­ted in the national park Sintra-Cascais, about five kilometers south­west of Sintra and thus not far from the Quinta do Cabo..
Praia Grande (9km)

With over 100m the longest pool in Europe, surf schools, very good Portuguese and international cuisine, as well as small snacks offers the "Big Beach" on this coast.
Beach equipment: showers, toilets, sun sails (€), pool (€)
Praia do Guincho (10km)

Apart from Nazaré, the Praia do Guincho is the surfers' paradise of Portugal, but also suitable for bathers, with white sand, waves and excellent restaurants.
Praia das Maçãs (Colares, 10km)

Praia das Maçãs is located just below the village of the same name. A family-friendly deep sandy beach with smaller waves, with res­tau­rants and snack bars.
Beach equipment: showers, toilets, sun sails (€)
Palácio Nacional da Pena (Sintra, 13km)

The Pena Palace is a Romanticist castle in São Pedro de Pena­fer­rim. The castle stands on the top of a hill in the Sintra Moun­tains above the town of Sintra, and on a clear day it can be easily seen from Lisbon and much of its metropolitan area. It is a national monument and constitutes one of the major expressions of 19th-century Ro­man­ti­cism in the world. The palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal.
Castelo dos Mouros (Sintra, 13km)

The Castle of the Moors is a hilltop medieval castle located in the central Portuguese civil parish of Santa Maria e São Miguel. Built by the Moors in the 8th and 9th centuries, it was an important strategic point during the Reconquista, and was taken by Chris­tian forces after the fall of Lisbon in 1147. It is classified as a National Monument, part of the Sintra Cultural Landscape, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Parque da Pena (Sintra, 13km)

The exotic taste of the Romanticism was applied to the park as it was to the palace. King Ferdinand II ordered trees from diverse, distant lands to be planted there. Those included North American Sequoia, Lawson's Cypress, Magnolia and Western Redcedar, Chinese Ginkgo, Japanese Cryptomeria, and a wide variety of ferns and tree ferns from Australia and New Zealand. The park has a labyrinthic system of paths and narrow roads, connecting the palace to the many points of interest throughout the park.
Palácio National da Sintra (15km)

The Palace of Sintra, also called Town Palace ("Palácio da Vila") is located in the town of Sintra, in the Lisbon District of Portugal. It is a present-day historic house museum.
It is the best-preserved medieval royal residence in Portugal, being inhabited more or less continuously from at least the early 15th century to the late 19th century. It is a significant tourist attraction, and is part of the cultural landscape of Sintra, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Estoril (16km)

The seaside resort on the Costa do Estoril has been one of the attractions of Portuguese tourism since the early 20th century. After casinos were established here, the Casino Estoril was open­ed in 1931. Scenes for national and inter­natio­nal films repeatedly have been screened here, such as James Bond 007 - On Her Majesty's Secret Service. The casino is also known as a venue for a variety of cul­tu­ral events, such as the tra­di­tio­nal Festival de Jazz do Estoril.
Belém (Lisboa, 33km)

In this Lisbon suburb you will find the famous Naval Monument, the Belém Tower, the Jerónimos Monastery and the bakery known for its puff pastry "Pastéis de Belém".
Lisboa (37km)

Lisbon, "The City of Light" - The starting point for the discovery of large parts of the world. - Liberal city on the river Tejo. - City of longing (Saudade) and the hopefully-sad Fado.
The main attractions are the Castle of São Jorge, the old town Alfama, the Baixa with its marble pavings, the nightlife-destricts Bairro Alto and Chiado, the great bridges, the christ statue, the World's Fair Ground, and so on.
Many more marvelous places at the Costa de Lisboa are to be discovered und are going to be added here.
It's worth a return!