10 days in Lisbon & Cascais Itinerary

10 days in Lisbon & Cascais Itinerary

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10 days in Lisbon & Cascais Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
1
Lisbon
— 6 nights
train:  30​min
2
Cascais
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
End: Lisbon

6
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Dedicate the 7th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 10th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, don't miss a visit to Santa Justa Lift, explore the world behind art at National Tile Museum, and view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon route planner .

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airport is Humberto Delgado Airport (Lisbon Portela Airport). In August, daytime highs in Lisbon are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cascais.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

3
nights
Cascais

Cascais ©
A mere 32 km (20 mi) from Lisbon, the coastal town of Cascais has a long history of entertaining royals.
On the 12th (Mon), explore the activities along Vale dos Lagos at Parque de Pena, step into the grandiose world of Castelo dos Mouros, and then step into the grandiose world of Park and National Palace of Pena. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Cabo da Roca, take in nature's colorful creations at Quinta da Regaleira, then admire the striking features of Sintra National Palace, and finally explore the striking landscape at Boca do Inferno.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cascais trip planning tool .

Cascais is just a stone's throw from Lisbon. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cascais

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sintra, Cabo da Roca
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

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