Cascais is a small yet beautiful town located about 30Km from Lisbon. The landscape of the town is dominated by the citadel and the bay. The historic center of Cascais has some beautiful architecture worth seeing. There are several museums also in Cascais that depict the history and heritage of the area. Some of the museums worth visiting in the town are Casa das Historias de Paula Rego, Museu do Mar and the Municipal Museum Condes de Castro Guimaraes.
There are also some good beaches in Cascais that are good to see and enjoy various activities. The Parque Marechal Carmona has a beautiful rose garden and beautiful flowers and trees. The park is a refreshing place to relax away from the beach crowds. About 2Km from Cascais is Boca do Inferno a beautiful lookout point. At Boca do Inferno, visitors can see waves splashing along the rocks. The best way to see the town is by walking around the area.
There are some good places where visitors can enjoy shopping in Cascais. The Cascais Villa and the Cascais Shopping complex are some good places to shop in the town. A little further from Cascais is the Beloura Shopping complex with boutique-style shops.
The nearest airport to Cascais is the Aeroporto da Portela in Lisbon. From the airport visitors can take cars to reach Cascais. The journey takes about 30-90 minutes. There is also a bus that operates from the airport to Cascais and leaves every 20 minutes.
There are no halal restaurants in Cascais but in the nearby Lisbon visitors can find numerous options. Cascais however has a number of vegetarian restaurants. Some good vegetarian restaurants in Cascais are Cafe Galeria House of Wonders, Sweet Pie Factory, Sushissimo, Oba Restaurante Obar, etc.
There are no mosques in Cascais. The nearest mosque can be found in Lisbon.