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9 Oct 2018
“Coastal Fortification”
17 Apr 2018
“Nosso Senhora da Luz Fortress / Cascais”
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Rua de Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, Cascais 2750-059, Portugal
+351 21 481 5361
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

It's not really much to see when you have seen so many coastal forts before but it is in Cascais and the walls are high, the views are nice overlooking the marina and it is a piece of history so if you don't have much...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Nice for walking and visit the fortress, nice terrace to take pictures; historic fortress built on a rocky coastal and is from the 17th century; to stroll by good weather.

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Impressive fortress. Entrance is free. There are some shops and restaurants and a very attractive looking luxury hotel.

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 2 February 2016

Nice place to walk around particularly late afternoon. Sometimes inside the fort they have special events like the one we went to some years back where they had a tight rope walker / model balancing a ladder on the tight rope and climbing a few...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank NealPetersen
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Spent my birthday enjoying lunch with my wife at this fabulous hotel/restaurant. Although they have an open menu we opted for the 5 course fixed price menu. Every course was better than the last. Fantastic service with an incredible view of the Atlantic Ocean. Couldn't...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 19 September 2015

Really surprised as not expecting much. You can go outside, free of charge, and see the history of this fort, with audiovisual in second floor explaining the findings and history of the place.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank isabelbarbedo
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

It's not a very interesting but for little historical visit is very good. Free for entry and you'll receive a plan-guide. Some archeological sites, restored courtyard and the panoramic view from the top. Good for visit with kids.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Dmitry K
Reviewed 15 May 2015

Free entrance to the Fortress and Tower. Overall this is a quick stop with good views from the tower. What we really liked was listening to the video and learning the history of the location. Fabulous information that a lot of our local friends did...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank drsped
Reviewed 21 October 2014

Take the opportunity to visit and step up the tower to views of harbour and town. Watch your head when you go down below into the archaeology parts of the fortress.

Date of experience: October 2014
2  Thank GrahamC2C
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