TIPS FOR LITTLE ADVENTURERS
The area around Cascais is one of the most family friendly holiday destinations. It offers hotels and resorts to suit every taste and budget. The biggest attractions are of course its many sandy beaches, that delight both the young and old. From surfing, horse riding, skating, to cycling- there’s something to please everyone. Killtec’s functional clothing is perfect for such activities as it offers freedom of movement, durability and also gives you a bit of security.
If you want to go on walking tours to see the sites, there’s a route along the rocky coast of Cabo da Roca, past glorious bays. The alternative is a special circular trail on wooden walkways, that leads to a longer hike through the fantastic dunes. It’s great for dinosaur hunters too, because the ancient giants have left their mark on the cliffs to the south of Praia Grande. Of course you’re unlikely to actually meet a dinosaur. What’s more likely is getting caught in a sudden downpour. It’s not so bad when you’ve go the packable killtec rain trousers with side zip in your bag.
We found the best ice-cream in Cascais at Santini in Avenida Valbom 28F. Santini claims to make the best ice-cream in the world. Go and try it, then you can decide for yourself if it’s true. There are lots of wonderful routes in and around Cascais that you can explore by bike. You can hire them for free at the station. Most of the cycle routes along the coast are also suitable for longboards. For total comfort we recommend the softshell hooded jackets from killtec.
At the beaches of Cascais, real beach architects create fabulous masterpieces on the beach. You can draw inspiration for your own sandcastle while watching the creative castle builders. From Cascais it’s essential to take a day trip to Lisbon. Trains leave for Lisbon every 20 minutes. Even the tram ride through the hilly streets of the capital is an experience. Two other family tips in Lisbon: Lisbon zoo and the giant Oceanarium near the Expo site. To avoid long queues, you can book tickets on the website: www.oceanario.pt