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Dominated by Lisbon, with its huge choice of places to visit, from monuments and museums to a quite vast cultural calendar and all types of entertainment, this district provides different landscapes, traditions and diversions, in spite of the rapid urbanization around the capital.

Beach-lovers can choose between the more cosmopolitan Cascais and Estoril, full of bars and discotheques, to the long stretches of sand in Costa da Caparica or to fishing towns like Ericeira, which still keeps some of its old traditions.

The deeply wooded slopes of Sintra, with its beautiful palaces and parks, lead to the rugged coastline which faces the Atlantic.

Vila Franca de Xira, a modest-looking town surrounded by industries, is known as a centre for horse and bull rearing and its bullfights attract many visitors.

An enormous baroque palace and monastery dominates the small town of Mafra; another royal palace can be seen in Queluz, with its sumptuous Throne Room and elaborate gardens.

Surfing, diving, fishing and horse riding facilities are available in this district, as well as fine golf courses and a wide variety of entertainment choices, from bullfights to country fairs and art and music festivals.

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Area: 84 km2
Population (may be an estimate): 529.485

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Hotel Baía ***Hotel Baía ***
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With a priviledged sea-front location in the centre of Cascais, on the magnifice... [ more ]
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Lezíria Parque Hotel ***Lezíria Parque Hotel ***
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Bordered by the Tagus river, the Lezíria Parque Hotel nestles in the magnificent... [ more ]
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Oeiras: Mother Church (Lisbon, Portugal)Oeiras: Mother Church
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The Igreja Matriz is located exactly in the town center, in the square of Largo ... [ more ]

Loures: Mother Church
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The Igreja Matriz de Loures, or Saint Mary Church, is located in a very quiet ne... [ more ]

Oeiras: Fort of São João das Maias (Lisbon, Portugal)Oeiras: Fort of São João das Maias
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The Forte de São João das Maias is a 17th century building, initiated in 1644 an... [ more ]

House of the Fado and the Portuguese Guitar
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The history of this Portuguese musical genre, the atmospheres in which it was pl... [ more ]

Lisbon Wax Museum
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The Museu de Cera de Lisboa is a private collection of wax models reproducing na... [ more ]

Music Museum
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The Museu da Música has a peculiar location, in the subway station of Alto dos M... [ more ]

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