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Cascais
Portugal

Cascais is a former fishing village on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, about 30 km west of Lisbon, Portugal. With a prime location opposite the Cascais Bay enjoying a fantastic view of the ocean and beautiful beaches. Sports lovers will find excellent conditions in Cascais to enjoy a simple cycle ride to Guincho, golf, tennis, horseback riding, water sports and many others. Today, Cascais is a popular tourist spot.

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Uploaded: 22/10/2010
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