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WHAT TO SEE IN OEIRAS
Oeiras is located on the Lisbon coast, neighbour of Cascais / Carcavelos and only about 10 kilometres from Lisbon.
Get to know what to visit.
(Oeiras , Lisbon, Portugal )
Just like Carcavelos, arriving to Oeiras is really easy.
If you're coming:
- Highway A5, direction Cascais.
- Exit to Oeiras.
- Continue on direction to Avenida Marginal, (coast road)
By public transportation:
- Take the subway to the station CAIS DO SODRÉ (green line)
- Walk towards the trains to Cascais (downstairs)
- Take the train to OEIRASS (20min)
We're talking about Lisbon Coast, so plenty of beaches around here!
Oeiras has 12 beaches you can visit:
Praia da Torre (on the other side of Carcavelos Beach), Praia da Laje, Praia de Santo Amaro de Oeiras, Praia das Fontainhas, Praia de Paço de Arcos, Praia Velha, Praia da Giribita, Praia de Caxias, Praia de São Bruno, Praia da Cruz Quebrada, Praia do Dafundo and Praia de Algés.
Parque dos Poetas
A large urban park that connects poetry and sculptural art in the same space.
This beautiful park with ocean view honours Portuguese poets with sculptures and hosts several events, including the World Press Photo.
feira de carcavelos
Very well known for the good imitations of famous clothes brands for a low price, it's one of the most famous street markets in the country. Here you can buy fruits, vegetables, clothes, shoes, kitchen accessories, house items, everything you can think of, 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘆 𝗧𝗵𝘂𝗿𝘀𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝗺𝗼𝗿𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘆 𝟮𝗻𝗱 𝗦𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝗼𝗳 𝗲𝗮𝗰𝗵 𝗺𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗵. The other days in the indoors market you can find fruits, bread, meat, fish. It's in the same place as sushi, burguers and fish restaurants and Santini ice-cream factory. It's also in the same street of some cool graffitis that celebrated Carcavelos as the home town of graffit
Did you know that the Graffiti art in Portugal was born in Carcavelos? Yes, right in the walls of our high school Escola Secundária de Carcavelos, in 1988 - 30 years ago.
We will show you all the spots in Carcavelos where you can see amazing graffiti, come on board: 8 spots in our home town where you can see amazing graffiti
Movies, theatre, music, dance, arts, conferences, workshops - you name it, you'll find it here. CriAarte by Cascais Jovem is a cultural center in Carcavelos where you can go to concerts, theatre plays, shows, ect. It also works as a space for information about voluntary work and professional training and it's the headquarters of 2 youth organizations.
portuguese tile factory
If you love portuguese tiles, you can't miss visiting this traditional portuguese azulejo factory and store: Cerâmica Artística de Carcavelos.
Founded in 1987 the goal was to manufacture and the dissemination of traditional Portuguese tile, an art with more than 500 years of history.
Riviera shopping center
At Riviera (that is both an hotel and a shopping center) you'll find 63 stores including the pharmacy (open 24/7) and the supermarket.
You can park outside or in its free private parking (for 2 hours).
It's very close to our apartment - leaving the square of the apartment, turn right, left and right.
nova school of
business & economics
Right next to the beach, the NOVA School of Business and Economics is a university with a brand new campus and priviliged ocean views. Even if you're not interested in studiyng, you can visit its facilities.
forte são julião da barra
Dividing the beaches of Carcavelos and Praia da Torre, the Fort São Julião da Barra is one of Portugal’s largest maritime fortifications and is impressive for its size and power. It's the official residence of the Portuguese Ministry of Defence. It was built to protect the sandbar and access to the port of Lisbon. The construction began in the 16th century under King João III and its walls have been witness to some of Portugal’s major military confrontations. It’s well worth discovering its history protected by the ditches and bastions at the entrance to the city. It also gives us great waves!!
Junqueiro Park or Pinhal do Junqueiro is a large green space with lots of pine trees. It has several trails to sports, cycling and jogging and a picnic area. It's also the headquarters of one of the groups of local scouts.
It's right next to our apartment - leaving the square turn right and walk 100 meters.
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Check some we love in the area.
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