When in Portugal, visit Estoril!

When in Portugal, visit Estoril!

When in Portugal, visit Estoril! This suburb of Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal, is home to some of the greatest hotels, resorts, golf clubs, architecture and people. It’s a point on your list that you simply must check.

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Estoril was already an inhabited city in the times of the Phoenicians and the Romans. When the Arabs came, the style of architecture and the local culture was enriched and later, after the Reconquista, it started to take the shape of the traditional European and Portuguese center it is today.

Algarve in southern Portugal is not the only place to enjoy the seaside. Estoril boasts with some of the greatest beaches around Lisbon. The gorgeous Tamariz Beach displays a picturesque scenery, surrounded by restaurants and bars and overlooking a castle owned by the Monaco royal family.

The Estoril Casino is also located nearby, hosting international events and serving as inspiration to writers, apparently! Ian Fleming apparently drew inspiration from the place for his “Casino Royale”.

Do you like sports? If you do, you will definitely feel at home in Estoril. Motorsports are the subject of international events here, at the Estoril Circuit. Moto GP and other contests happen here.

But what is more prominent in Portugal and in town is golf. Estoril Golf Club has hosted the Portuguese Open not once, not twice, but 20 times! It is an internationally acclaimed golf facility with a colorful, futuristic architecture set in an idyllic landscape, by the sea. The golf course is just 3 minutes away from the town center of Estoril and less than half an hour’s drive from Lisbon.

Estoril must be on your list and to make your stay even better, you can get a Lisbon airport transfer to Estoril or rent a car in Lisbon.

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