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The coastal town of Cascais is fast becoming the main reason hoards of people flock to Portugal in the summertime. Beautiful, discreet, down-to-earth yet exclusive, this town - 30 minutes from the city of Lisbon - is a world away from the typical summer party destinations found in Europe. Cascais is where you go to relax, soak in the summer sun and culture, and most importantly, meet interesting people from all walks of life. Here’s our 48-hour guide to town.