Tag Archives: Carcavelos

A day in Cais do Sodré on the Lisbon Coast

Once a seedy area of Lisbon, the riverside Cais do Sodré district has been reborn as one of the city’s coolest, a hub of great clubs, bars, restaurants and original shops. This is also the name of the station from … Continue reading

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Welcome

  Welcome to the blog about my lovely apartment in Carcavelos on the Lisbon coast, in Portugal.  As well as providing information about the apartment in the drop down menu here, I’ve added lots more about the local area and places close by. It’s … Continue reading

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Moritz’s (10) holiday ‘tops and flops’ on the Lisbon coast

“Great apartment for a family vacation and an ideal spot to enjoy Lisbon and the area around at its best.” I (Sylvia) travel once a year with my friend Martina and her two sons, Moriz (10) & Felix (7). Before … Continue reading

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Carcavelos coast holiday feedback

Coming down to earth after two fantastics weeks on the Lisbon coast, Carcavelos, Portugal is difficult! Our August holiday was great. As everyone mentions, this is a fantastic location, and it’s a lovely apartment – much bigger than I expected. … Continue reading

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In and around Carcavelos

We came to Lisbon to celebrate Jenny’s 60th birthday in June 2011 and spent a very enjoyable week in Brid’s apartment that regretfully flew by far too quickly.  John has experience as a geographical analyst – pulls lots of data … Continue reading

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Carcavelos – a walk around

It’s mid November and my intention is to see the local parish church of Our Lady of Remedies and to visit the Carcavelos indoor market. The church’s panels of tiles proved such an attraction to the famous Portuguese writer, Jose Saramago, in 1979 that he  made … Continue reading

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