Estoril is a well-known holiday getaway in Portugal. It is situated along Estoril Coast in Lisbon's Cascais Municipality. The climate of Estoril during summer is warm with cool sea breezes. Winters in Estoril are cold and rainy that's why there are more discount hotel deals offered during that time to attract more tourists. Book online to get as much as 70% off on discount hotels. Hotel reservations are made easy online.
There were many settlements found in the area of Estoril including the Romans, Arabs and the Phoenicians who occupied the city for centuries. Archaeological remains such as the Roman villas were found in Estoril which proved human existence during the first millennium.
Events, Landmarks, Activities:
Great music lovers should definitely watch the annual Estoril Music Festival which is held every month of July. This music event features renowned chamber orchestras and even soloists performing contemporary music such as Klezmer and Arabic music. Have a relaxing stroll along Parque Estoril before heading up to the casino near the park for games, dancing, dining and entertainment. Have fun in the sun by visiting the beaches of Estoril including the Tamariz and the Sao Jao. A treat for all art lovers is the Verdades-Faria Museum which boasts of its vast musical instruments collection.
The town is quite small so walking around is good enough. To visit the coastal areas, you can rent a car but make sure to book a car in advance. The fastest way to reach other cities is via the Caminhos de Ferro Portugueses trains.