Fortes, Fortalezas e Faróis

This beautiful bike ride takes you to know the importance of the sea in Portuguese culture. Travel back in time and come discover the forts and fortresses that among the century sixteenth and nineteenth assured, with it´s crossfire, the inviolability of this important shoreline at the Lisbon gates. Meet also the lighthouses, thanks to which became safer navigate these rebel waters. Be dazzled even with its dunes and protected ecosystem.

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30€ per person
25€ per person
in the family pack (2 adults + 2 children)
25€ per person for groups (minimum 8 people)


All Wednesdays

July 2013 – 17, 24, 31
August 2013 – 7, 14, 21, 28
September 2013 – 4, 11, 18, 25



  • Water and pastry
  • Bike
  • Track guide
  • Obligatory insurance


Advised Equipment

(depending on weather)

  • Comfortable shoes soled nuts, preferably suitable for trekking
  • Hat for sun or umbrella
  • Waterproof / wind stopper
  • Sun glasses
  • Sunscreen (factor 40)
  • Comfortable clothes and pants suitable for trekking, preferably
  • 1.5 l of water

7 Reasons

  • Discover the importance of the sea in Portuguese culture
  • Visit the defensive ancient forts shoreline Cascais-Guincho
  • See the inside of these Portuguese fortresses
  • Know the importance and beauty of lighthouses and their operation
  • Observe protected ecosystems and it´s fauna and flora along the coastline
  • Discover the dunes as well as relief of this rugged coastline
  • By the relaxing pace bike admire the wild coastline that connects Cascais to the beautiful Guincho beach, whose hypnotic framework in the mystical Sintra sierra base, will leave you amazed


Meeting Points

Cascais – Railway station – 9h00 am



The beginning: Cascais railway station, 9h15 am
Duration: 4 hours
Minimum /Maximum Participants: 4/16
Not suitable activity for children under 12 years
(there aren´t bikes for kids)
Difficulty:   Easy (Easy)


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