The lighthouses in Cascais never sleep. Day or night their reassuring and soothing glow can be spotted out at sea, enticing visitors to the coast. These lighthouses made Cascais the first place in Portugal to receive electricity and the ornate village prides itself in retaining its traditional charm and authenticity. Each building and landmark in the village has a story to tell and it’s fascinating to explore Cascais’ history. You’re never far from an interesting monument or historically significant building and the people of Cascais are always happy to tell you how they got there. It’s not all about culture in Cascais however. It is located on the Lisbon Coast and offers a unique sun, sea and sand experience for those heading there to relax.