Cascais Christmas Markets | 2023 Dates, Locations & Must-Knows!

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As one of the top Christmas destinations in Portugal, each year the city of Cascais becomes an exciting festive wonderland with a series of enchanting events sprinkled around the city.

If you’re currently planning your own trip, or simply curious about what the Cascais Christmas Market scene is like, then we’re here to help.

Read on for an overview of Christmas markets in Cascais, with official dates, hotel recommendations, and locations.

NOTE: This is a Christmas market we haven’t personally visited yet, so all the information below is taken from official sources for your reference! If you have any personal tips from first-hand experience to add, let us know in the comments so we can improve this guide!

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👕 Warm Base Layer: A MUST for staying warm

👖 Thermal Leggings: Magical for layering under jeans

🔥 Cozy down layer: Lightweight & keeps you SO warm

🧥 Waterproof Coat w/ Hood: Better than an umbrella!

🥾 Cozy boots: Great for city breaks

🧦 Merino wool socks: Breathable & don't smell, even after days!

🔋 Portable charger: A must because cold drains batteries faster

🧤Phone-compatible gloves: So you can stay warm while navigating

🧳 Packing cubes: For staying organized

🔌 Universal adaptor: A must for electronics

💳 Wise: (Free) travel friendly credit card

🌎 WorldNomads: For travel insurance

Cascais Christmas Market Dates

2023 Dates TBA

Cascais Christmas Market 2023 Hotels

Looking for a place to stay nearby while you visit Christmas markets? Here are some recommendations:

Cascais Christmas Market Locations

Wondering where to find Christmas markets and events in Cascais? Here are some of the festive must-dos you don’t want to miss.

Cascais Christmas Village

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The Cascais Christmas Village typically takes place each year at Marechal Carmona Park (Parque Marechal Carmona).

With an exciting programme and a set of fun attractions, visitors to the Cascais Christmas Village can explore the House of Father Christmas, an “Enchanted Forest” with real reindeer, a Carousel and Christmas Train, a live Nativity scene, performances, and even an ice skating rink.

Baía e Jardim Visconde da Luz (Visconde da Luz Bay and Garden)

More Info

At this small Cascais Christmas market, you’ll find a variety of tasty street food stalls, along with a small selection of artisans selling handmade gifts.

Jardins do Casino Estoril (Casino Estoril Gardens)

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Another Cascais Christmas Market can be found at the Casino Estoril Gardens, where visitors will find a ferris wheel, along with various vendors selling street food and gifts.

Other Cascais Area Christmas Markets

Based on this article from last year, there are also other Christmas market events around the municipality of Cascais in Alcabideche and Carcavelos.

Help Us Improve This Cascais Market Guide!

We’re constantly striving to make articles on this site more informative for our readers, so let us know in the comments if you’ve been to Cascais’ Christmas Markets and if there are any tips or must-knows you’d like to share.

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