Cascais/Estoril is located on the Portuguese Riviera and is a lovely seaside town full of culture, art, and history. With a rich past that dates back to the 12th century, Cascais/Estoril is a place where tradition and modernity coexist harmoniously, and you will see well-preserved architecture and historical landmarks mixed with natural beauty in a bustling cosmopolitan hub.  

By the sea, Cascais/Estoril is famous for its beautiful beaches and has different choices for beach lovers, whether you want to chill, take a walk or do water sports.  The beaches, such as ‘Praia da Rainha’ or ‘Praia do Guincho’, add to Cascais’s cultural beauty, making it a really interesting place to enjoy.

More information about places to visit, eat, hangout and where to stay will be available soon. In the meaning, for more information, visit: https://www.visitcascais.com/en



We will be adding more details on accommodation within the month of March as we are trying to get the best rates possible for the conference attendees, and getting affordable accommodation for students attending the conference. In Cascais and Estoril, there are plenty of Hotels, hostels, airbnb, guesthouses and private apartments to rent. It is a touristic area so there is plenty to choose from. Most places are around the centre and beach area where you can easily commute to and from the conference venue with sustainable transportation options. We recommend staying in Cascais and Estoril areas, rather than Lisbon, for a full EHPS experience and avoiding commuting travel times.


The conference venue is conveniently located in Estoril, with various transportation options available to explore Estoril/Cascais and its surrounding areas:


The venue is a 5-minute walk from both Estoril train station and the beach, making walking a convenient and pleasant way to get around. To reach Cascais centre it is a 20 mins walk by the beach promenade. 


Cascais is just a 5-minute train ride away from Estoril station. Trains run frequently, providing a quick and efficient means of transportation between the two locations.

Bikes and Scooters:

Cascais offers transportation options such as bikes and scooters, available through various apps.

Additionally, city bikes provided by MOBICASCAIS offer a convenient way to explore the city at your own pace (https://mobi.cascais.pt/).


There are frequent buses within Cascais and Estoril that connect the major accommodation and sightseeing spots. We will add more details soon on the buses routes.

Exploring other cities nearby (TBA)


How to get to Lisbon:

By train: at Cascais or Estoril station (check the closest station to your accommodation), take the train to Cais do Sodré station (Lisbon is the final stop).

Duration: approximately 1 hour.

Tickets: you can purchase the tickets online or in person at the station.

Useful links:

        Train Schedule: https://www.cp.pt/StaticFiles/horarios/urbanos-lisboa/comboios-urbanos-lisboa-cascais.pdf

        Train tickets: https://www.cp.pt/passageiros/pt



How to get to Sintra:

By bus: you can take bus number 1623 or 1624 at the Cascais bus central station.

Duration: 30 minutes for bus number 1623 and 1 hour for bus number 1624.

Tickets: you can purchase the ticket once you take the bus.

Useful links:

        Bus 1623: https://www.carrismetropolitana.pt/horarios/?linha=1623

        Bus 1624: https://www.carrismetropolitana.pt/horarios/?linha=1624