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Costa da Caparica

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14 travelers at this place:

  • Day369

    Portugal, Lissabon

    September 29 in Portugal

    Zum Sonnenaufgang hat mich Lissabon und der Tejo empfangen, sehr schöne Atmosphäre...

    Der Campingplatz war auf der anderen Seite des Tejos in strandnähe und dadurch war es nicht unbedingt einfacher bei diesem höchst verwirrenden Preissystem des ÖPNVs durchzusteigen. Wer sich das ausgedacht hat, sollte sich besser nicht zu erkennen geben! Ich musste zuerst den Bus nehmen, der nicht im Preissystem des Zentrums war, mit der Fähre ging auch, allerdings war diese auch separat zu zahlen. Im Zentrum kann überall eine "Prepaid-Karte" genutzt werde, diese kann nur in einer Metrostation erworben und aufgeladen werden (Geld wieder runterladen geht auch nicht). Kommt man also mit der Fähre an, wo weit und breit keine Metro ist und auch kein funtionstüchtiger Fahrkartenautomat, fährt man schwarz und steht am Zielort vor den Ticketschranken :-( grrr...
    Endlich einmal im Zentrum angekommen war ziemlich vieles gut zu Fuß zuerreichen, auch wenn es eigentlich immer hoch und runter ging. Die Stadt ist ganz schön, aber natürlich voller Touristen (Überraschung!) und sehr weitläufig. Man kann ohne Probleme einige Tage hier verbringen.
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  • Day150

    Costa da Caparica

    October 21 in Portugal

    We moved here because access into Lisbon was quicker on public transport than from Cascais - crossing via the suspension bridge.
    We took a bus and ferry ride to Lisbon (Belem) and walked along the river to the city centre. The city did not disappoint - very beautiful and once again hilly. We enjoyed a nice meal in the artists quarter and in late afternoon we took a walking tour through the old moorish town below the castle. Guy our guide was brilliant and informative and most passionate about his love of the city. We tried the local spirit brewed by the locals and sold from their house window in the old town -very sweet with a cherry base.Read more

  • Day2

    Man kann auch mal verlieren...

    MauMau 10:4 für Chrissi
    Kniffel 1:1 nach Klasmeier Regeln, die werden am Samstag abgeschafft, dann gibts nur noch Graber Regeln!

    Auch Sagres ist nur Bier 🍺.
    Salat 🥗 für den Herren, Burger 🍔 für die Frau.

    🌊

  • Day20

    Dienstag

    September 1, 2016 in Portugal

    Den letzten entspannten Urlaubstag genießen.
    #beste chips in meinem leben
    #super wellen
    #schon ein bisschen traurig ☹️

  • Day10

    Setúbal Odyssee

    September 29, 2016 in Portugal

    My last day in Portugal started out to be a bit of a fail. Originally, Jacqueline and I wanted to do a day trip to Porto. We already knew that we were going to be on a tight schedule, as trains and busses from Lisbon take around three hours, but we decided we could do it if we just got up early enough. However, when we couldn't even book the tickets ahead, we had to accept that there would be no Porto for us.
    Instead, we chose to go to Setúbal, having read that it was only 50 minutes away and that trains ran at least hourly. It turned out that they didn't, so we decided to take a ferry to Cacilhas, from where busses were supposed to run every 15 minutes - no chance. Even after having traveled to different countries in Latin America and Asia, we couldn't believe how much information on public transportation varied and how wrong each of it was. Not even the employees at the ticket counters gave you right answers to your questions.
    After another little labyrinth to visit the peninsulas main attraction, the Cristo Rei, and out of pure frustration already waiting for the next ferry to bring us back to Lisbon, we found another little place called Copa da Caparica with a decent beach and gave it a try. We were absolutely amazed to get there and back without completely getting lost, so in the end at least that place was worth the trouble.
    We almost didn't care anymore about the frat party at the other side of the street (the third in five nights), which was so loud that it was hard to sleep. But still we were glad to be offered earplugs by a roommate.
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