Museums & Local Attractions
You can find fresh fish here from Monday to Saturday but not all the stalls are open every day. Wednesdays and Saturdays are the market’s busiest days when the outdoor patio is also full of fruit and vegetable vendors, breads, cakes and flowers. The market and the shops around it are officially open from 9am to 5pm but the fishmongers arrive much earlier.
Cascais Antiques Fair
Every Wednesday, all day, in the center of Cascais, antique vendors gather with their selections of old coins, books, paintings, furniture etc.
If you are looking for a bargain this is the place to go. Carcavelos market, opposite the Train Station in Carcavelos is on every Thursday from 8am. Cheap clothes, shoes, bags, jewelry, linen, towels, etc. Some weeks have better quality goods than others. It’s alright to haggle a little. Best go early.
Antiques Fair at Casa da Guia
Antique vendors come together every weekend at the Casa da Guia, on the Estrada do Guincho, Cascais. Quality antique furniture, ornaments and paintings amongst other things.
Feira da Ladra
Feira da Ladra literally translates as the ‘thieves fair’, however vendors claim that no objects they bring for sale have ever been stolen. It is the oldest and the most vibrant flea market in Lisbon, and specializes in antiques and second hand items including flimsy books, ceramics, dusty glasses and coins, and it is also full of different ancient trinkets.
Opening times: Tue 7am-2pm and Sat 7am-6pm
The Biological Market at the Principe Real
Organic products have been gaining popularity for a while now, and as more and more people begin to adopt healthy lifestyles, they choose naturally grown fruits and vegetables which leave little negative trace on the environment. Every Saturday, farmers from across Portugal gather in Principe Real to offer their horticultural produce and home-made olive oils, soaps and cereal.
Opening times: Saturday, 9am-2pm
LX Factory Sunday Market
LX Factory is a modern hip art center that has become a home to various start-up businesses, ranging from funky restaurants to work spaces for designers and artists. LX Factory holds a Sunday flea market along the main street every week, where the vendors present quirky vintage and local designer clothes, handmade jewellery, vinyl and old-school CDs.
Opening hours: Sundays, 11am-6pm in winter, 12-8pm in summer