Cascais, a coastal town just 32 km from Lisbon, was once a small fishing village, but its idyllic scenery attracted so many artists, writers and expelled European nobility that in the XX century. He became extremely popular. High society to seek and to this day, but in order to enjoy the beautiful beaches and recreational activities such as yachting and surfing. Museum-Library, the former palace of the Count Castro Guimarães, is now open to the public. It exhibited an impressive collection of art and artifacts.