Casino Estoril

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Casino Estoril
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Casino Estoril viewed from Tamariz Beach.
General information
Location Estoril
Town or city Cascais
Country Portugal

The Casino Estoril is located in Estoril, a village in the municipality of Cascais located 18 km (11 mi) southwest Lisbon, Portugal. It's the largest casino in Europe.[1]

During World War II, it was reputed to be a gathering spot for espionage agents, dispossessed royals, and wartime adventurers. It was the inspiration for Ian Fleming's 007 novel Casino Royale.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Alternative Algarve – European Travel". The Irish Times. 8 January 2011. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 

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Coordinates: 38°42′25″N 9°23′51″W / 38.70694°N 9.39750°W / 38.70694; -9.39750