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Sagres is the southwesternmost point of Portugal and of Europe, in Barlavento, western Algarve, a beach destination with some nice churches, lighthouses and forts.

Understand[edit]

This is the alleged location of the nautical school first developed by Prince Henry the Navigator in the early 1400s. The school itself is vanished; In May 1587, Sir Francis Drake disembarked 800 men who assaulted the Sagres fortress. After two hours of intense combat, the fortress was destroyed and its artillery was pillaged.

Get in[edit]

Faro international airport, the second busiest in Portugal, is the only airport in the Algarve region.

Get around[edit]

By car

See[edit]

Map of Sagres
  • 1 Fortress. Fortaleza de Sagres (Q516573) on Wikidata
  • 2 Promontory. Sagres Point (Q7399372) on Wikidata Sagres Point on Wikipedia
  • Museum.
  • 3 Cape of St. Vincent. Europe's southwestern corner. Cape St. Vincent (Q4103) on Wikidata Cape St. Vincent on Wikipedia
  • 4 Lighthouse. Lighthouse of Cabo de São Vicente (Q9300521) on Wikidata Lighthouse of Cabo de São Vicente on Wikipedia

Do[edit]

Beaches nearby

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

  • [dead link] Colombus Bar Pizza, Rua S. Vicente (Praça republica-mareta). Home Made pizzas, cocktais, breakfast
  • Bossa Nova Pizzeria, Rua Comandante Matoso, +351 282624566. The best pizzas in town
  • 1 pisco, Rua Comandante Matoso 2, Vila do Bispo (Center, at a corner of Praça da República), +351 282 096 741, . Vegetarian Italian restaurant with all dishes cooked with natural ingredients. Lunch menu of the day is cheap and good. €5-10.

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