Visit Cape Sao Vicente

As it is located in the extreme southwest of the European continent, 80.8 km, 1h 5 minutes by car from Armação de Pêra. Many people believed that Cabo de São Vicente was the limit of the world. In addition to the incredible view that will most likely make you gape, you will also find a beautiful lighthouse and a small museum.

Cabo de São Vicente near Sagres is the most southwestern tip of continental Europe. Cabo de S. Vicente combines nature, culture and myth. It is an incredible feeling to walk through here, because you will feel the magnitude of nature. The cape is closely associated with the sea, from ancient navigators to the legends and myths associated with the cape. Cabo de São Vicente and surroundings is one of the rare places where the geographical location, a wild but majestic nature, and historical factors combine with a mythical dimension. The result is a magical place.

Along the edge of the rocky plateau, there is a protective wall from which you can have spectacular views of the coast and ocean. This is a great place to take some pictures. The lighthouse itself and the museum are open to the public on Wednesday afternoons. So if you're lucky enough to visit the lighthouse, do it. It will be an unforgettable experience.

It is only possible to visit Cape São Vicente by car. Parking near the lighthouse is free. After parking your car, enter the gate of the small fortress. This building is now a lighthouse, which can be visited. The lighthouse belongs to the Portuguese Navy (like all lighthouses in Portugal).



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