Cabo da Roca, Colares

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Europe's most Western point, Cabo da Roca offers beautiful views of the rugged coast. Walk or bike to the Cabo da Roca lighthouse, which overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy time outside while exploring this spot, known as the Rock of Lisbon in the Age of Sail--a windy cape of granite boulders and rocky sea cliffs. Try to spot the low-lying vegetation and marine birds roosting temporarily along the coast and in nearby coves. At the site's monument, you can grab a bite to eat or explore nearby shops. To visit Cabo da Roca and get the most from your holiday in Colares, create itinerary details personal to you using our Colares online road trip planner .
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  • Of the Eurasian continent's westernmost point Cape, Cabo da Roca Cape. Went via train and bus from Lisbon, but Japan attractions like sightseeing gap was doing.
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  • A meeting place between the two oceans of towering cliffs approximately 140 meters above sea level. The West is in mainland Europe instead of a lighthouse and a restaurant and souvenir shop.
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  • One of the most beautiful places I've ever seen. Caution to the wind, takes away everything. The cold is so strong that crosses but it's definitely an experience that must be done. Unique emotion.
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  • What an amazing place. It's definitely worth a visit. It's only a 40 minute bus ride away from Sintra and somewhere you could definitely spend a whole day if you're interested in walking along the small, but beautiful paths along the coast. We were only able to spend a little less than 2 hours there, but it's such a peaceful location with amazing views. The designated lookout point and monument is completely full with tourists, but if you walk a short ways north or south you can easily escape them. What a cool place! We can now say we saw the Western most point of continental Europe!
  • Fantastic scenery. Great place to view the Atlantic ocean. Lovely walk around the car park which can take you right to the sea if you wish to follow the path. Offers stunning views of a working light house with contrasting seascapes and green rolling valleys. Well worth the stop if driving in the region.
  • Loved this place. Amazing to be on the most western point of Europe! The views are breath taking. But do take a jacket it can get very windy. The cliffs are really something to behold. The wonder of nature is truly humbling here with the sea crashing against the rocks and beauty of nature.
  • absolutely stunning place. Beautiful view. You need at least 3-4 hours to enjoy the whole place. The view of the ocean and cliffs and lighthouse in proper day light looks amazing.
  • Really special experience at the end of the world. Thorougly enjoyed. Rain can come through here but clear up very quickly being on the coast. There are a lot of people but there is also room to escape from the crowds. Bring a coat as it is always very windy here.
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