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Cabo Espichel, Sesimbra
(4.5/5 based on 480+ reviews on the web)
Take in the impressive view at Cabo Espichel, a cape with towering cliffs looking out over the Atlantic Ocean. A lighthouse and a church (Santuário de Nossa Senhora do Cabo Espichel) stand close to the edge and are still in use. After you have your fill of the view, look for the dinosaur fossil footprints in the Jurassic strata. Stop at the on-site cafe for a chance to rest your feet. Arrange your visit to Cabo Espichel and discover more family-friendly attractions in Sesimbra using our Sesimbra trip builder.
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TripAdvisor
  • Outstanding place to contemplate a good sunset Sun, with its lighthouse, the sanctuary of Nossa Sehnora and the memory of Ermida, curious place that tb has its charm.
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  • We were a day in the morning with Sun views of the cliffs less evil of the barriers but some scary with the series ends in the sea square reminds me of el Rocío
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  • This place keeps pulling me towards it. I have been there almost every time I visit Portugal. Nice place to see sunset and be peaceful with nature. 
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  • Definitivamente um local a visitar.
  • Nice view
  • The view is incredible. A lot of wind but it is worth it.
  • Awesome view, worth the trip
  • Awesome view