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Cabo Espichel, Sesimbra

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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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  • It is one of the best view on the Atlantic ocean not so far from Sesimbra. Rocks, wild zee, light-house on the hill, the old church, the steps of dinosaurs and magic atmosphere especially by the en of...  more »
  • Worth coming here even for just 30min to take breath taking pictures and enjoy the view!! Easy access and cliff is well protected with a barrier :)  more »
  • We visited Cabo Espichel in March, and though the views were amazing, we need to come back here in better weather to truly appreciate the whole place. The weather was terrible and we had to pick our s...  more »