Cabo da Roca.

Cabo da Roca is the westernmost point of Europe.


They have a fence several feet from the edge of the cliff….which no one seems very bothered about obeying.

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Luís de Camões described Cabo da Roca as “Aqui, onde a terra se acaba e o mar começa…[Here, where the land ends and the sea begins…]”

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From Cabo da Roca, you have unimpeded views of the sea and the coastline of Portugal. We were treated to some fairly spectacular views of the waves breaking.

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To get to Cabo da Roca, you basically need to have a car. It didn’t seem particularly well serviced by public transport, and it is quite a ways away from the city center. There were some shuttle buses arranged by hostels, so you should check that out as well!

Have you been to Cabo da Roca?


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