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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  • The steep cliffs at the western most point of Europe are an imposing sight, and looking down from the edge is breath-taking.  more »
  • Really a lifetime experience. High cliffs at the end of the world (it was the end of the world in the Middle Ages). And a huge mighty ocean in front. Many tourists but definitely worth the visit!  more »
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  • Best ocean view! even better than SF Because here you are super high on the mountain. Also recommend to see a sunset here. It’s magical. Also try to go to the beach nearby. It’s super nice.
  • Marvelous place. This is the westernmost point in Portugal and in Continental Europe. Such an amazing place, but it gets really crowded with tourists and coaches. If you can go there first thing in the morning before all the craze. It also gets pretty windy so be prepared. But such wonderful views.
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