Fodor's Expert Review Farol de São Vicente

Cabo São Vicente Fodor's Choice

The views from outside this lighthouse are remarkable, and the beacon is said to have the strongest reflectors in Europe—they cast a beam 96 km (60 miles) out to sea. Turquoise water whips across the base of the rust-color cliffs below; the fortress at Sagres is visible to the east; and in the distance lies the immense Atlantic. There's a small museum and café on-site if you want to linger.

Fodor's Choice Lighthouse

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End of N268
Cabo São Vicente, Faro  8650, Portugal

282 624 606

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Rate Includes: Free, Closed Mon.

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