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Image gallery of Sagres: Fortress, Rosa dos Ventes, fishing point, fish auction, beaches, Cape Saint Vincent, ...


Sagres and Ponta de Sagres

Sagres and Ponta de Sagres

Aerial view to Sagres. In the foregound you can see the fortress, located on the Ponta de Sagres.

 

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Sagres: Praia do Martinhal

Sagres: Praia do Martinhal

View from the beach of Martinhal east of Sagres towards the harbour and the village. In the background you see the Pousada (middle) and the fortress (left).


Sagres: Fishing Port

Sagres: Fishing Port

View to the fishing port located on the east side of the town, where the fishing boats enter the harbour every afternoon from Monday to Friday with their daily catch. Fishmongers from near and far come here to purchase fresh fish and seafood by auction.


Sagres: Fishing Port

Sagres: Fishing Port

These weirs are used to catch sought-after lobster and crayfish along Sagres' rocky coast.


Sagres: Ponta de Sagres

Sagres: Ponta de Sagres

View from the Pousada near the harbour towards the fortress on cliff-top of the Ponta de Sagres.


Sagres: Fortress

Sagres: Fortress

The Fortaleza de Sagres (Fortress of Sagres), located south-west of Sagres on a small headland with a length of about 1 km and steep cliffs, is a monument of national importance.


Sagres Fortress: Compass Rose

Sagres Fortress: Compass Rose

After passing through the mighty tunnel entrance, one sees a giant pebble circle , detected only in 1921, of unknown age and purpose. The circle with a diameter of 43m is interpreted as a compass rose (Rosa dos Ventos).


Sagres Praia do Tonel

Sagres Praia do Tonel

View from the Fortaleza de Sagres (Sagres Fortress) to the Praia do Tonel, espacially popular among surfers.


Sagres: Pousada

Sagres: Pousada

View from the fortress in eastern direction towards the Pousada de Sagres.


Cape St.Vincent: Lighthouse

Cape St.Vincent: Lighthouse

The impressive lighthouse of Cabo de São Vicente provides a guiding beam to ships passing the cape, one of the most frequented seaways in the world.

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