en.infoglobe.cz » Most recent videogalleries » Others » Portugal: Fortress, Lighthouse, and Huge Waves in Sagres

Most recent videogalleries: Portugal: Fortress, Lighthouse, and Huge Waves in Sagres

Videogalleries

Portugal: Fortress, Lighthouse, and Huge Waves in Sagres
heading (paragraph): Others
Published: 20.3.2020

At the westernmost tip of southern Portugal we find a national park that protects the best preserved part of the coast and the important fort of Santo António de Belixe. The fortress has been standing here since the 16th century and for its strategic location the cape was probably used by ancient sailors. Even today, you can see the fortress, which is actually a miracle, because the entire Portuguese coast is plagued by severe erosion. In today's video, you can see what it looks like when you come here after the storms. Isn't that beauty?

 

Text and video: Matouš Vinš





Related Articles

Portugal – In Algarve for Sports
Published: 26.10.2020
Incredibly, it is still possible to travel. One of the European countries that can be easily reached without tests from Prague, but also very cheaply from Vienna, is Portugal. Low-cost airlines fly from Vienna to the Portuguese city of Faro, which lies in the beautiful Algarve region. The sandy beaches are lined with beautiful cliffs, the water is crystal clear. From Fara, the train leads to the city of Lagos, which is one of the most beautiful in the Algarve. Then you can continue by bus to the very southern tip to the picturesque town of Sagres.

Portugal: Lagos – The Town of Amazing Beaches and Cliffs – VIDEO
Published: 17.3.2020
We have already presented the Algarve region in our series in great detail. We end it with the city of Lagos, which is one of the most popular tourist and serves as a perfect base for exploring. Thanks to the surfers, it also maintained a very relaxing atmosphere.

Portugal –Madeira Island I
Published: 28.2.2016
It is an archipelago and also an island which is located in the Macaronesia region. Only two islands are inhabited as the whole archipelago is a natural reserve. These islands are Madeira and Porto Santo.

Portugal –Madeira Island II
Published: 6.3.2016
It is an island in the Atlantic where you can grow almost anything thanks to humidity, high temperature and fertile soil. So where do you get water that is good for irrigation and how it works?

Portugal –Madeira lll
Published: 16.5.2016
Travel to Madeira by plane only. There is probably no other way to travel almost 1000 kilometers from Portugal and 600 kilometers from North Africa. Moreover, sailing on a ship might not be comfortable for everybody.

Portugal – Madeira IV
Published: 23.5.2016
A 5 thousand meters high massif of lava was created after huge explosion in the Atlantic. Today we can see only a glimpse of it and this glimpse is Madeira. The island is self-reliant. There are couple of power plants (water, wind), fertile soil and sea rich on fish.

Portugal – Madeira Island V
Published: 30.5.2016
Apart from famous Madeira wine (Japan is its largest importer), poncho (a liquor with lemon flavor) is another traditional beverage. You can replace lemon juice with orange or maracuja juice. It is served cold for refreshments. Or it is served also warm as prevention from getting cold. The wine festival takes place end August beginning September.

Portugal: Fortress, Lighthouse, and Huge Waves in Sagres – VIDEO
Published: 3.3.2020
There is a lot to see at the westernmost tip of southern Portugal. Among other things, a large national park, which protects the best preserved part of the coast, as well as the important fortress of Santo António de Belix in Sagres, to which we will now go.

Portugal: Cabo de São Vicente Lighthouse – VIDEO
Published: 10.3.2020
There is another lighthouse near Sagres. Its current appearance dates back to 1908 and its optical devices are among the 10 largest in the world. The lighthouse can be reached around beautiful cliffs in probably Portugal's most scenic area.

Portugal: Faro – Gateway to Algarve – VIDEO
Published: 25.2.2020
If you are going to visit the Algarve in southern Portugal, you will probably be at least passing through Faro. For his sights alone, it would be a shame not to stop for a while.

Portugal, Porto – (Not Just) the Center of Wine – VIDEO
Published: 23.8.2016
Everybody knows port wine. Perhaps you also link Porto the a high steel bridge and its majestic arch crossing the Douro river. Perhaps you would think of wooden boats carrying wine barrels from the inland wineyards. Porto is, however, a diverse city. There is great history, culture, cuisine, and beaches along the Atlantic coast. Every year, an increasing number of visitors visit this city.

Portugal, Lisboa – The Oldest City in Western Europe – VIDEO
Published: 2.8.2016
Lisboa is righteously one of the most visited cities in Europe. Yellow trams, hills, cable cars... You can easily get lost in its colorful streets for hours. Washed laundry waves in the wind, you can drink coffee with locals at one of many great cafes and taste local sweet pastry. You can also just set off to the grandiose Ponte 25 de Abril, a red bridge which looks like Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.

Portugal, Ferragudo – Picturesque Fishermen Village in Algarve – VIDEO
Published: 18.2.2020
Bright white plaster, color-framed windows and doors, narrow, cobbled streets, screaming seagulls and beautiful atmosphere. Portuguese fishing villages are among my favorites and Ferragudo is one of the most famous. Let's have a look there together.

Portugal, Guimarães – From Middle-Ages till Modern Times
Published: 5.4.2018
"The birthplace of Portuguese nation" is how this city is dubbed or as "the cradle of Portugal". they believe that the first Portuguese king was born here. Close to here, a decisive battle on country's future was fought. Every Portuguese patriot must visit Guimarães. Yet what can a foreign visitor, e.g. from the Czech Republic, get from visiting this place?


Related Photogallery

Portugal – Vacation at the Sea and Sightseeing
Porto wine, surfers, Christiano Ronaldo, some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, night l...

Portugal, Madeira Island – Funchal: Botanical Garden
Jardim botanico da Madeira covers the hills looming about the capital of Funchal. The gardens are...

Portugal, Oteiro: Visiting Middle-Ages
On the north of Portugal not far away from Montalegre town, you can find the most out-of-the-way ...


Related Videos

Portugal, Lagos – The City of Beautiful Beaches and Beautiful Cliffs
You already know the Algarve region from our videos. Today you will see us in Lagos, which thanks...

Portugal: Cabo de São Vicente Lighthouse
The current appearance of the lighthouse dates from 1908 and its optical equipment is among the 1...

Portugal, Faro – Gateway to Algrave Region
You can reach Faro by train from Lisbon, but also by long-distance buses from the south of Spain....

Portugal, Ferragudo – Picturesque Fisherman's Village of Algarve
Ferragudo is one of the most famous Portuguese fishing villages. In high season you can get here ...

Portugal, Carvoeiro – The Hidden Treasure of Algarve
Even in the biggest season you will enjoy a little peace and privacy in the small town of Carvoei...

Portugal, Algarve – Region of Great Beaches, Cliffs, Lighthouses, and Caves
Portugal's southernmost region offers beautiful beaches, majestic cliffs, charming towns, sights ...

Portugal, Porto – (Not Just) Wine Center of Portugal
Port wine is wide-known. Can you think of something other when Porto comes in mind? No? It doesn'...

Portugal, Sintra – A Romantic Town
Portugal is home to many UNESCO grade landmarks. Sintra city is one of them. The city is only 45 ...

Place

Czech republic

Partners:

We were awarded the certificate even thanks to you!

Dôveryhodná firma 2017

 

Important Information:

Information and warnings on travelling abroad is to be found HERE.

Mobile application:

aplikácia Infoglobe

stiahnuť zadarmo pre Androidstiahnuť zadarmo pre iPhone

 

 

Today:thursday 3. 12. 2020
Holiday:Svatoslav
Today:
thursday 3.12.
-3 °C
Tomorrow:
friday 4.12.
0 °C