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Sagres is the most south-westerly village in mainland Europe and, as such, was on the edge of the known world right up to the late Middle AgesFrom the headland fortress, the awesome cliffs curve round past the 17th-century fort at Beliche to the famous lighthouse on the point of Cape St. vincent S. Nowadays, it is the end of the line, well-beloved by backpackers from all over the world, and of considerable interest to botanists and bird-watchers.

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  • Updated Dec 9, 2004
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