History and landmark. Thought to be the centre of the Discoveries and where the Navigation school of Infante D. Henrique was set up - here you will find unique panoramic views over the cliffs and ocean. Nice souvenir shop inside the fortress.
Why visit Sagres? During your trip to Sagres, you will discover beautiful beaches, a distinctive fort and some of the most challenging surfing found in Portugal.
The Fortaleza de Sagres is located at the southern tip of the Sagres Peninsular and this uniquely designed fort protected the town from raiders from North African. It was from here that Henry the Navigator devised his 15th century expeditions to the uncharted seas around the western side of Africa,…