"Where the land comes to an end and the ocean begins"
Luís de Camões, in Os Lusíadas, Canto III (free translation)

The westernmost point of Europe mainland. Here one would come to see the caravels depart since this was the place where they could be sighted further into the ocean.
It's a place of great landscapes, packed with beautiful spots like beachs, cliffs and other geologic formations and fauna and flora with some endemic characteristics.

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