The Farol da Barra lighthouse is the highest in Portugal and one of the tallest in Europe. In Barra, where in addition to ancient fishing art, various water sports such as Kitesurfing can be practiced, the 19th century lighthouse rises more than 60m above sea level. Prior to its inauguration in 1893, ships from this area were frequently deceived because the land in the area is very flat and falsely gives the impression of being far away. Since its completion, the Farol da B
The Cabo Espichel is located at the end of the southwestern headland of the Setubál peninsula. Since 1430 there is a lighthouse at Cabo Espichel (modernized in 1790), the red-white, 32-meter-high tower of Farol do Cabo Espichel. Its light extends almost 50 km out to the sea and has already saved some sailors from capsizing at the wild cape of the Costa Azul.
Portugal and the ocean are part of it, and so maritime motifs in street art are found to fit even when they appear on ruins under high voltage power lines. The fish chosen here as the lead (unfortunately without a recognizable signature) belongs in this category and we were able to look at this beautiful picture just before a highway entrance near Aveiro.