Forte Espinhaço

Forte Espinhaço is a fort in . Forte Espinhaço is situated southwest of , close to .

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Tourist attraction
The Cabo da Roca Lighthouse is a beacon/lighthouse located 165 metres above the Atlantic Ocean, on Portugal's most westerly extent. is situated 1¼ km north of Forte Espinhaço. Photo: Cccefalon, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Archaeological site
The , located on top of a hill at 426 metres above sea level, in the , , , is believed to be a stone age burial chamber or megalithic monument. is situated 2½ km east of Forte Espinhaço. Photo: Sunseaguls, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is situated 2½ km north of Forte Espinhaço. Photo: Ejvrjunior, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The , also known as the Fort of Velas, is located at the edge of the Praia do Abano, along the southern edge of the coast of the civil parish of , in Cascais Municipality, , . is situated 4 km southeast of Forte Espinhaço. Photo: Vitor Oliveira, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a cape at the western coast of in the . Photo: François Philipp, CC BY 2.0.

is a village in the municipality of in the southwest of the district of Lisbon, Portugal. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a village on the Portuguese municipality of and in the Freguesia… is situated 3½ km northeast of Forte Espinhaço. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Forte Espinhaço

38.7698° or 38° 46' 11.2" north
-9.4942° or 9° 29' 39.1" west
14 metres (46 feet)
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  • Forte Espinhaco

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