The culture, the character, and the economy of the people of Sines were, from Prehistory to nowadays, moulded by the Sea.
Sines is located on one of the best preserved coastlines in Europa. Along its 30 km of coastline, Sines offers beaches for everyone. It is also the birthplace of the navigator, Vasco de Gama.
The landscape includes sleeps cliffs, small beaches, dunes systems, streams, marshes and hills. The diversity of the area is unmatched in Portugal, providing an exciting landscape experience.
Find out more here.
The Tall Ships Races 2012, Presented by Szczecin and organised by Sail Training International is taking place in the following host ports:
St Malo - Thursday 5 to Sunday 8 July (race start Monday 9 July)
Lisbon - Thursday 19 to Sunday 22 July
Cadiz - Thursday 26 to Sunday 29 July
A Coruña - Friday 10 to Monday 13 August
Dublin - Thursday 23 to Sunday 26 August
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