European Heritage Label Network


Stormy days on the Promontory

This image was captured in a stormy day in Sagres Promontory, the Hercules storm. The Promontory presents a rich landscape from the historical and cultural point of view located in the southwest corner of the Iberian Peninsula. It contains significant archaeological remains, urban structures and monuments that attest to its strategic location and its importance over the centuries. Sagres Promontory became the headquarters of Prince Henry for its maritime expansion project during 15th century.
EHL site: Sagres Promontory