VOLVO OCEAN RACE
If you are looking for a fun activity to do this week in Lisbon, then you should definitely attend the Volvo Ocean Race and check out the incredible teams that sail these fantastic boats through the Tagus river.
The Volvo Ocean Race has been around since 1973 testing human endurance and is considered one of the toughest challenges in the world. The 2017-18 edition will take the teams 45,000 nautical miles around the world, across four oceans, six continents and 12 Host Cities. Lisbon is hosting the race for a third consecutive edition.
The Race Village opens on October 31st and is located on: Doca Pedrouços, Avenida de Brasilia Algés Lisbon.
The fleet is estimated to arrive on October 29th or 30th, the in-port race is scheduled for November 3rd and the leg starts on November 5th.
Don’t lose this amazing opportunity to see beautiful boats mesh with the Lisbon waterfront architecture, specially since the weather has been so delightful with its 30ºC temperatures and clear skies.
The entrance is free so it’s a great activity for the whole family. If you’re interested in our services, we can arrange for transfers, Lisbon tours, local activities as well as hotel and restaurant bookings. To learn more, contact us today and receive our free e-guide with our TOP PICKS for LISBON!
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Enjoy your stay in Lisbon!
Race Village opening: 31 October 2017
In-Port Race: 3 November 2017
Leg Start: 5 November 2017
How to get there:
Metro: Take the Green line to Cais do Sodré, transfer to train station and take the train towards Cascais and exit in “Algés”.
Bus: Towards Cais do Sodré: 706, 728, 781 ou 782, transfer to train station and take the train towards Cascais and exit in “Algés”.
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