Friday, 1 July 2016

The Tall Ships Races

Here’s one more reason to visit Lisbon in July, The Tall Ships Races are in town from July 22nd to 25th.

The Tall Ships Race are the biggest free family-friendly festival in Europe. The event is celebrating its 60th anniversary and Lisbon will host the 1st stage from July 22nd to 25th and all the fun will take place on Lisbon’s Cruise Terminal, in Santa Apolónia.

The Tall Ships Races had its first edition in 1956, in the town of Torbay, United Kingdom, the main objective was to keep the tradition of the big sailing ships. Due to its enormous success it was decided to repeat the competition annually.

Promoting team spirit, self-knowledge and cultural exchange, The Tall Ships Races takes the participants to defy adventures through 4 harbors, 1955 nautical miles and one mission, to bring sea and sailing to the young generations throughout the world.

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