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Lisboa, já estamos a chegar!

Lisbon announced as the first destination in the 2017-18 edition

Lisbon, one of the most successful Volvo Ocean Race stopovers of recent editions, welcomes sailing’s premier event back to its shores in 2017-18!

A gateway to the Atlantic Ocean, Portugal’s capital city boasts a vibrant atmosphere and a rich maritime heritage – an ideal spot for the Volvo Ocean Race to visit.

Planning to drop in? Then let’s just say you won’t be short of options outside the Race Village. The Oceanarium shows a varied range of spectacular sealife in all its glory.

After some retail relief? Then why not visit the bustling Praca do Comercio for some top shopping, and then wind down with some delicious grub at the Time Out Food Market? Of course, it would be rude not to try the local delicacy, Pasteis de Nata!

If culture and history is your thing, then you’ll love the beautiful Igreja de Sao Roque and the Mosteiro dos Jeronimos – centuries-old architecture to blow your mind.


The next edition of the world’s toughest offshore race will begin in Autumn 2017 from Alicante, Spain.