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Britain currently receive 130 million visitors that visit some of the local filming of

Harry Potter

the Louvre museum received in 2006 about 7.3 million tourists, 50% driven by the film

The Da Vinci Code

The House of Spirits brought to Cape Espichel actors like

Jeremy Irons, Meryl Streep or Glenn Close

...and the sea so

close

Sesimbra\'s coastline, Arrábida and Cape Espichel were sets for

Hornblower

Jacques Mer

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Algarve for over thirty years ... almost 80 ... of which 60 are of professional experience in banking, tourism and connected with 15, from near or far to the movies. Met as actors Alain Delon, Jean Claude Belmondo, Francis Blanche, Jean Pierre Marielle, Jean-Claude Brialy and actresses Brigitte Bardot Marie Laforet, passing Rita Hayworth, as well as filmmakers of the time. Founder, with 5 other friends of the Algarve Algarve Film Commission in 2006. Currently (since 1997) president of the Alliance Française de l'Algarve. Member of the executive committee of the Algarve Film Commission.