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

The Da Vinci Code

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


The House of Spirits brought to Cape Espichel actors like

Jeremy Irons, Meryl Streep or Glenn Close

...and the sea so


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

Harry Potter

Portugal: Sardines and the Sea




Portugal: Sardines and the Sea

Luuk Keijser & Henk-Jan Vinke

The Netherlands


The Portuguese have a love affair with the sea and the festival of St. Anthony is a perfect example of how they celebrate this love. Freshly caught sardines are roasted on hot coals to celebrate the patron saint.