Sailing on the coast of Galicia and Portugal.
Balboa, founded by the United States during the construction of the Panama Canal, was named after Vasco Núñez de Balboa, the first European to explore the eastern shores of the Pacific Ocean. The city is located at the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal, and thrives on the business from Balboa Harbor, it's commercial port. In 1979 the Canal Zone, previously a U.S. territory, was ceded to Panama under the terms of the Panama Canal Treaties. The Panama Canal's Administration Building, former seat of the Canal Zone Government and Panama Canal Company, is located in Balboa Heights. Sightseeing high points include the Canal Administration Building and the fairly well-preserved architecture of the Canal Zone era, the Goethals Memorial, El Prado Boulevard, and the handicrafts markets.
La Corona, Spain
La Corona is a Spanish region located in the north-western corner of the country. It is part of the Spanish autonomous community of Galicia, a region of vast green landscapes with a rich Celtic and Roman heritage which keeps, still today, a mystic and magic allure.
Today La Corona is a modern city, which combines its traditional agricultural and fishing industries with new successful industries, such as fashion and textile.
This region is also a perfect destination to enjoy sun and beaches, with an average temperature of 14º C and over 2,000 hours of sunshine per year. You can engage water sports such as surfing, sailing, diving, fishing, etc.
Islas Cies, Spain
An archipelago in the coast of Pontevedra in Galicia, the Islas Cies were declared a Nature Reserve in 1980.
The Rodas Beach was declared by The Guardian newspaper the top beach in the world.
There is a camping area but permissions have to be reserved at the Vigo port. A supermarket, a visitor center and a restaurant cater to the visitors. There are no waste bins in the islands, however, so visitors are required to take their litter back to the mainland.
Located near the Douro River mouth, Leixoes is one of Portugal's major seaports. It is Portugal's gateway to the world both for commercial and recreational purposes. The Port of Leixoes is able to receive cruise ships up to 930 feet in length.
The capital of Portugal since its conquest from the Moors in 1147, Lisbon is a legendary city with over 20 centuries of history. Spreading out along the right bank of the Taugus, its downtown, the Baixa, is located in the 18th century area around Rossio. The Alfama, one of the oldest quarters in Lisbon, still retains much of its original layout since it largely survived the earthquake of 1755.