Was looking at trivial pursuit questions and one was "What is the southernmost part of continental Europe?"
Now, i thought of Spain. A town called Tarifa, continental Europe's southernmost town, is only 15km (9mi) from Africa.
My friend mentioned Greece, with this evidence: Stoupa is situated on two pretty bays with sandy beaches with the 2407m high Taygetos Mountains in the distance behind (about 10km as the crow flies). It is also about 100km from Kap Tainaron, the southernmost point of continental Europe.
this is from http://www.worldlive.cz/en/webcams-142-greece-1600-webcam-stoupa
Even Italy gets a mention:
" Gebbia is a very intense and passionate player with a brusque gawky sound. His music is based on repetitive textures and bluntly juxtaposed passages of noise and near silence.
He seems to have taken up the challenge posed by Braxton and Evan Parker,not so much in sound as in his approach to structure. He's conscious too that Sicily marks the southernmost point of continental Europe and as such marks at least a metaphoric refocus of the whole diffused mediterranean tradition. "
this is from http://www.giannigebbia.com/retailers.html
Continental in the dictionary suggests it as being masses of land, which would put Spain and Italy up there, but Grece out.
So my question is, who do you believe to be the southernmost and why and with what evidence?