Ruin of a fortress on the Rio Guadiana opposite Sanlucar de Guadiana
The castle, erected in the 14th Century, bears witness to the armed conflicts between the Algarve, Portugal and neighbouring Spain in former times. Alcoutim is located at...
Ruin of a Moorish castle overlooking the village
Aljezur is a small market town with two parts divided by a fertile river valley of the Ribeira de Aljezur, situated in the natural park of the Costa Vicentina, the wester...
Alto do Malhão: Stupa and Mosteiro de Mú
Buddhist monument and meditation centre Mosteiro de Mú in the Serra de Caldeirão (Serra de Mú)
Alto do Malhão is an elevation of 537m in the Serra north of Loulé. From there you have a marvellous view to the surounding mountains until the neighbouring...
Little fortress on the coast between Sagres and the Cabo de Sao Vicente
The fortress, situated on the Algarve coast near Sagres between the beach of Beliche and Cape St. Vincent had been erected to protect the strategic important harbour of S...
Boca do Rio - Sitio Pesqueiro entre dois mares
Excavation of a fishing site of the times of the Roman Empire (Century I - V) near Budens, municipality Vila do Bispo, western Algarve
Boca do Rio is a little bay situated on the coast of the western Algarve between the beaches of Burgau and Salema in the municipality of Vila do Bispo. Two thousand years...
Budens: Forte de São Luís de Almádena
Ruins of a fort built in the 17th. Century on the coast of the western Algarve near Budens
The fort has been erected in 1632 on the coast of the western Algarve near Budens to protect a tuna fishing site on the neighbouring beach of Boca do Rio against attacks ...
Cacela Velha: Fortaleza
Fortress and picturesque village on the Ria Formosa between Tavira and Vila Real d.S.A.
Cacela Velha is situated directly on the Ria Formosa lagoon between Tavira and Vila Real de Santo António. This picturesque little village is only a few miles from...
Castro Marim: Castle
Castelo de Castro Marim on the Guadiana river, the border to Spain
During the Moorish occupation a fortified structure existed, that became the core of the present castle. Due to the strategic position of the town on border with the k...
The former Rococo Palace of the Viscount of Estói, now converted into a hotel (Pousada de Faro)
Estói is located bewteen Faro and São Bras de Alportel next to the motorway IP1 (Exit No.5). From the church in the center of this charming old village it...
The historical old town of Faro
Faro is a place of great historical interest having been a settlement since prehistoric times. It became wealthy under Roman occupation due to fishing and the extraction ...