Picturesque village on the estuary mouth of the Arade river near Portimao
The place is picturesquely situated opposite Portimão and Praia da Rocha on the eastern shore of the estuary of the river Arade. The former fishing village is crow...
Forte de São João de Arade
Fortress in Ferragudo on the estuary of the Arade river
Built sometime during the 17th century, this and the Santa Catarina de Ribamar Fortress, were the main line of defence for the Rio Arade’s estuary. ...
Lagoa: Convento de São José
The former convent is now used as a cultural centre
The convent was founded by members of the Carmelite order of nuns in the beginning of the 18th. Century. It is currently the city’s cultural centre and hosts exhibi...
Rio Arade: Sitio das Fontes
Karstic springs at a branch of the Arade river near Estombar
The Parque Municipal das Fontes (the Municipal Park of the Springs), or Fontes de Estômbar (The Estômbar Springs), is a park surrounding a major spring situat...
Sra. da Rocha: Chapel
A picturesque little chapel on clifftop west of Armação de Pêra
The chapel Nossa Senhora da Rocha is located in one of the nicest parts of the so called "Rocky Algarve", framed by the beaches Praia da Nossa Sra. da Rocha and...