Image gallery of some remarkable old and new market halls in the Algarve: Alvor, Faro, Guia, Lagoa, Lagos, Loulé, Olhão, Silves, Tavira
Loulé: Market hall
The style of this well known building is reminiscent of the Moorish architecture of former times. The market hall (Mercado Municipal) is located adjacent to the Largo de Gago Coutinho, and every Saturday the weekly fair takes place in the surrounding lanes. After extensive renovations, the market re-opened in early 2007 to display its new splendour.
Loué: Municipal Market
Lagoa: Mercado Municipal
The municipal market situated on the square of the Republic was erected in 1895.
Guia Mercado Municipal
Quarteira: Municipal market
On Saturday morning the municipal market is a busy place.
Silves: Market Hall
The modern municipal market is situated in the lower part of the town near the Arade river and the so called "Roman Bridge".
Faro: Market hall
The municipal market hall is conveniently situated in the centre of the city, offering a large underground parking. In the first floor the citizen's office is located.
Lagos: Market hall exterior view
The market hall is conveniently located near the centre on the Av. dos Descobrimentos, the 4-lane avenue along the waterside promenade. The building, which was built in 1924 was recently restored and nowadays attracts tourists as well as customers.
Olhão: Market halls
The two modern market halls of Olhão are hosting one of the best markets in the Algarve with a great selection of fresh fish and seafood and other local produce.
Tavira: Former Market Hall
The former market hall, located on the banks of the river Gilão, was recently restored. It now hosts several shops and restaurants.
Tavira: Former Market Hall - Entry
View from the interior of the former market hall through the lobby with its acient iron gates. In the background you can see the pavilion.
Tavira: Modern municipal market
Restaurante A Lota
View to the harbour of Alvor and the former fish market (pt: lota), giving name to the nearby restaurant