Messines


São Bartolomeu de Messines

São Bartolomeu de Messines

Aerial view to the town of São Bartolomeu de Messines, located on the road IP1 to Lisbon. In the background you can see the hills of the Serra de Monchique.

 

© A Terceira Dimensão - Fotografia Aérea


São Bartolomeu de Messines

São Bartolomeu de Messines

The Baroque portal of the parish church of the town, built with local sandstone in the year 1716. The church is situated oposite the birthplace of he poet João de Deus, now converted to a museum (Casa Museu João de Deus).


São Bartolomeu de Messines

São Bartolomeu de Messines

Memorial of the greatest son of the town, João de Deus de Nogueira Ramos (1830-98)


Barragem do Arade

Barragem do Arade

This artifical lake, situated on the upper reaches of the Arade river, is one of the reservoirs ensuring the supply of the Algarve with sufficient water even during the hot summers.

 

© A Terceira Dimensão - Fotografia Aérea

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