Hinterland Goldenes Dreieck


Loulé: Municipal market

Loulé: Municipal market

Loulé is the economically most important city in the hinterland of the Algarve. The "Mercado "Municipal", one of the landmarks in the Algarve, is the vivid centre, every Saturday attracting thousands of locals and tourits to buy fresh fish and seafood, regional specialties and agricultural produce from the neighbouring Alentejo.


Loulé: Festival Med

Loulé: Festival Med

End of June the old city center of Loulé is transformed into a giant Mediterranean bazaar with music, food and activities for the whole family. It is one of the most popular summer events in the Algarvesince several years, attracting visitors from near and far.


Loulé: Carnival

Loulé: Carnival

Loulé is famous for its colourful carnival procession, which is reminiscent of Brazil’s celebrations. The Avenida José da Costa Mealha and the Largo de Gago Coutinho are the main centres for the procession, where visitors pay a moderate fee to view the parade.


Loulé: Noite Branca

Loulé: Noite Branca

Loulé, capital of the Algarvian carnival, is also celebrating during the summer a great nocturnal street party, where visitors from near and far com dressed in white, and the city centre is decorated in white as well.


Loulé: City gate Portas do Céu

Loulé: City gate Portas do Céu

The city gates Portas do Céu were one of the entrances to the old part of the town found within the Moorish castle. The parish church of São Clemente is situated nearby.


Loulé: Gipsy market

Loulé: Gipsy market

The weekly gipsy market takes place at the western exit of Loulé. In the backgrond you can see the pilgrimage church Nossa Sra. da Piedade.


Alte Keramik Atelier

Alte Keramik Atelier


Alte Ribeira Bachlauif 3

Alte Ribeira Bachlauif 3


Fonte Benemola Gewässer Mit Schilf

Fonte Benemola Gewässer Mit Schilf


Fonte Benemola Schilfweg

Fonte Benemola Schilfweg


Querenca: Church

Querenca: Church

The church is situated on hilltop in the centre of the hamlet.


Querenca: Tourist Info

Querenca: Tourist Info

The tourist information is situated next to the communal administration. The building includes a museum (Pólo Museologico de Água – Querença) about water, a natural richness of the area.


Rocha da Pena: Flora

Rocha da Pena: Flora

In April the flora of the Barrocal landscape is flourishing lavishly.


Rocha da Pena

Rocha da Pena

View from Rocha da Pena to eastern direction towards the Barrocal landscape near Pena.

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