Loulé: Igreja Matriz São Clemente
The stand-alone belfry of the church, made of grey blocks of granite, was a minaret during the Moorish period.
Castelo de Paderne
Today only a few ruins are left from the Moorish castle, built by the Arabs on a rock and overlooking the valley of the Quarteira river. Paderne was finally taken from the Moors in 1248.
Pousada de Tavira: Tower
Looking at the remains of the ancient tower you can imagine the dimension of the former Moorish castle, where the monastery is located.
Aerial view to the castle of Silves, an impressive monument of the Moorish period and its great cultural heritage.