Neolithic and Chalcolithic graves and settlements in the municipality of Portimão north of Alvor
In the third millennium BC, the focal point of the territory stretching from north from the Alvor inlet to the foothills of the Monchique range was a settlement measuring...
Ruin of a fortress on the Rio Guadiana opposite Sanlucar de Guadiana
The castle, erected in the 14th Century, bears witness to the armed conflicts between the Algarve, Portugal and neighbouring Spain in former times. Alcoutim is located at...
Ruin of a Moorish castle overlooking the village
Aljezur is a small market town with two parts divided by a fertile river valley of the Ribeira de Aljezur, situated in the natural park of the Costa Vicentina, the wester...
Almancil: Igreja de São Lourenço
Baroque church near Almancil, completely decorated with tiles
Built in the first half of the 18th century, the charming Chapel of São Lourenço dos Matos provides the very best example of Algarve baroque decorative tile...
The sources Fonte Pequena and Fonte Grande of the Ribeira de Alte
The springs are situated on the outskirts of the village of Alte in a picturesque landscape forming the transient area between the Serra and the Barrocal of the Algarve ...
Alto do Malhão: Stupa and Mosteiro de Mú
Buddhist monument and meditation centre Mosteiro de Mú in the Serra de Caldeirão (Serra de Mú)
Alto do Malhão is an elevation of 537m in the Serra north of Loulé. From there you have a marvellous view to the surounding mountains until the neighbouring...
Little fortress on the coast between Sagres and the Cabo de Sao Vicente
The fortress, situated on the Algarve coast near Sagres between the beach of Beliche and Cape St. Vincent had been erected to protect the strategic important harbour of S...
Cabo São Vicente
Europe's most south-western corner: sacred ground from time immemorial
Cabo de São Vicente (Cape St.Vincent) near Sagres in Portugal and the Ponta de Sagres together form the south-western corner of the Algarve and the European contin...
Fortress and picturesque village on the Ria Formosa between Tavira and Vila Real d.S.A.
Cacela Velha is situated directly on the Ria Formosa lagoon between Tavira and Vila Real de Santo António. This picturesque little village is only a few miles from...
Caldas de Monchique: Hot springs
These thermal springs in the Serra de Monchique where even known by the Romans
The place Caldas de Monchique, located few kilometres south of Monchique, is known since the Roman Empire for its sulphuric thermal springs, coming to the surface with a ...