Ilha de Tavira
Island of the Ria Formosa opposite Tavira
Ilha de Tavira opposite Tavira is part of the island chain of the Ria Formosa that extends from Faro to Cacela Velha east of Tavira, protecting the unique lagoon system a...
Lagoa: Convento de São José
The former convent is now used as a cultural centre
The convent was founded by members of the Carmelite order of nuns in the beginning of the 18th. Century. It is currently the city’s cultural centre and hosts exhibi...
Lagoa: Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Luz
Parish church in Lagoa, situated near the Square "Largo das Combatantes da Grande Guerra"
Largo das Combatantes da Grande Guerra | 8400 Lagoa
Lagos: Forte Ponta da Bandeira
The fortress was built in the 17th. Century on the estuary mouth of the Ribera de Bensafrim to protect the harbour of Lagos
Cais da Solaria | 8600 Lagos
Lagos: Igreja da Santa Maria
The church had been the parish church of Lagos until its destruction in 1755 by the terrible earthquake
Praça do Infante | 8600 Lagos
Lagos: Igreja de S. Sebastião
The church, classified as National Monument of Portugal, is overlooking the historical old town
Rua de Conselheiros | 8600 Lagos
Lagos: Igreja de Santo António
The baroque church in the historical centre of Lagos, classified as National Monument of Portugal, is part o the municipal museum of the city
The church, erected in the beginning of the 18. Century, was dedicated to St. Anton, the patron saint of the military. It was initially used as church of the regiment of ...
Lagos: Mercado de Escravos
The building at the Praça of Infante Dom Henrique (Henry the Navigator) is one of the possible locations of the first slave market in Europe, opened in 1444
Praça Infante Dom Henrique | 8600 Lagos
Lagos: Ponta da Piedade
Lighthouse, grottoes and spectacular rock formation on the Costa d'Oiro near Lagos
Ponta da Piedade is a lighthouse in a prominent position on the southern corner of the bay of Lagos. It is surrounded by bizarre rock formations and fascinating grottos. ...
Lagos: Porto de Pesca
The fishing port is situated adjacent to the marina of Lagos at the estuary mouth of the Ribeira de Bensafrim
The harbour of Lagos is the starting point to the many popular boat tours to the famous cliffs and grottoes of the Ponta de Piedade with its lighthouse overlooking the ba...