Rio Arade


Praia da Rocha

Praia da Rocha

The Algarve coast near the estuary of the river Arade in front of the holiday destination and popular beach Praia da Rocha.

 

© A Terceira Dimensão - Fotografia Aérea


Rio Arade & Praia da Rocha

Rio Arade & Praia da Rocha

Aeria view to the estuary of the Arade river and the new marina of Portimão. In the background you see the famous beach and the massive hotel and apartment buildings of Praia da Rocha.

 

© A Terceira Dimensão - Fotografia Aérea


Rio Arade: Ferragudo

Rio Arade: Ferragudo

View to the estuary mouth of the Arade river. On the left side you can see the scenic fishing village of Ferragudo, and to the right the skyline of Portimão gets within sight.


Ferragudo: BBQ

Ferragudo: BBQ

Fresh fish is grilled in front of a restaurant situated on the river banks of the Arade.


Wandern mit Uwe

Wandern mit Uwe

Praia de Ferragudo and Rio Arade

 

© Wandern mit Uwe


Estuaray of the river Arade

Estuaray of the river Arade

View from the fortress across the estuary of the river Arade to the windmill on the opposite shore near Ferragudo.


Bridge over the river Arade

Bridge over the river Arade

The photo depicts the bridge of the EN125 over the river Arade near Portimao


Rio Arade: Tracking tour 1

Rio Arade: Tracking tour 1


Silves: Rio Arade

Silves: Rio Arade

The Arade River connects Silves with the seaport of Portimão. It used to be an important trade route before the lower course of the river silted up. Nowadays the old bridge (“Ponte Velha”) is only used by pedestrians.


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


Rio Arade: Bridge over the EN125

Rio Arade: Bridge over the EN125

The spectacular bridge of the EN125 north of Portimão over the Rio Arade. In the foreground you can see locals searching in the mudflat of the low tide for mussels


Portimão: Boatyard

Portimão: Boatyard

Portimão’s old yacht harbour is located a few miles upriver from the new marina and is easily accessed by foot from the promenade. The photo shows the adjacent boatyard.

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