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...
Lagos: Ponta da Piedade
Lighthouse 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. ...
Loulé: Banhos Islâmicos
Remnants of the castle in the historic old town of Loulé
The castle is located at a place where already the Romans built a fortification in the Second Century. Remnants dating back to the Islamic period from 715 to 1249, when t...
Loulé: Municipal market
The market hall of Loulé is one of the landmarks of the Algarve
Loulé: Nossa Senhora de Piedade
Pilgrimage church on hilltop overlooking the town
Mãe Soberana: For more than 500 years, the festival of Nossa Senhora da Piedade, the patroness of Loulé, known as Mãe Soberana (Sovereign Mother), ha...
Milreu: Roman Villa
Remainders of a Roman villa built in the 1st Century A.D.
Situated only a few kilometres from Faro, close to Estói, Milreu Ruins are amongst the most important remains of the Roman presence in the Algarve and now form an ...
The storage reservoirs of the Ribeira de Odeleite
Dam and artifical lake, situated on the upper reaches of the Arade river
The dam and artifical lake of Odelouça is situated on the upper reaches of the Arade river near São Marcos da Serra in the Hinterland of the Algarve. ...