Querença: Igreja Matriz
Nice parish church (Igreja Matriz de Nossa Senhora da Assunção) in the centre of the little village Querença in the water rich hilly hinterland of Loulé
The little church is situated on hilltop of the hamlet of Querença in the Serra da Caldeirão north of Loulé. It has been built between 1520 and 153...
Raposeira: Ermitage Guadalupe
The chapel Nossa Senhora de Guadelupe with a museum about the Age of the Portuguese Discoveries
The chapel is one of the rare examples of medieval architecture, because it was one of the few building of this time that survived the catastrophic earth quake of 1755. ...
Raposeira: Menir de Aspradantes
Protected menhir near the community Raposeira in the municipality Vila do Bispo, Costa Vicentina
Rio Arade: Reservoirs
The barrages Barragem do Arade and Barragem do Funcho
Rio Arade: Sitio das Fontes
Karstic springs at a branch of the Arade river near Estombar
The Parque Municipal das Fontes (the Municipal Park of the Springs), or Fontes de Estômbar (The Estômbar Springs), is a park surrounding a major spring situat...
Rio Séqua: Pego do Inferno
Cataract of the Rio Sequo north of Tavira, disgorging into a picturesque little lake
Cascade and little sea near Tavira Unfortunately this place has been devastated by a forest fire in 2012 ...
Rogil: Moinho da Arregata
Reconstruction of an old windmill with a museum
The windmill, a reconstruction of the mills of the region, shows the traditional process milling cereals, explaining the techniques and machines used for that purpose Ro...
Sagres Biogenetic Reserve
Algarve’s Noah’s Ark - protected area between Ponta de Sagres and Cape St. Vincent
As one of Southern Europe’s last remaining and most important stretches of wild, unspoilt coastline, benefiting from both a low level of human interference and a lo...
Sagres: Cabo de São Vicente
Europe's most south-western corner: sacred ground from time immemorial near Sagres
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...
A monument of national importance situated on the Ponta de Sagres
The huge fortress is located south-western of the village of Sagres on a massive rock, Ponta de Sagres. This is most likely the place of the legendary school f navigators...