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...
Fonte da Benémola
Sources of the Ribeira de Menalva between Tôr and Qurença
Located in the Barrocal region of the Algarve between Querença and Tôr, the Fonte da Benémola is a protected area containing ecosystems of significant...
Loué: Convento do Espirito Santo
The main part of the former convent of the order of St. Francis is used today by the private high school "Instituto Superior Dom Afonso III"
The history of this place dates back to 1684, when nuns of the Order of St. Francis erected a hideaway for abandoned women (casa de recolhimento de mulheres desprotegidas...
Loulé Ermida da Sant' Ana
The chapel built in 1725 is part of the former manor hous Palácio Gama Lobo
Since the restauration in 2006/2007 the chapel is used for sacral services by the communities of S. Clemente and S. Sebastião ...
Loulé: Banhos Islâmicos
An islamic bath recently excavated in the heart of the historic old town of Loulé
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: Convento da Graça
Portal and ruin of the former Augustinian convent in the centre of Loulé
The monument was erected as monastery by the order of St. Francis in the 13th. Century, coming from Andalusia to the Algarve to evangelize the population after the re-con...
Loulé: Convento de St° António
The monastery of the Capuchin Order, located at the western exit of Loulé, dates back to the XVII Century
The Convento de St° António is situated at the western exit of Loulé towards Boliqueime opposite the area of the gipsy market (Mercado mensal). The buil...