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Portugal, with its points of interest, history and natural beauty, is a wonderful country with much to do and much to see. Algarve has its share of attractions giving an abundance of amazing places to discover

Cabo São Vincente (Cape St Vincent)
It is the southwestern most point in mainland Europe, known to the ancient mariners as "O Fim do Mundo" (The End of the World). Henry the Navigator is said to have lived in a house here, a bracing stroll away from his think-tank a..
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Castelo dos Governadores
The Castelo dos Governadores (Castle of the Governors) has little of its initial construction, having passed through many changes over the years. However, it still is one of the main references of the city of Lagos
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Fortaleza de Sagres
The Fortaleza (Fortress) de Sagres enjoys a dramatic location, perched on a narrow finger of land, which rises sheer, some 60 metres, above the roaring waves. In the 15th century brave men made the first voyages of discovery to th..
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Igreja de Santo António
The glowing golden interior of this chapel, built c.1710-20 in sumptuous High Baroque style, is probably the finest example of its kind in Portugal and one of the town´s most remarkable ex-libris. It was reconstructed after the 17..
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Igreja de São Sebastião
The Igreja de São Sebastião (St. Sebastian Church) was built in the site where once stood the Chapel of Our Lady of Conception, it was transformed into a church in the 15th century. It was enlarged and reconstructed after the 1755..
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Mercado dos Escravos (Slave Market)
Not impressive in architectural terms but anyone with an eye for the past will surely be keen to seek out this grim ancient site. You'll find it in the corner of the Praça da República where a small arcade, now housing an art gall..
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Monchique/Caldas de Monchique
The jaunt into the hills to the village of Monchique and its nearby spa namesake is the Algarve's favourite excursion. Caldas de Monchique is definitely the most interesting of the two, developed as a genteel spa resort in the 19t..
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Ponta da Piedade
The "Bridge of Piety" is the Algarve's most visited rock formation, with a series of beautiful arches, stacks and grottoes, attracting boats from as far as Portimao. Fishing boats depart from the Forte da Ponte da Bandeira - the p..
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