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Lagos (Portugal)

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By air

Nearest Airports to Lagos are sorted by the distance to the airport from the city centre.
   Portimao Airport (distanced approximately 9.2 km)
   Sines Airport (distanced approximately 94 km)
   Praia Verde Airport (distanced approximately 110 km)
   Beja Airport (distanced approximately 130 km)
   Huelva Airport (distanced approximately 150 km)

By road

The city of Lagos is served, level road, the highway A 22 (between Lagos and Castro Marim ), the EN 120 (between Lagos and Sines ) and EN 125.

Key places to visit
Church of Saint Anthony , Church of Sao Sebastiao, Castle Lakes, Municipal Market Avenue Lagos, Forte da Ponta da Bandeira, Convent of Our Lady of Mount Carmel


Places to Visit

Church of Saint Anthony (Lagos)

The St. Anthony's Church is a religious building located in Lagos, the District of Faro in Portugal. Probably built during the reign of D. John V, was built to serve as a place of worship for military Lagos, belonging to the military administration. Damaged in Earthquake of 1755, was restored in 1769 by order of Hugo Beaty, commander of the Infantry Regiment of Lagos.

Church of Sao Sebastiao (Lagos)

The Church of San Sebastian is a religious building, located in the city of Lagos in Portugal. This building is located along the Rua Joaquim Machado Advisor, at Parish of St. Sebastian The first religious building this site was the Chapel of Our Lady of Conception, built in 1325, even in the fourteenth century, became the parish seat.In 1463, Bishop John de Mello sponsored the building of a chapel, making the chapel in a church, even in the fourteenth century, became the parish seat, the temple remains, however, to be dedicated to N. Lady of Conception.

Castle Lakes (Castle of Lagos)

The Castle of Lagos in the Algarve, located in the city and county of the same name, the district of Faro in Portugal. The evolution of the fortifications of Lagos followed the city's long history. Although the castle has not reached till our days and all the lies about medieval relatively characterless, Lagos Algarve town is fortified with perimeter longer. This set was reinforced at the end of the thirteenth century, the building other fortifications that cooperate to defend the city and its bay, among which stand out, among others, the Forte da Ponta da Bandeira and Forte da Meia Praia.

Municipal Market Avenue Lagos

The Municipal Market Avenue, also known as the Municipal Market or Market Avenue, is a public building located in central Lagos, in Portugal. The building of the Market Hall was built in 1924, in the place where before was the Factory Gate Portugal, completely destroyed in a fire in 1915. Initially, this building served only to the sale of fruits and vegetables, why which is called "Central Market Fructas" or "Square Fruit." In the late 1950s, however, it was decided to devote the entire ground floor to the marketing of fish in order to be able to demolish the fish market, which stood beside the old building of the Town Hall.

Forte da Ponta da Bandeira

The Forte da Ponta da Bandeira, also known as Forte do Pau da Bandeira Fortress of Nossa Senhora da Penha de France, or as Strong Registry, located on Pier Solaria, the parish of Santa Maria in Lagos (Portugal). The fort was built in the context of the Restoration War between 1679 and 1690, near the harbor, with the function of defense of that harbor and to complement the defense of Lagos.

Convent of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

The Convent of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, also known as the Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Church of the Nuns, is a religious building that is in the Municipality of Lagos in Portugal.

Right Time to Visit

May - August


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