Portimao is old port city, which have turned into dimensioned resort of universal importance. Its main guests are lovers of beach resting and active entertainments; lovers of exhibitions visit this city too. The noted sight is located in Alvor district, it is a question of old church of 16 century. It was the witness of number of important historical events and it was destroyed several times; a lot of interesting religious artifacts are kept in this church.
People who love to visit interesting historical places will be interested in visiting of Armaco-de-Pera, where the small stronghold is kept. It was built in the middle of 18th century and protected important commercial districts from pirates, at the present time this stronghold is opened for visiting. People who like to walk on foot usually like Carvoeiro a bit more.
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