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Culture of Vilamoura. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Quiet street 1. VILAMOURA ALGARVE PORTUGAL. Vilamoura is a quiet and peaceful resort town where you can have a good time, enjoying insouciance and tranquility. This feeling is complemented by numerous natural attractions, beaches and the coast located in Vilamoura and Quarteira. Thus, you can take a great walk along Marina de Vilamoura. The fact is that many rightly consider the local yacht port the most beautiful place in town. This is confirmed by large crowds of people that can be seen here. Along the pier, there are numerous restaurants and cafes serving mainly seafood and fish.
Vilamoura is famous for its stylish resort hotels, one of the most luxurious of which is Tivoli Marina Vilamoura. This hotel is located in a private garden, whose area is 30,000 square … Open
Another great attraction is Praia de Vilamoura. The beach is well maintained, and the walk promises to be memorable. In addition, the beach is very extensive, due to which it doesn't seem overcrowded. Around there are bars and restaurants where you can have a glass or two of a hot drink. If there's no free space left on the above-mentioned beach, head to Praia da Rocha Baixinha. This place is very picturesque, the beach itself is well-groomed, making it perfect for walking.
Calcadao de Quarteira is another great place for strolling. It is the central street of Quarteira, which is striking with numerous interesting restaurants, bars, hotels - this is where their greatest number is concentrated. In addition, you can easily get to the beach from here. It is worth noting that there are no parks in the city. Instead, there are golf clubs amazing with an abundance of greenery. Dom Pedro Golf Collection is considered the best club that guarantees aesthetic pleasure. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Vilamoura is literally established for a romantic getaway. Many couples choose The Lake Resort for a honeymoon or a regular vacation. This fashionable hotel proposes spacious and elegantly … Open
Archaeological excavations are carried out in the city. The thing is that an ancient Roman villa dating back to the 1st century AD was found here. Think about exploring Cerro da Vila Estaço Arqueológica in order to plunge into the history of the city and enjoy the breathtaking views. A walk among the ruins is just a paradise for historians. However, even those who are not really keen on history should not ignore this place. The most amazing thing here is mosaic floors - one can be surprised at how skillful masters of that time were.
Vilamoura lighthouse at sunset 059 Remarkable religious attractions include Igreja de Sao Lourenco de Almancil famous for its interesting murals. Inner walls of the church are lined with blue tiles, which gives it a beautiful romantic look, although from the outside it may seem as if it is nothing special at all. Despite the fact that the church is small, the sense of peace that it brings is worth a visit. Another church where locals and tourists go to find peace of mind is located in Albufeira. It is Albufeira's Igreja Matriz that has a two-level facade, decorated portal and gable, and interesting paintings keeping inside. The late Gothic-style building was reconstructed after 1755 when an earthquake occurred.
The most popular shopping area of the resort is Marina. Here you can see shops of various price categories. They sell fashionable clothes and beach accessories, jewelry, and cosmetics. There … Open
The shrine of Nossa Senhora da Conceição Hermitage is another beautiful religious monument. Like other churches of the region, it does not attract much attention from the outside, but inside you can find the real treasure - especially striking is an unusual altar with gilded carvings. Gray stone finishing is also quite unusual for Portuguese churches. Wall-paintings inside are also of great interest. The church is small, as befits other shrines in the region, but definitely worth a visit.
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Benagil Beach

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Those who like to relax at the picturesque beaches should definitely go to Portugal. Here, they’ll find one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, Benagil, that can be called a natural wonder. The beach is very close to Algarve area, it’s situated in the eponymous village. The sandy beach is primarily notable because of natural rock formations and caves. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Vilamoura

Culture guide to Vilamoura. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Vilamoura: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Vilamoura. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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