Ermida de Nossa Senhora da Rocha

Building of remote origins is located in a strait that penetrates the sea. In its construction, this hermitage incorporates stones from previous roman/medieval buildings located nearby. Inside there is a valuable image of the Virgin and Child from the 16th century. This hermitage was once surrounded by a coastal defense fortress that was destroyed by the 1755 earthquake.


Ponta de Nossa Senhora da Rocha


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Monuments near Ermida de Nossa Senhora da Rocha

Convento de São José

This Carmelite convent, with cloister, chapel and observation tower, has existed since 1730. Throughout its history, the building has had various functions, bu…

Farol de Alfanzina

The lighthouse was started in 1920 and has a 23 metre high tower.

Forte de São João do Arade

It formed, together with the Santa Catarina Fort, the defense of the Arade river estuary. Originally consisting of a watchtower, it was expanded in the 17th an…

Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceição

Church in which we highlight the following: the collection of ex-votos of fishermen, the altar of the 16th century and the religious images. Inside stands a se…

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