Forte de São João do Arade

Formed, along with the Forte de Santa Catarina, the defense of the estuary of the rio Arade. Formed originally by a watchtower, it was enlarged in the 17th and 18th centuries. On the initiative of the poet Coelho Carvalho suffered at the beginning of the 20th century, great works of adaptation to residence, which gave him the romantic aspect that today presents.


Rua Doutor Coelho de Carvalho


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Monuments near Forte de São João do Arade

Convento de São José

This Carmelite monastery with cloister, Chapel and lookout tower already exists roughly from 1730. The building was, throughout its history, by various functio…

Ermida de Nossa Senhora da Rocha

Building origins indented is situated in a narrow that penetrates the sea. This Chapel incorporates in its construction earlier Roman building stones\/existing…

Farol de Alfanzina

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

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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