Forte Ponta da Bandeira
Located in front of the entrance to Bensafrim's river bank, this fortification guaranteed the defense of the old port. It was built in the 17th century and it has a trench, a drawbridge and a grandiose door of arms. Inside, there is a small chapel with tiles of the 18th century. A privileged belvedere over Lagos.
Cais da Solaria
- Easy external parking
- Castles & Fortresses
- Visitable (no guide), Shop/ Store
- tuesday: 14:00-17:00
- thursday: 14:00-17:00
- wednesday: 09:30-12:30
- friday: 14:00-17:00
- saturday: 14:00-17:00
- sunday: 14:00-17:00
- holiday: 09:30-12:30
- tuesday: 09:30-12:30
- thursday: 09:30-12:30
- wednesday: 14:00-17:00
- friday: 09:30-12:30
- saturday: 09:30-12:30
- sunday: 09:30-12:30
- holiday: 14:00-17:00
Monuments near Forte Ponta da Bandeira
Barragem Romana da Fonte Coberta
Rectilinear plant wall, rectangular cross-section, crossing an ancient ribeira. It is a work of irrigation. Is now partially destroyed and classified as Buildi…
Estátua do Capitão de Abril Salgueiro Maia
A tribute bust to the captain Salgueiro Maia, for his deeds when he commanded the carnations revolution on 25 April 1974.
Escultura "O Mar, a Mulher e a Terra"
A simple and abstract sculpture that symbolizes the sea, the woman and the earth. It has three pillars in brown marble and was made by Eduarda Coutinho.