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.

Contacts


Cais da Solaria
8600-645,Lagos

    Characteristics


  • 3.00€
  • Easy external parking
  • Castles & Fortresses
  • Visitable (no guide), Shop

    opening hours


    Summer

  • tuesday: 09:30-12:30
  • thursday: 14:00-17:00
  • wednesday: 09:30-12:30
  • friday: 14:00-17:00
  • saturday: 09:30-12:30
  • sunday: 09:30-12:30
  • holiday: 14:00-17:00


  • Winter

  • tuesday: 14:00-17:00
  • thursday: 09:30-12:30
  • wednesday: 14:00-17:00
  • friday: 09:30-12:30
  • saturday: 14:00-17:00
  • sunday: 14:00-17:00
  • holiday: 09:30-12:30

Monuments near Forte Ponta da Bandeira

Arco / Porta de São Gonçalo


A gate sided by two barbicans. It is one of the city's gates, built between the reigns of Dom Manuel I and Dom Filipe I. It was built together with walls, for …

Armazém Regimental


A regimental warehouse dating back to the 17th century, with a mannerist and baroque architecture. A perfect testimony of useful military architecture, destine…

Baluarte de Santa Maria / Baluarte da Porta da Vila


This is the first of seven still existing strongholds that were part of the so-called Nova Cerca (or Segunda Cerca) of town's walls. It is a poligonal strongho…

Brasão de Lagos


A limestone work that represents the city of Lagos's coat of arms, made of a wall and two towers.

Casa da Dízima / Edifício da Portagem / Quartel dos Remadores da Alfândega / Vedoria


A two floors building dating back to the 17th century. On the ground floor, a special note to three door spans with a masonry panel and, on the first floor, th…

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