Fortaleza de Santa Catarina

Fortress of rectangular plant and with a tower at each angle, based on a high and rugged rock. Inside there is a small chapel in honour of Santa Catarina. Serves as access to the beach\/marina de Portimão via a staircase and offers beautiful views of the sea and the marina.


Avenida Tomás Cabreira, 4


  • Difficult external parking
  • Castles & Fortresses
  • Visitable (no guide), Bar/snack-bar
  • True

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Igreja da Misericórdia de Alvor

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Rua Infante Dom Henrique, Alvor

Morabito de São João

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