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
Monuments near Fortaleza de Santa Catarina
Morabito de São João
Architectural testimony of Arab civilization. Quadrangular with four has pinnacles at each corner and a cupola surmounting the dome.
Busto de Simon Bolívar
Small bronze bust that pays tribute to Simon Bolivar, the great liberator of Venezuela. It is located in the Centre of the roundabout with the same name, based…
Capela de São José
This Chapel is located in the city's old quarter, in face of the shipyards and the Largo da Barca, where there was a boat to cross the River before the constru…
Chafariz da Praça 1º de Maio
Round fountain with a large fountain, located in the center of a square. Around there is a pleasant garden area with some banks.
Ermida de Santa Catarina
Small chapel dedicated to St. Catherine of Alexandria, located inside the forte de Santa Catarina. The gothic stone portal.