Ruínas do Forte ou Castelo de Alvor

These ruins are all that is left from an Arab fortress which was used to defend Lagos bay. The castle was conquer in 1189 by D. Sancho I but later returned to the Arabs power and afterwards, in 1250 D. Afonso III reconquested it. These are the remains after the destruction provoked by the 1755 earthquake.


Largo do Castelo
8500, Alvor


  • Difficult external parking
  • Castles & Fortresses
  • True

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