Faro Jewish Heritage Centre
The last vestiges of the first post-Inquisition Jewish presence in Portugal are found at the extraordinary Jewish cemetery, which has 76...
Museu Regional do Algarve
Elements of old peasant life – such as a small fishing boat and a wooden water cart (used until the owner’s death in 1974) – are on...
Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Carmo & Capela dos Ossos
The twin-towered, baroque Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Carmo was completed in 1719 under João V and paid for (and gilded to death inside)...
This tiny and exquisite Italianate theatre hosts drama, music and dance performances. Adapted into a theatre in 1874 (from a building...
This small place is decked out in black, red and yellow, and there’s a simple, airy courtyard. Serves decent sushi, sashimi and noodle...
Lonely Planet review
Located within the market complex, this unfancy treat-of-a-place is frequented by everyone and anyone, including – we are told – the town’s lawyers. It serves traditional Portuguese cuisine – fish and meat dishes – in pleasant, airy environment. Generous and tasty plates of the day are around €8.