Statue of Dom Sebastião
In the centre of town, this curious 1970s sculpture commemorates the ill-fated founder of the city.
On the western side of the centre is a restored section of the stout town walls, built (atop earlier versions) during the reigns of both...
Rua da Barroca
Rua da Barroca once formed the boundary between the town and the sea and retains some Moorish features.
Red Eye Bar
This straight-up rock 'n' surf bar makes a top spot to kick off the night, with drinks specials, a pool table and friendly staff.
Tiny Bora is the ideal place for your healthy fruit and vegie fix, delicious batidos (fruit milkshakes), and a cool outdoor setting.
Rua dos Ferreiros 17 · interesting places nearby
A Forja information
The secret is out. This buzzing place pulls in the crowds – locals, tourists and expats – for its hearty, top-quality traditional food served in a bustling environment at great prices. Plates of the day are always reliable, as are the fish dishes.