Igreja da Misericórdia
The 16th-century Igreja da Misericórdia, plain apart from its distinctive, fanciful Manueline doorway (not the main entrance) is...
The russet-coloured, Lego-like castle has great views over the town and surrounding countryside. It was restored in the 1940s and you...
Museu Municipal de Arqueologia
Just below the cathedral is the impressive, well-laid-out Museu Municipal de Arqueologia. In the centre is a well-preserved 4m-wide,...
On the ground floor of the town-hall building, this quaint, tile-lined place is Silves' oldest cafe and the best place to try Algarvian...
Lonely Planet review
Located below the castle entrance, the Café Ingles has a wonderful, shady terrace and is everyone's favourite spot. The food is excellent (don't miss the chocolate St Emilion dessert). One of the Algarve's liveliest restaurants north of the coast, it has an elegant interior and on weekends has occasional live jazz, fado and African music.