Museu Municipal de Arqueologia
Built tight against the defensive walls, this archaeological museum has a mix of interesting finds from the town and around. The modern...
Igreja da Misericórdia
The 16th-century Igreja da Misericórdia is plain apart from its distinctive, fanciful Manueline doorway hanging well above street level...
Just below the castle is the sé (cathedral), built in 1189 on the site of an earlier mosque, then rebuilt after the 1249 Reconquista...
This atmospheric traditional tasca (tavern) serves up all the Portuguese standards – chequered cloths and rural paraphernalia – and...
Rua Conselheiro Vilarinho 27 · interesting places nearby
Marisqueira Rui information
Situated in the old town, with a unfancily dated interior of yellow and cork, this place is Silves' finest seafood restaurant. Join the locals – it gets busy – and savour plates from cockles, clams and crabs to bass and seafood rice. You can dine cheaply on bream or sea bass here, or blow the budget on a crustacean feast.