Biblioteca Municipal Álvaro de Campos
Tavira's ruined castle rises high and mighty above the town. Possibly dating back to Neolithic times, the structure was rebuilt by...
Built around the globulous remains of an Islamic-era structure, this small 21st-century museum exhibits impressive Islamic pieces...
Praça da República
For centuries this sociable town square on the riverfront served as promenade and marketplace, where slaves were traded along with fish...
One of the better choices on this restaurant-heavy riverside street, this cluttered, narrow eatery is hospitable and cosy. A Barquinha...
Rua da Comunidade Lusíada 21 · interesting places nearby
Biblioteca Municipal Álvaro de Campos information
Aspiring architects and anyone who appreciates modern design should pay a visit to Tavira’s municipal library, which was originally the town prison. Architect João Luís Carrilho da Graça sympathetically and cleverly converted the former prison’s facade and cells into a modern, harmonious cultural space. Opened in 2006, the building houses books, exhibitions and computers.