Biblioteca Municipal Álvaro de Campos
What’s left of the castle is surrounded by a small and very appealing garden. The defence might date back to Neolithic times; it was...
Praça da República
For centuries, this sociable town square on the riverfront served as promenade and marketplace, where slaves were traded along with less...
For a higher-velocity night, the Docas, an extension of the mercado municipal , hosts a row of dancier, preclub bars that play music...
Soccer fanatics will love this atmospheric, buzzing Benfica-crazy restaurant (which looks like it has raided the Benfica fan club...
Lonely Planet review
Aspiring architects or 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 fabulous modern and harmonious cultural space. Opened in 2006, the building now houses books, exhibitions and computers.