Archaeological tourism

Archaeological tourism

Roman Archaeological Site, Praia da Luz, in Lagos

Roman Archaeological Site, Praia da Luz, in Lagos

The Roman archaeological site of Praia da Luz is an archaeological site located in the Parish of Luz, in the municipality of Lagos, in Portugal. The archaeological site consists of two buildings, one dressing room and the other a salting, both of Roman origin. The resort, oriented towards Northwest / Southeast, includes several divisions, such as […]

Walls of Faro

Walls of Faro

It is believed that the early wall of the village is prior to the Roman invasion of the Iberian peninsula. It was rebuilt in the ninth century, during the reign of Ben Bekr, prince of a small Muslim kingdom which became independent of the Emirate of Córdoba. During the Almohad period they were erected two […]

Paderne Village

Paderne Village

In Paderne village you can see the Islamic urbanism: space organized by streets and covered by a Drainage system leading the waste water to the outside of wall. Almohad dwellings arranged around a central courtyard, by which it was acceded to every room of the house. Post reconquista (Christian): chapel building N. Senhora da Assunção. With the reconquest, domestic […]

Castle of Aljezur

Castle of Aljezur

Castle of Aljezur, located in the village and Parish of Aljezur, Faro in Portugal. In dominant position over the village and the river of Aljezur, although they are in one of the castles figured in the seven corners of paternal coat, it is almost unknown in the Portuguese tourist itineraries, in the case of one […]

Roman ruins of Cerro da Vila, in Loulé

Roman ruins of Cerro da Vila, in Loulé

The Roman ruins of Cerro da Vila are located at Faro district in the municipality of Loulé and more precisely in Quarteira parish. Made up of several bathtubs and Roman mosaics dating from over 2000 years. Belonging to the territory of Ossónoba, the early occupation of the village dates back to the first half of […]

Roman Ruins of Milreu, Villa Romana de Milreu in São Brás de Alportel

Roman Ruins of Milreu, Villa Romana de Milreu in São Brás de Alportel

Villa Romana Milreu History / Background History:Milreu is the testimony of an important “villa” rustic Roman séc.I inhabited since the Christian era, with traces of occupation continued until the century. XI.Located near the present village of Estoi and about 8 km from the city of Ossónoba (now Faro), Milreu benefited from mountain springs then there […]

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