Alfanzina Lighthouse, in Lagoa

Fishermen call it headlamp Carvoeiro, but this is called officially by Alfanzina Lighthouse. Built on the cliff that gave it its name – Alfanzina tip. This lighthouse was put into operation on 1 December 1920, maintaining today a strategic importance as an orientation point for those seeking shelter from Windward ports (Lagos and Portimão), or for sailors who in the opposite demand to East route.

Location: Alfanzina – Carvoeiro
Height: 23m
Altitude: 63 m

Year: 1920
37º05’12.53”N / 08º26’33.60”W

Open to the public every Wednesday from 14h to 17h.

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