Ecovia Litoral do Algarve: Map
Cabo de São Vicente, Sagres
Cabo de São Vicente (Cape St.Vincent) near Sagres in Portugal and the Ponta de Sagres together form the south-western corner of the European continent. The cape consists of a steep cliff of about 69 m with almost no vegetation.
Sagres and Ponta de Sagres
Aerial view to Sagres. In the foregound you can see the fortress, located on the Ponta de Sagres.
Vila do Bispo
View to the village from southern direction on the road from Sagres. In the background you see a row of wind turbines, benefitting from the strong winds in this area.
Lagos: Av. dos Descombrimentos
The lined with palm trees promenade of Lagos extends along the port exit from the marina on the fishing harbor to Fortress Ponta da Bandeira over several kilometers.
Portimao: Aerial view
View to the city of Portimão, situated on the estuary mouth of the river Arade. in the foreground left you can see the marina, and the bay of Alvor in the background.
Lagoa: Aerial view
From the plane you can see that the town of Lagoa is located in the hinterlands, embedded in the fertile landscape of the so called "barrocal".
Armação de Pêra
The marina was built in the west of the city at great technical effort. To create access from the sea, one of the natural rocky barriers had to be blown up. The marina is easily reached by car via the Av. dos Descobrimentos.
The golf courses and the international marina are the economic and social centre of this resort, located in the Golden Triangle of the Algarve, next to Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago. At the upper right corner you can see the beach Praia de Vilamoura, stretching from the marina to the neighbouring town Quarteira.
Quinta do Lago: Bridge
View from the wooden bridge connecting the Ilha de Faro with Quinta do Lago.
Faro: City Wall
This is the eastern part of the huge old wall surrounding the historical old town (Vila Adentro) of Faro. Next to it the square Lardo de São Francisco is located.
Olhão: Aerial view
Aerial view to Fuseta with the the Cerro de São Miguel in the background
Tavira: river Gilão
Ponto dos Descobrimentos
Aerial view to Cacela Velha and the peninsula of Cacela, forming the eastern end of the lagoon system of the Ria Formosa.
Eastern Algarve: Monte Gordo
Monte Gordo is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the Eastern Algarve due to its long and flat sandy beach, the excellent infrasturcture and the proximity to Spain.
Vila Real de Santo António: Marina on the Guadiana river
The town of Vila Real de Santo António is located on the border of the Algarve to Spain, only a few miles from the estuary mouth of the Guadiana river. This areal view depicts the geometric structure of the town, that has been completely rebuilt after the earthquake of 1755.