Image gallery Alvor

Image gallery of Alvor: beaches, old village, church, harbour, Ria do Alvor, ...


Alvor: Parish Church

Alvor: Parish Church

The church, located in the upper part of Alvor, is overlooking the old village and the bay of Alvor. The interior of the church has some elements of the Manuelitic Gothic style.


Alvor: Bay

Alvor: Bay

View from the upper part to the little harbour on the bay of Alvor, where several excellent fish & seafood restaurants are located.


Alvor: Fresh from the grill

Alvor: Fresh from the grill

We found this man preparing a squid kebab (“Espetada de lulas”) on the charcoal grill on the Ria de Alvor lagoon. A few minutes later this delicious speciality was served in one of the fish & seafood restaurants near Alvor’s small harbour.


Alvor: Fisherman's statue

Alvor: Fisherman's statue

This famous statue of a fisherman is a reminder of the importance of the fishing industry, the area’s most important economic sector in former times. The statue is made of stones from the area.


Alvor: Promenade on the Ria de Alvor

Alvor: Promenade on the Ria de Alvor

View to the promenade of Alvor with the quay and restaurants.


Alvor: Boat tours

Alvor: Boat tours

The quay in Alvor is a starting point for a various boat trips - dolphin watching, caves & grotto tours etc.


Alvor: Promenade

Alvor: Promenade

The promenade on the Ria do Alvor with its palm trees invites to stay for a snack or drink. Or you enjoy the selection of fresh fish and seafood in one of the nearby restaurants.


Ria de Alvor

Ria de Alvor

The wetlands of the Ria de Alvor stretches from Alvor to western direction until the large sandy beach Meia Praia near Lagos.


Praia do Alvor Poente

Praia do Alvor Poente

Alvor has evolved to on of the most popular holiday destinations of the Algarve. The western part of the beach of Alvor stretches along the bay "Ria de Alvor" until the beach Meia Praia near Lagos. At the right side you can see the rock formations of the beach "Tres Irmãos".

 

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Praia do Alvor Nascente

Praia do Alvor Nascente

The eastern part of the beach of Alvor is also called "Praia dos Três Irmãos" due to the spectacular rock formation, creating the impression of 3 brothers. Various excellent hotels and holiday resorts are located here, contributing to the reputation of Alvor as one of the most popular holiday destinations in the Algarve.

 

© A Terceira Dimensão - Fotografia Aérea

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