Tavira

Image gallery of Tavira: Castle, pousada, old city, convent, Rio Gilão, Roman bridge, points of interest, ...


Tavira: Roman Bridge

Tavira: Roman Bridge

The paved way of the "Roman Bridge" is only used by pedestrians. On the riverside you can see samples of 18th Century architecture, after Tavira was rebuilt following the 1755 earthquake.


Tavira Roman Bridge

Tavira Roman Bridge

The memorial on the "Roman Bridge" was been erected in remembrance of those who died between 1383-1385, fighting for Portugal’s independence.


Tavira: Castle Gate

Tavira: Castle Gate

The garden of the castle behind this iron door is worth a visit.


Tavira Fassade 1

Tavira Fassade 1


Tavira: Igreja de Santa Maria  do Castelo1

Tavira: Igreja de Santa Maria do Castelo1

View from the garden of the castle to the nearby church Sta. Maria, situated inside the former walls of the castle. The church has been built in the 13th Century on the foundations of a mosque and almost completely destroyed by the earthquake of 1755.


Tavira: Convento da Graça

Tavira: Convento da Graça

The former monastery "Convento de Nossa Sra. da Graça" is situated in the opper town of Tavira within the areal of the ancient Moorish castle.It The historical buildinghas been converted to a hotel, the Pousada de Tavira.


Tavira: Camera Obscura

Tavira: Camera Obscura

A session of the guided tour lasts 15 minutes, and up to 15 people can attend it. Acess to the tower is by the outer starircase, or more conveniently, by an elevator.


Tavira: Porta de D. Manuel

Tavira: Porta de D. Manuel

The old lane leads down from the castle through the doorway to the centre of the city.


Tavira: Câmara Municipal

Tavira: Câmara Municipal

View to the Square Praça da República and the town hall of Tavira


Tavira Praca Da Republica

Tavira Praca Da Republica


Tavira Gilao 1

Tavira Gilao 1


Tavira: Roman bridge

Tavira: Roman bridge


Tavira Quatro Aguas

Tavira Quatro Aguas

The ferry boats to the Ilha de Tavira debark here


Tavira: Vila Galé Albacora

Tavira: Vila Galé Albacora

The hotel Vila Galé Albacora in Tavira is situated on the eastern shore of the estuary of the river Gilão. The Museu da Pesca do Atum, a museum of the art of tuna fishing, has been integrated in this hotel complex.


Ilha de Tavira: Quay

Ilha de Tavira: Quay

The way leads from the quay along the camping ground to the beach on the sea side.

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