Image gallery Alvor
Image gallery of Alvor: beaches, old village, church, harbour, Ria do Alvor, ...
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.
View from the upper part to the little harbour in the bay of Alvor, where several excellent fish & seafood restaurants are located.
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
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
View to the promenade of Alvor with the quay and restaurants.
Alvor: Boat tours
The quay in Alvor is a starting point for a various boat trips - dolphin watching, caves & grotto tours etc.
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
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
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".
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.