Praia da Luz Portugal

Spot

Luz Fort

Located at the west point of Luz bay is a 16th century fort. Originally built to defend against pirates and give some warning and protection to the near by city of Lagos. Set in lovely gardens the location offers spectacular views across the bay. It is now a nice restaurant.[…]

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Luz Church

The church of Nossa Senhora da Luz (Our Lady of the Light) from which the village takes its name. The original church was badly damaged in the 1755 Lisbon earthquake. Painted in yellow and white, the church is located in the center of town, its renovation and restoration was funded[…]

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Rocha Negra

Rocha Negra (Black Rock) is a cliff on the east-side of the village, created from volcanic action millions of years ago that created that black granite that kinda carves trough the more common Algarvian sandstone cliffs. Its for sure one of the most famous sights from the Algarve and from[…]

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