Praia da Luz Portugal

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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Buses in Luz

Probably the cheapest and easiest way of traveling in through the Algarve is by bus. In Luz we have 2 bus lines, one that goes to Sagres (passing through every village on the way) and one to Lagos, unlike inside cities these run on a schedule so its important to[…]

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Lagos Train Station

There is a train station at Lagos, which is only about 10 minutes away from Luz. The railway system links Lagos to Vila Real de Santo Antonio (through Faro). There is also a link to Lisbon, which is about a three hour journey. In general the trains are fairly slow[…]

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