Praia da Luz Portugal

Water and Waste in Luz

Water (Água in Portuguese) It has good quality and drinkable in the majority of places, bottled water is available everywhere. If you are ordering on a restaurant or shopping for water, normal water is água and fizzy water (carbonated water) is água com gás. Águas de Portugal provides the local[…]

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Roman Ruins in Luz

There is also a Roman archaeological site that was classified as IIP in June 1992, Luz was a sort of country farm for some roman settlers, so there are several signs of aqueducts, houses and other archaeological evidence through the village. The most notable are the roman ruins, halfway along[…]

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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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