Monte da Ribeira – Agroturismo was built on the border between Faro and São Brás de Alportel, who share most of their experiences and activities with the nearby village of S. Brás de Alportel. Between the sea and the mountains, it is an unbelievable destination to visit and to enjoy all the best that these places have to offer. During a mild morning, a serene afternoon or a warm night, visit the rural and more modern areas of this region, such as Estoi and Faro, which are great options to get to know the culture and traditions from this area. Whether it is for leisure or enrichment these visits are experiences that you will want to repeat and that will leave a feeling of longing in your memory. Visit and enjoy this region.
Ruins of Milreu
Milreu is the remains of a very important Roman village inhabited since the first century of the Christian era, with evidence of occupation until the X century.
A traditional Portuguese house was built on top of the Roman Villa.
Palace of Estoi
It was built in rococo style from the inspiration of a nobleman from the region who died before construction started in 1840. It was completed by José Francisco da Silva in 1909.
The Palácio de Estoi is painted a distinctive pink colour and is surrounded by beautiful and decorative gardens.
Neoclassical style, unique in the Algarve with an unforgettable view.
Located in the village vicinity, its origins date back to 1587 but it was only completed in 1603.
This palace (Episcopal Palace of São Brás de Alportel) dates to the end of the XVI century and served as residence for the Algarve’s bishops.
Passo da Paixão
Is a visible and silent way of proclaiming the death of Jesus Christ and it represents the Way of the Cross of Jerusalem, symbolizing one of the steps of Christ's passion.
Characteristic area, built at the end of the XIX century.
Paços do Concelho
Situated at the historical centre of the village, it is an important element of São Brás de Alportel´s heritage. It was built at the end of XIX century.
Algarve Costume Museum
This building is representative of the bourgeois architecture at the end of the XIX century, with the typical costumes from the Algarve.
See the agriculture objects and cork exploitation.
Monumental fountain, of eight peaks, covered with a beautiful dome, with Bishop António Pereira da Silva (1704-1515).
On Saturdays there is a famous market with 40 tents of natural products from local vegetable gardens. The last Saturday of every month there are gastronomic workshops.
Ancient Roman road which still preserves archaeological remains in São Brás de Alportel.
Situated on a hilltop, this stone mill was built in 1850.
With 368m altitude, this viewpoint has one of the most beautiful views of the Algarve’s interior.
With 330m altitude, this viewpoint with a sea view provides you with moments of pure pleasure.
Fonte Férrea Park
Enjoy this experience in contact with nature.
More than two centuries old, this tree is part of the natural heritage of this region, its preservation and development is the responsibility of the county but also of its visitors who should respect this mighty symbol of nature.
Tree of Public Interest since 1942. It has 4,10 meters of perimeter, 25 meters of diameter and 15 meters high.