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M1274, Carvoeiro 6120-313, Portugal
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice place for a walk and explore , great for taking plenty photos of the coastline and the scenery .

Thank Whatsappenin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So we will start this review that the lighthouse is closed to the public unless you pay a nice sum. There are trails you can walk and sight see. There is also a picnic spot not far from the lighthouse. There is no trash cans,...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is lighthouse on top of hill on the ocean. There is a great view and easy walking trails. Good restaurants along the way.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

So basicaly went up the lighthouse wich is open from 2:30 pm untill about 6:30 from tuesdays to sundays only, the view is amazing and its good to get to know a bit of the history of it.

Thank francisco g
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Well you would expect a lighthouse to be in a prominent location and this one is just that. Unparalleled views to the east and west and a useful landmark for the coastal paths in both directions. We did get into the lighthouse and to honest...More

1  Thank Stuart_Away_Again
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

There is a well used cliff path in either direction from the Lighthouse with spectacular views into Sandstone coves with caves and sink holes. This is the reason for my rating, as the Lighthouse is usually closed to visitors except Wednesdays 2-4. Take your camera!...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Ok, so when we visited, the lighthouse was closed - if you do plan to visit, be sure to check opening times! The lighthouse from the outside doesn’t look like much, nothing to really say about it other than it could use a fresh lick...More

1  Thank hugo d
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

Go there on Wensday 2 to 4 you can go in the lighthouse. If the door is closed wait because the lighthouse keaper is up stairs whit the customers. Nice place To visit.

Thank Markku21
Reviewed May 31, 2018

Frankly I struggle to give this 2 Stars. It is just an ordinary lighthouse with a notice board giving brief details of its history. Everywhere was boarded up. There is some pleasant coastal resorts alongside which are attractive

Thank nickpickles
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

We had a nice visit to the lighthouse. The views from the top are really good along the cliffs. It is only open from 2-4 on Wednesday afternoons, but the entry is free and the lighthouse keeper takes you up to the top where you...More

Thank Ben T
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