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A very old historic church in the village, well worth a visit, just a short walk from the beach and... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2018
Paddy D
Ballyshannon, Ireland
Escape from the noise

I love this church and include a visit whenever I am on my walk. The opportunity to sit and say a... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2018
Gay B
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All reviews worth a visit oasis of peace quiet prayer great pictures light a candle enjoy the beauty the main strip statues mass century photogenic uplifting portuguese holiday
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

A very old historic church in the village, well worth a visit, just a short walk from the beach and the marina

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paddy D
Reviewed November 8, 2018

I love this church and include a visit whenever I am on my walk. The opportunity to sit and say a quiet prayer is uplifting. Saturday evening Mass in English well provides for some of the many visitors to Alvor.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gay B
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful church the alter and Windows where beautiful the colour comeing through the stain glass windows was lovely I sat down for a quiet moment so quiet and peaceful and said a pry

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2018

English speaking Mass at 6.15 on Saturday evening . The male singer is not to everyone's taste. Lovely old fashioned church inside.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

We go to Alvor a lot but have never ventured into the Church, almost feeling you're intruding on a very private and sacred place, but we did this time and its gorgeous inside and very well kept considering its age. A very peaceful and uplifting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Julie M
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Excellent small chapel right in the town and the cafe right outside the door . doors are always open

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I always visit this church a few times during my holidays in Alvor. Beautiful quiet church to say a quiet prayer. Sunday mass is a wonderful experience with the locals. Beautiful singing and wonderfull to watch the locals hug and embrace each other. During my...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

A quiet but stunning Church. A cool interior with great pictures and statues. Lovely to sit quietly, pray, and think. A great experience.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank janbarlex
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Lovely church but up quite a steep hill so no good if you are not able to walk far. It was very peaceful. No candles to light in the church.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank annieford3
Reviewed September 20, 2018

We got married in this Church and always visit it numerous times during our stay in Alvor. The only downside with it is we like to light a candle in churches and there is no facility here to do this.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Maureen H
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Response from Lolly1952 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is catholic they had two English masses while I was there for ten days. It’s beautiful
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Response from Wokie231 | Reviewed this property |
I believe the church is open for most of the day, though I don't know exact timings.