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Castelo de Tavira, Tavira

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The Castle of Tavira (Portuguese: Castelo de Tavira) is a medieval castle located in the parish of Santiago, Tavira municipality, Faro district of Portugal. In a dominant position over the mouth of the river Gilão, the settlement has developed as an important sea port since antiquity, with its predecessors dating back to the 8th century BC, passing through the hands of phoenicians, greeks, celts, carthaginians, romans, moors and the Portuguese crown.
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  • Tavira old town is a must. Great walks through the old city, the tiling on the houses, the doors and the whole feel to the city was just chilled. We had a lovely day out, walking, sitting with local.....  more
    Tavira old town is a must. Great walks through the old city, the tiling on the houses, the doors and the whole feel to the city was just chilled. We had a lovely day out, walking, sitting with local.....  more »
  • The Castle is in lovely tranquil spot with nice, well maintained gardens offering shade and peace, just a short walk from the center of Tavira. Ascend the steps to see a great view of the sea... 
    The Castle is in lovely tranquil spot with nice, well maintained gardens offering shade and peace, just a short walk from the center of Tavira. Ascend the steps to see a great view of the sea...  more »
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  • Beautiful gardens, peaceful out of season. Good views from the battlements. Tavira is a wonderful place, take your time to wander through the streets and alleyways and you will discover such lovely things ❤
  • Nice little castle. Free entrance flowers were all in bloom and it smelled wonderful. Stairs up the walls are steep and there is one place with no railing so be careful with little ones.

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