So you won’t find the same cultural high life in the Algarve as you would in the big cities of the world – but who needs it when you have our sunny weather?
Here are some ideas for a look at Algarve history:
Located in the Lagos marina on its north side. Telling the story through its wax figures, this museum is a brief guide to the Portuguese age of discoveries.
Route of the Portuguese Discoveries
Click for a map outlining a walking route with nine points of interest in Lagos town, all related to the Portuguese Discoveries: 1) Caravel (replica) “Boa Esperança”; 2) Monument to the Lagos Navigators; 3) Statue of King D. Sebastião; 4) Slave Market; 5) Statue of Prince Henry “The Navigator”; 6) Per of Discoveries; 7) Manueline Window; 8) Statue of Gil Eanes; 9) The Governors Castle.
The Cultural Centre in Lagos, inside the old town, has a varied Schedule of exhibitions, shows and events.