Forte da Ponta da Bandeira

Built in the 17C the fort stretches into the sea and protects a small port from which the boat-trippers leave for Ponta da Piedade. You must cross the drawbridge to reach the interior of the courtyard. Exhibitions are mounted about the Great Discoveries in the rooms. The chapel is decorated with 17C azulejos and from the terrace there are attractive views over the town and the coast.

Useful information

Address : 

Cais da Solaria

Price:

3 €

Opening hours

[10am-1pm, 2pm-6pm - closed Mon]

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