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Forte da Ponta da Bandeira (Ponta da Bandeira Fort)

Castles and Fortresses

Forte da Ponta da Bandeira (Ponta da Bandeira Fort)


From this 17th century fort built at the entrance to the Ria de Bensafrim, visitors can enjoy a magnificent view.

It is built on a quadrangular floor plan, is surrounded by a moat and has an impressive gateway with a drawbridge which provides access to the inside.

There, a 17th century chapel covered with tiled walls can be visited.


  • Lagos

  • Santa Maria

  • 282 780 060 (Lagos Municipal Council)


  • Cultural Heritage

  • Castles and Fortresses

  • Paid

  • Open to the public

  • Classified as a Building of Public Interest

  • Tuesday to Sunday, from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm and from 2 to 5 pm

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