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We took the drive up to the dam this morning and the scenery is beautiful. The road is well marked and easily passable for two cars. The view at the dam is amazing and it is so peaceful. Definitely worth the trip.
During a recent holiday near Guia, we had a number of cloudy days. Having done all the usual tourist attractions we decided to have a drive out to Arade Dam and then onto Funcho Dam Barragen.
The dam is situated at the end of a...More
In great contrast to the hurley-burley of the coast, this is nearer proper Portugal. Beautiful scenery, peaceful and devoid of any commercial outlets, bar some noisy buggy/quad bikes which can annoyingly appear. Plenty of stopping points if you are a cyclist or driver. For walkers...More
We stopped here to chill out on a road trip, the views here are stunning! Very quiet area, not many people about although we did pass a couple of cyclists(crazy with those hills!). Plenty of places to pull over and get out. On top of...More
The drive from Alferce via Silves towards Alte is very nice. It already gives a nice view and viewpoints over the lake and dam. The place itself is a small road which you can find when you follow the signs. It leads you to the...More
Reading the other reviews, we must have gone to the wrong end. We went in the first sign posted road coming out of Silves, took a single track road up to the dam wall, kids did not want me to stop. Over the other side...More