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Mr and Mrs Kelly Holiday July 2018

A very quaint little church beautiful on the inside very original and typical of the era, I would... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
Sharon K
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Interesting history

Went to visit here while on a tour in Alte, but the church was closed for the time we had... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2017
RJMEX
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27 Jul 2018
“Mr and Mrs Kelly Holiday July 2018”
21 May 2018
“My visit back”
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Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

A very quaint little church beautiful on the inside very original and typical of the era, I would definitely recommend to anyone interested in local history or religious buildings/artefacts, its steeped in local culture. It’s set in the heart of the village which in itself...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sharon K
Reviewed May 21, 2018

A beautiful church set in the centre of Alte ,its beautiful inside and out ,you can stand on the risen sidewalk and watch the world go by with so many bars etc surrounding it ,A must to visit .

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank garybednall1-uk
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Today in Alte we almost missed this amazing little church. Once inside we saw the most awe inspiring baroque and rococo art work surrounding the altars. The guide tried to help inform us of the history of the church and pointed out the rare ‘...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Phyl O
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Visited the church as we dropped into Alte to have a look around having been to Fonte Grande. Entry was €1.50 for adults which gets you a guide book in any language, while children are free. Interior was very colourful and quite interesting, so worth...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Nice little church and the center point of the small village of Alte. From here it's only a short walk to the 3 Fountains area.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank StevOM73
Reviewed May 26, 2017

Font área poor, needs something making of it but, sorry, port. have no idea. Disappointing yet so much potential as Alte is known for its folkgroup & cycling. Village dying, council need humf, not Port. "so what."

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank darryl t
Reviewed March 18, 2017

As so many Algarvian churches this is a small but beautiful building. As most churches here, the exterior belies the incredible interior. Well worth the one Euro admission. And they allow picture taking (no flash please).

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Subielover
Reviewed March 5, 2017

Went to visit here while on a tour in Alte, but the church was closed for the time we had available. Dates back to the early history of the area and looked to be worth the 1 euro admission.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank RJMEX
Reviewed November 9, 2016

Church dates back to sixteenth century. Some of the chapels are decorated in gold leaf while the chapel of St Sebastian on right aisle are covered in multicoloured smooth tiles. Church is small but very beautiful & well worth the €1 entrance fee

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank mmk89
Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

The staff are really lovely and helpful. Just pay 1 euro and you're free to photograph the richly decorated interior of gorgeous tiles and painting. Recommend a visit.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank AlisonB940
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