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  1. Torre da Cadeia
Place: Figueiró dos Vinhos
Photo: C. M. Figueiró dos Vinhos
    Monuments
    Torre da Cadeia
    Classified as a building of public interest, this stone tower dating from 1506, built on a square plan, has rounded battlements.

    Telephone: +351 236 552 178
    Fax: +351 236 552 596
    E-mail: turismo@cm-figueirodosvinhos.pt
    Website: http://turismo@cm-figueirodosvinhos.pt

  2. Monuments
    Torre da Cadeia
    Dating from the sixteenth century, this is a rectangular tower built in granite blocks, without crenellations, belonging to the Arronches Fortress.

  3. Monuments
    Torre da Cidade
    Rectangular tower with three storeys, with an ogee door on the north side. Probably the keep belonging to the city walls built by King Ferdinand. Rebuilt in 1941.

  4. Monuments
    Torre da Fuseta
    Fuseta TowerFuseta Tower offers a splendid view over the Ria Formosa area and the chain of sandy islands of Tavira, Armona, Culatra and Farol.

  5. Monuments
    Torre da Igreja da Amêndoa
    Clock tower dating from the seventeenth century.

  6. Monuments
    Torre da igreja da Urzelina
    Tower of the Church of Urzelina - VelasThe tower is the last remaining vestige of the former Church of Urzelina, that was submerged by a volcanic eruption in 1808.

  7. Monuments
    Torre da Lagariça
    Medieval tower originally used as a residence, with a number of later buildings attached.

  8. Monuments
    Torre da Medronheira
    Tower of MedronheiraBuilt in the 16th century, during the reign of D. João III, the Tower of Medronheira maintained surveillance over the coastline, in order to ward against corsairs.

  9. Monuments
    Torre da Porta Nova
    Between 1401 and 1461, D. Afonso, the eighth Count of Barcelos and the first Duke of Bragança, ordered walls to be built around Barcelos, with three towers marking the entrances to the city. The Porta do Cimo da Vila was the only gate that was to (...)

  10. Archaeology
    Torre das Águias
    Standing in the middle of the countryside close to Almofala, although now in a badly ruined state, is the Torre das Águias  (initially a Roman Temple), which reminds us of the more distant mediaeval times when the Moors penetrated into this region (...)

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