Aljezur is a village belonging to the district of Faro, with a population of fewer than 2,000 inhabitants. In the heart of Costa Vicentina, Aljezur distinguishes itself amongst the best European destinations for Nature Tourism. With stunning landscapes, nestled between the mountains and the sea, which shelter different natural habitats and high biodiversity, the coast that houses some of the best beaches in Portugal and rich faunal and floristic value, truly stirs emotions!
Land of abundant fish and meat, as well as rich vegetables, it is impossible to resist Aljezur's sweet potato, which is bestowed honors in one of the best gastronomic festivals in the Algarve region, the Aljezur Sweet Potato Festival!
The historical and environmental hiking trails of Aljezur are well-known, and pass through various points of interest, namely the Misericórdia Church, the Sacred Art Museum, the Antoniano Museum, the House of Painter José Cercas, the Municipal Museum where you can visit the Islamic, archaeological and ethnographical nuclei and finally, the Castle of Aljezur to enjoy the views.
Aljezur is a natural and cultural treasure to enjoy all year round!