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