The small, cozy fishing village, the name comes from the Arabic “Albur” back, lies on the delta of the Rio Alvor and is about 1 km from the sea.

Stroll through the charming streets and you definitely do stop at the parish church “Igreja Matritz”. This comes on the 16th century and has a richly decorated, Manueline portal, which is among the most beautiful in the Algarve coast.

Good one kilometer away, the new Alvor, with its sandy beaches of the Praia de Alvor and east bordering the felsumrahmte area of ​​Tres Irmaos Beach.

The water in the summer months knows no limits. For golf lovers there is not far from Alvor some of the biggest golf courses in the Algarve: Penina, Palmares and Alto Golf.

Numerous excellent Local await with their fresh specialties.

An overview map can be found here.