Porches


Porches: Roundabout

Porches: Roundabout

The roundabout on the EN125 is the entry to the village.


Porches: Church

Porches: Church

The elevated church overlooks the village.


Porches: Church

Porches: Church

The elevated church is overlooking the village.


Porches: Church

Porches: Church

The square in front of the church offers great views towards the old village.


Porches: Restaurant

Porches: Restaurant

One of the well known typical restaurants in the old part of Porches.


Porches: Chimney

Porches: Chimney

The variety of chimneys is a signature feature of the Algarvian architecture.


Porches: Pottery Olaria

Porches: Pottery Olaria

The artists Patrick Swift and Lima de Freitas set up Porches Pottery (Olaria Algarve) in 1968, which still produces hand painted pottery.


Porches: Garden design

Porches: Garden design

Next to the roundabout there is an exhibition of sculptures within a nicely designed little garden. The artist Miguel is well known for his creative garden design.


Porches Casa Algarve

Porches Casa Algarve

Tiled bench


Porches Beer Garden

Porches Beer Garden

The shop adjacent to the “Biergarten” sells German sausages, ham and other specialities.


Porches: Butcher's shop

Porches: Butcher's shop

The shop adjacent to the “Biergarten” sells German sausages, ham and other specialities.


Porches International School

Porches International School

Porches International School


Porches: International School

Porches: International School

The International School (Escola Internacional do Algarve) in Porches, located on the EN125, is said to be the best of its kind in the Algarve.

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