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Ferragudo, Portugal

The picturesque village of Ferragudo is located in the Algarve region of Portugal.

It lies on the Arade River, facing the well-known tourist resort of Praia da Rocha.

It is said to be the most photographed village in the whole of Portugal, and it is easy to see why.

Approaching Ferragudo by road from Portimao provides a stunning view across the harbour (with its numerous fishing boats) to the whitewashed houses on the opposite hillside.

Walking along the beach, you will approach Ferragudo's impressive fort. Due to its position and colour, it looks remarkably like a giant sandcastle.

  • Last visit to Ferragudo: Jun 2004
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2006
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  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Feb 27, 2012 at 10:14 AM

    Another lovely little page about your adventures at the Algarve. I have never heard of Ferragudo before, but the town looks indeed very picturesque.

  • angiebabe's Profile Photo
    Nov 1, 2008 at 5:28 PM

    a beachside castle and cute beachside village - might be my kind of place due a visit!

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Mar 19, 2007 at 9:25 AM

    Definitely a very photogenic spot in Portugal! We really enjoyed just touring around the country taking in sights like this.

  • Aug 26, 2006 at 4:58 PM

    Hahahaha!!!!:op But it looks...*kind of* Arctic....? Hmm... *I* thought so....:op

  • davesut's Profile Photo
    Aug 3, 2006 at 11:40 AM

    Looks great - on our places to visit list next week in Al garve

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