Santa Catarina`s Fortress
Praia da Rocha
The Fort of Santa Catarina is an old fortress located in the city of Portimão, in the Algarve region, southern Portugal.
It was built in the 17th century with the aim of protecting the coast from pirate attacks and invaders.
Today, the Fort of Santa Catarina is a popular tourist attraction, with stunning panoramic views of Praia da Rocha and the Atlantic Ocean. The fortress has been restored and is used to host cultural events and exhibitions.
Visitors can explore the fortress walls, towers, and interior rooms, as well as enjoy breathtaking panoramic views from the top of the fortress. It's a great place to take photos, soak up the sun, and appreciate the natural beauty of the Algarve.