From Faro - Airport Faro [FAO]
Lagos is located 90 km from the International airport of Faro. The transfer may take one hour or more according to traffic. Lagos has a active population of 18 500.
Lagos is historically linked with the Portuguese discoveries, which has made it a interesting touristic attraction. It suffered a devastating earthquake in 1755 and holds most of it's monuments and churches remarkably well, worthwhile a visit with a private tour.
Lagos has a town beach with Dona Ana beach nearby, backed by beautiful golden cliffs.
Lagos is the principal city of western Algarve, dates back to Roman times and was claimed by the Moors in the 8th centuary. Prince Henry 'The Navigator' established the city as the main shipyard and port assisting the explorers that rounded the coast of Africa and succeded in the Far East.
The old city wall remains have been restored and adapted over the years. Within lies the Fort Ponta da Bandeira and in the exterior the marina. Lagos holds Portugal's only slave market, once held beneth the arches of Customs House. The tiny Chapel of Santo Antonio has some spectacular woodwork, gilt and decorative tiles. The Regional Museum next door has an extraordinary range of paintings by local artists.