Praia da Rocha
The Algarve coast near the estuary of the river Arade in front of the holiday destination and popular beach Praia da Rocha.
Rio Arade & Praia da Rocha
Aeria view to the estuary of the Arade river and the new marina of Portimão. In the background you see the famous beach and the massive hotel and apartment buildings of Praia da Rocha.
Rio Arade: Ferragudo
View to the estuary mouth of the Arade river. On the left side you can see the scenic fishing village of Ferragudo, and to the right the skyline of Portimão gets within sight.
Fresh fish is grilled in front of a restaurant situated on the river banks of the Arade.
Wandern mit Uwe
Praia de Ferragudo and Rio Arade
Estuaray of the river Arade
View from the fortress across the estuary of the river Arade to the windmill on the opposite shore near Ferragudo.
Bridge over the river Arade
The photo depicts the bridge of the EN125 over the river Arade near Portimao
Rio Arade: Tracking tour 1
Silves: Rio Arade
The Arade River connects Silves with the seaport of Portimão. It used to be an important trade route before the lower course of the river silted up. Nowadays the old bridge (“Ponte Velha”) is only used by pedestrians.
Barragem do Arade
This artifical lake, situated on the upper reaches of the Arade river, is one of the reservoirs ensuring the supply of the Algarve with sufficient water even during the hot summers.
Rio Arade: Bridge over the EN125
The spectacular bridge of the EN125 north of Portimão over the Rio Arade. In the foreground you can see locals searching in the mudflat of the low tide for mussels
Portimão’s old yacht harbour is located a few miles upriver from the new marina and is easily accessed by foot from the promenade. The photo shows the adjacent boatyard.