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Alcoutim - A view of the town center of Alcoutim - Credits to: By Jose A. (Wikimedia)
A view of the town center of Alcoutim By Jose A. (Wikimedia)
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  • Location:
  • Algarve Region
  • Eastern Algarve Subregion
  • Faro District
  • Alcoutim Council
  • Alcoutim
  • Place Category: Town
37.46994500, -7.47309900
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Located opposite San Lucar, in Spain, Alcoutim is dominated by Castelo de Alcoutim. A castle dating back to early 14th century. Situated very close to the Spanish border, Alcoutim is a small inland river town with a busy port which is a popular destination for pleasure boats.

There are lovely views across to Spain from the 14th century castle set at the top of the town. Set on a hillside, the town has cobbled streets and small squares. The riverfront promenade has a selection of restaurants and cafés.

In Alcoutim you can find: Restaurants, Cafés, River cruises and Boat hire
Approximate Driving Time to Airports: Faro - 1 hour 10 minutes, Lisbon - 3 hours 10 minutes and Porto - 5 hours, 40 minutes


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Gateway 2 Algarve
Tel: 00 351 969 320 231