Silves was once the capital of the southern part of the Moorish kingdom and that’s still visible in the architecture. The cathedral, the Moorish castle and parts of the walls and towers are a relic of the era and reveal the rich history of Silves. If the stones could talk … The Romans have had a settlement here, of which the Roman bridge over the River Arade is the most important relic.
In Silves you will find many restaurants, shops and cafes, a number of pleasant squares, old streets, a historical museum, a market hall and much more. Check out the photos below to get an impression of all the beautiful, delicious and artistic things that Silves has to offer.