Ferragudo

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What does Ferragudo mean?

Ferragudo is a Portuguese civil parish at the western border of the municipality of Lagoa. The population in 2011 was 1,973, in an area of 5.41 km². Ferragudo serves mainly as a bedroom community for its much larger neighbour, the city of Portimão; its residents routinely travel across the Arade River to work in the neighboring municipality.

What is the population of Ferragudo in Portugal?

Ferragudo is a Portuguese civil parish at the western border of the municipality of Lagoa. The population in 2011 was 1,973, in an area of 5.41 km². Ferragudo serves mainly as a bedroom community for its much larger neighbour, the city of Portimão; its residents routinely travel across the Arade River to work in...

What to do in Ferragudo Portugal?

Ferragudo is a traditional fishing village with whitewashed cottages, flowers, hillside streets, and cute boats. The peacefulness and old-world charm of Ferragudo are perfectly preserved, making it the perfect Portuguese getaway.

How to get from Faro to Ferragudo?

Ferragudo is only a 50-minute drive from the international airport in Faro. It’s also possible to take a train from Faro to Portimao: the town which sits across the water from Ferragudo. It’s possible to take a 10-minute water taxi from Portimao to Ferragudo.

What is Ferragudo famous for?

Fortunately, Ferragudo has escaped the heavy development of its neighbours and keeps a small but relatively traditional feel. It is well known for its picturesque village, beautiful beaches, it’s small harbour, and of course as a fishing village, fresh fish.

Where does the name Ferragudo come from?

There have been various explanations for the communitys name: from the inheritance of Ferragudo in Castro Verde, the fort of Ferragudo in Vila Viçosa, the Spanishman Johane Anes Ferro Agudo de Espanha or the locality of Ferragudo.

What is the population of Ferragudo in Portugal?

Ferragudo is a Portuguese civil parish at the western border of the municipality of Lagoa. The population in 2011 was 1,973, in an area of 5.41 km². Ferragudo serves mainly as a bedroom community for its much larger neighbour, the city of Portimão; its residents routinely travel across the Arade River to work in...

How far is Ferragudo from the train station?

From the wider Algarve, Ferragudo has its own train station that connects it to all of the major stops across the Algarve railway. Although it is an approximate 1.5km walk from the station into the village centre.

What to do in Ferragudo Algarve?

The nearby caves of Benagil and dolphin watching tours are perhaps the most famous, these can be organised in Ferragudo or in the harbour of Portimão. Waterparks – Families and thrillseekers will be pleased to know a selection of the Algarve’s best waterparks are in close proximity to Ferragudo.

Why visit Ferragudo?

FERRAGUDO is synonymous with beach and vacations! But visiting Ferragudo, a land with 500 years, is also to see up close the real Portugal. A Portugal far away from the center of Lisbon. Ferragudo is a land that is divided between fishing and tourism. There live 2000 people, many are fishermen and some are foreigners.

Which is the best beach in Ferragudo?

Praia da Angrinha is the more rugged of the two beaches. It has less of a scenic setting than Praia Grande, but is a great place to see some traditional aspects of life in Ferragudo. It’s the landing and launching place of many of the local fisherman.

How do I get to Ferragudo from Portimão?

From the wider Algarve, Ferragudo has its own train station that connects it to all of the major stops across the Algarve railway. Although it is an approximate 1.5km walk from the station into the village centre. If trains are inconvenient, then EVA and Frota Azul operate coaches that arrive in Portimão from all over the region.

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