Silves is a relatively small town. It is situated on the picturesque river Arade.
Silves is the oldest town in the Algarve, where the existence of colonies of the Phoenicians and Kathagers from the fourth century B.C.E was proven.
The Romans transformed the city with their fortifications and built an important inland harbour and thus created a major trading hub.
The Hotel Pestana Viking is located on a plateau above a small bay which is ideal for swimming. From here you have a beautiful view over the coast of Portugal. We have been “persuaded” to choose this hotel. Our very competent travel agent Lisa had already been there and raved about this hotel. And she…Read More