Castro Marim

Castro Marim is a town in the Algarve.

Understand

Castro Marim is a very old town, founded before the Roman Empire, that is surrounded by hand-harvested sea salt - 'salinas' - and a Natural Park protected by 1982's Ramsar Convention. Its castle belonged to the Templary organization until 1356. Now there are incredible medieval style parties in the last week of August and local festivals in September.

Get in

By car

Drive to/from Faro or any other place in the Algarve.

By plane

The nearest large airport (Portugal's second-busiest) is at Faro (IATA: FAO). There are train and bus connections to Castro Marim.

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