This was a surprise, not only was the castle impressive with its views, but the cafe has some of the most unusual home cooked food, try the orange cake or the fig combinations, especially on a poor weather day.
We loved the castle and the views but we were surprised to see many places where would have expected guard rails. In spite of that, we found the exhibits interesting and there is a very pretty coffee shop restaurant in the centre. It costs a bit to get in. It took us about 30 minutes to feel that we had... 更多
There are bigger fortresses in Portugal but this one has been well restored. There is a nice cafe inside with good washrooms. The one in Monsaraz is certainly more impressive and it is free.
The castle at Silves is a good excursions with children, for an hour or so. There are no activities" or "re-enactments " of any kind, so it is more of a walk around and explore, but very cheap entry and great views. There is a café (licensed) within the walls, and also a café just outside to the right (opp... 更多
I had the chance to visit the castle last summer because of a weekly event they use to have, Secret Sunset. The Castle itself is probably the most visited moment in the Algarve together with Sagres. Highly recommended. We had dinner inside the castle and enjoy the concert during sunset. What a wonderful scenario! As many other monuments in the... 更多
There are a number of sheer drops without safety barriers involved if you want to walk around the castle wall. I would suggest this is not suitable for anyone unstable on their feet, young children and people who have been drinking alcohol. There are some lovely views from the castle walls. In the grounds there are also some gardens and... 更多
We caught a local bus into Silves and had a great day. The Castle and Museum well worth a look. Great views from the castle walls. Also lots of little streets and shops to explore. Plenty of lovely cafes too.