Castle of Loulé (Municipal Archaeological Museum of Loulé)

Visit the Castle of Loulé and its Municipal Archaeological Museum on your stay in Algarve, Portugal. 

Castle of Loulé, Algarve
Castle of Loulé
© CM Loulé

Rebuilt in the 13th century, the Castle of Loulé is Moorish in origin and still today features a great walled perimeter.

Museu Municipal de Arqueologia de Loulé, Algarve
Museu Municipal de Arqueologia de Loulé 
© CM Loulé

Its restored ruins house today the Municipal Archaeological museum of Loulé where Roman pottery and an interesting collection of Bronze Age elements are exhibited. A glass floor allows to see interesting excavated Moorish ruins.

When you visit the castle walls you will discover the important role they played during the Islamic period.The entrance ticket also includes a visit to a part of them, but to the Municipal Museum and
Cozinha Tradicional Algarvia too, the recreation of a traditional kitchen featuring a welcoming heart, archaic tools, and copper pans.

The castle’s patio can be visited freely, and some interesting elements such as canyons or a guillotine are exhibited on it.

More information:


Rua Dom Paio Peres Correia 17, Loulé.

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Opening Hours:

Monday through Friday from 9:00 to 17:30
Saturday from 9:00 to 14:00 and from 15:00 to 17:00.


(+351) 289 400 600.

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