Silves square giving onto the Al Hamra castle
Overlooked by its impressive red fortress, Silves has been awarded the Cittaslow label, a title showing quality of life and respect for the environment.
It is a peaceful, traditional town with lots of character.
Although it is a very short distance from seaside resorts, it is nevertheless far from the tourist frenzy and offers a very different atmosphere.
There are still some vestiges of its amazing historical past, the time when it was ruled by the Moors.
It is really a lovely destination with lots of charm.
If this tempts you, you can choose to build a house on one of the many plots of land for sale, to renovate a traditional house at the heart of Silves or to buy a comfortable apartment or villa.
Because Silves property market offers all kinds of properties at very reasonable prices.