Fresh and colourful
Fresh produce markets, formerly true centres of urban commercial activity have regained their importance after undergoing modernisation. Shopping at a market combines the traditional pleasure of searching for the freshest produce with the modern consumer habits of wandering around, looking at shop windows and having a meal.
Located in a renovated area, the Mercado Municipal de Faro (Faro Town Market) has a ground floor with stalls for selling fresh produce.
The renovated Loulé Town Market, now has an area dedicated to traditional market fare where vegetables and fruits, fish and meat are sold. On the second floor, there is a restaurant.
The Olhão Town Market (where the fish is particularly fresh) restoration work on the two buildings in 1915 have restored it to its former splendour. It is made up of two single storey buildings with a hipped roof and four glazed circular turrets with metal domes giving it a monumental look.
The Lagos Town Market has one floor for food products and another with a restaurant with a fabulous panoramic view.
The Portimão Town Market was also entirely renovated with a variety of both food and non-food goods sold in the same area, and a car park in addition to other facilities.
All waiting to be visited!