Santa Catarina da Fonte do Bispo

Santa Catarina da Fonte do Bispo is a village and a community (about 1,800 inhabitants) in the county of Tavira.

Coordinates: 37° 9′ N, 7° 47′ W 

The village is situated by the N270 between Tavira and São Brás de Alportel.

The urban image is shaped by friendly elder people; the young generation often works in the near holiday region.   

The village has a post office, banks and diverse gastronomic establishments. 

A big brick-factory, where roofing tiles, bricks and other tiles are produced, is located in the village. 

The streets and alleys out of the main street are narrow and winding.   

In the undulating environs of the place are beautiful houses and lush gardens. 

The Igreja Matriz was built in the middle of the 16th century. In the 18th century the church was renovated and its frontage modified.

Coordinates 9 ° 37 'N 7 ° 47' W

The church can only be visited at a mass.

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