Grottenfahrt Piedade


Ponta da Piedade, Lighthouse

Ponta da Piedade, Lighthouse

On the southern corner of the bay of Lagos we can see the distinctive Ponta da Piedade lighthouse on the cliff top.


Costa d'Oiro near Ponta da Piedade

Costa d'Oiro near Ponta da Piedade

The sailing boat crew has dropped anchor near the Costa d’Oiro for a swim in one of the small rocky bays.


Costa d'Oiro: Ponta da Piedade

Costa d'Oiro: Ponta da Piedade

On the tip of the bay of Lagos, Ponta da Piedade, several bizarre rocks rise up from the Atlantic Ocean.


Costa d'Oiro: Ponta da Piedade

Costa d'Oiro: Ponta da Piedade

One of the most photographed motifs of the Algarve at Ponta da Piedade.


Lagos: Porto do Mos and Ponte de Piedade

Lagos: Porto do Mos and Ponte de Piedade

This part of the coast west of Lagos is well known for its bizarre rock formations and tranquil bays. Ponte de Piedade is the most photographed symbol of the Algarve.

 

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Costa d'Oiro : Ponta da Piedade

Costa d'Oiro : Ponta da Piedade

Roaring foam in a grotto below Ponta da Piedade. The grottoes have been carved out of the rock by the Atlantic Ocean over millions of years.


Costa d'Oiro: Grotto of the Ponta da Piedade

Costa d'Oiro: Grotto of the Ponta da Piedade

Through a hole above the grotto, scarce daylight illuminates the scenery.


Costa d'Oiro: Grottos of the Ponta da Piedade

Costa d'Oiro: Grottos of the Ponta da Piedade

Mysterious lights in a grotto below Ponta da Piedade. The scarce daylight creates an unreal and ghostlike illumination.


Ponta De Piedade Boot 2

Ponta De Piedade Boot 2


Ponta De Piedade Grotto trip

Ponta De Piedade Grotto trip

From now on we continue our trip on board a small motorboat, going towards the grottoes of Ponta da Piedade.


Ponta da Piedade, lets take a swim

Ponta da Piedade, lets take a swim

Some of our travelling companions have a swim in the water next to our boat, while another group visits the grottoes.


Ponta da Piedade, Grottoes

Ponta da Piedade, Grottoes

The grottoes below Ponta da Piedade are a popular tourist attraction, especially during the summer season.


Ponta da Piedade

Ponta da Piedade

Daylight streams into the grotto landscape through a chimney-like hole.

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