On your future trip to Lagos, Portugal make sure to employ our Lagos car hire
services as your main means of transportation through this important city in the Algarve. The settlement has been around since Roman times when it was named Locobria by them, however everything points to a much earlier occupation.
Lagos doesn't have an airport as it is within an hour's drive of Faro, the region's capital, where most visitors to the Algarve will be arriving at. You can employ our Faro Airport car hire services
and drive from Faro to Lagos, or have our Lagos car hire services take the car to the airport so that you can pick it up from there, either way, a rental car will do you well once you land at Faro Airport.
The fastest way of getting to Lagos from Faro is by taking the A22, the main motorway of the region, this will take you there in about an hour, however taking the older road, the 125 will offer you a great trip bringing you closer to some of the other interesting settlements nearby such as Albufeira
Lagos is nowadays an important tourist town in the Algarve thanks to the great weather and beaches, however its rich history is a big part of that pull as well. There are quite a few ancient buildings still very well-preserved starting with the 15th century onward, and signs and ruins of other locations can be found as well. The town features several interesting statues erected of famous figures strewn all across its surface area.
One particularly weird, interesting and even a bit spooky attraction is the Capela dos Ossos
, or the Bone Chapel
; it can be found in the Igreja do Sao Sebastiano, a chapel lined with human bones and skulls, the truly interesting part of the whole concept is that there are several of this type of chapels in the region.
These are just a few of the things that you can see and do while in Lagos
, make sure to employ our Lagos car hire
services as your main means of exploring this place as well as its surroundings in more detail.