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A very old historic church in the village, well worth a visit, just a short walk from the beach and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Paddy D
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Ballyshannon, Ireland
Escape from the noise

I love this church and include a visit whenever I am on my walk. The opportunity to sit and say a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gay B
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Dublin
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Praca da Republica, Alvor, Portimao 8500-005, Portugal
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 May 2016

If you sit on the little square in the middle of Alvor there is a little chapel in the corner between the two restaurants. It would hold maybe 50 people, but when you step through the door, it is like passing to another century... 1800's....More

3  Thank Thomas H
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Reviewed 31 March 2016

Situated at the end of a street on a promenade overlooking harbour area Church of Misericordia is one that needs a lot of love and money for restoration.

1  Thank Alfie65
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A very old historic church in the village, well worth a visit, just a short walk from the beach and the marina

Thank Paddy D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this church and include a visit whenever I am on my walk. The opportunity to sit and say a quiet prayer is uplifting. Saturday evening Mass in English well provides for some of the many visitors to Alvor.

Thank Gay B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful church the alter and Windows where beautiful the colour comeing through the stain glass windows was lovely I sat down for a quiet moment so quiet and peaceful and said a pry

Thank michael e
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

English speaking Mass at 6.15 on Saturday evening . The male singer is not to everyone's taste. Lovely old fashioned church inside.

Thank Gerry P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go to Alvor a lot but have never ventured into the Church, almost feeling you're intruding on a very private and sacred place, but we did this time and its gorgeous inside and very well kept considering its age. A very peaceful and uplifting...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Excellent small chapel right in the town and the cafe right outside the door . doors are always open

Thank Millarb
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

I always visit this church a few times during my holidays in Alvor. Beautiful quiet church to say a quiet prayer. Sunday mass is a wonderful experience with the locals. Beautiful singing and wonderfull to watch the locals hug and embrace each other. During my...More

Thank Delboy_Eireann
Reviewed 28 September 2018

A quiet but stunning Church. A cool interior with great pictures and statues. Lovely to sit quietly, pray, and think. A great experience.

Thank janbarlex
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Lovely church but up quite a steep hill so no good if you are not able to walk far. It was very peaceful. No candles to light in the church.

Thank annieford3
Reviewed 20 September 2018

We got married in this Church and always visit it numerous times during our stay in Alvor. The only downside with it is we like to light a candle in churches and there is no facility here to do this.

Thank Siamsa2014
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Maureen H
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Response from Lolly1952 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is catholic they had two English masses while I was there for ten days. It’s beautiful
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Response from Wokie231 | Reviewed this property |
I believe the church is open for most of the day, though I don't know exact timings.
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