Santa Catarina da Fonte do Bispo

Parish in the municipality of Tavira, renowned for its manufactories of tiles
Santa Catarina da Fonte do Bispo
  • District: Faro > Municipality: Tavira > Parish: Santa Catarina da Fonte do Bispo
  • Population: 1.809
  • Distances: Faro Airport 29 km, Lisbon Airport 288 km
  • Tourist Info: Posto de Turismo de Tavira

Santa Catarina da Fonte do Bispo is a parish (freguesia) in the municipality (concelho) of Tavira.

The hamlet is situated inland half way between São Brás de Alportel and Tavira. It is well known for the manufacture of clay tiles. "Santa Catarina" is used in the Algarve as generic term for various types of ceramic tiles made of local yellow and red clay that are  typically used in the regional buildings: ladrillas (paving tiles), telhas (roof tiles) and tijolos (bricks).


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