Esposende Fort and Lighthouse

Esposende Fort and Lighthouse

The Farol de Esposende (Esposende Lighthouse) set in front of the Forte de São João Baptista de Esposende. The 15 metre tall lighthouse dates back to 1922 is unusual in that it is made of metal.

The fort dates back to the late 17th century and was built to guard the mouth of the river

Both buildings sit on the northern banks of the river Cávado just behind Esposende's beach


Esposende travel guide »

The town of Esposende is firmly off the international tourist trail and you will find barely a mention of it in any guide book. Despite this Esposende is well worth a visit if you are passing, which you may well be if you are visiting the medieval...