Algés is a coastal parish in Lisbon
Algés is a coastal Parish in Lisbon, located on the southwest coast of the city, in front of the Tagus River.


Algés is a Portuguese village in the municipality of Oeiras. It became known during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s as a beach frequented by people from Lisbon, with an extensive stretch of sand that stretched from Algés to Cruz Quebrada. It is currently a dormitory neighborhood in Lisbon but with a life of its own, with a wide variety of local businesses, from restaurants, shops, tourist attractions, monuments. In front of Algés, along the river there is a pedestrian avenue with several gardens. Worthy of mention is Avenida dos Combatentes, an avenue with a lot of life due to trade, with many small shops, restaurants, hairdressers, kiosks, banks, sports institutions, apartment buildings, the Algés Market, a very old market that was once revitalized and is currently the commercial, cultural and gastronomic center of the parish of Algés.

Algés is a town known for the Passeio Marítimo de Algés, a place where several events take place, namely the “NOS Alive” and the “Queima das Fitas”. Algés is also known for the Clube Sport Algés e Dafundo, a national reference in swimming and water polo, and for the Clube Náutico de Algés, with a competition sailing club and a capacity for 300 boats. Algés is a riverside area suitable for living, walking, resting and doing business in safety and tranquility.

Algés beach
Algés beach, located at the mouth of the Tagus river, overlooking the south bank

Administrative Organization

Algés is administered by the Union of Parishes of Algés, Linda-a-Velha and Cruz Quebrada-Dafundo.

Places to Visit

  • Algés Market
  • Dolce Vita Miraflores Shopping Centre
  • National Jamor Stadium
  • Municipal Library of Algés
  • Garden of the Angels Palace
  • Palace Angels
  • Vasco da Gama Aquarium
  • Chapel of Our Lady of Boa Viagem
  • Chapel of Our Lady of the Cape in Algés
  • Chapel of Our Lady of the Cape in Linda-a-Velha
  • Manuel de Brito Art Center
  • National Jamor Sports Center
  • Physical Education Teachers Golf Club
  • Hermitage and ruins of the Convent of Santa Catarina do Ribamar
  • Portuguese Tennis Federation
  • Algés Garden
  • Garden of the Palace of the Acipestres
  • Garden of Incensees
  • Garden of the Plane Trees
  • Lime Tree Garden
  • Garden Dom Pedro V
  • Alto de Santa Catarina Garden
  • St. Matthew’s Garden
  • Minigolf Club de Portugal
  • Saint Sophia Palace
  • Palácio da Cruz Quebrada
  • Palace of the Acypresses
  • Foz Palace
  • Ribamar Palace
  • Professor Francisco Caldeira Cabral Urban Park
  • Urban Park of Quinta de Santo António
  • Miraflores Urban Park
  • Jamor Urban Park
  • Quinta de São Mateus
  • Quinta de São João do Rio
  • Quinta do Cedar


  • Trains:
    Algés Train Station
  • Buses:
    Algés Bus Terminal
  • Trams:
    Career Number 15

Education Institutions

  • Linda-a-Velha Choir Association
  • Our Lady of the Cape Music School
  • Externato Santa Catarina
  • Faculty of Human Motricity
  • INA: General Institute of Qualification of Workers in Public Functions