This simple chapel, of Arabic origin, was Christianised and dedicated to Our Lady of Protection, also known as Our Lady of Milk, and she is depicted here on a screen behind the altar, nursing her baby. Pregnant women go to this place to receive her blessing. The Chapel of Nossa Senhora do Amparo was built in the style of the old Islamic marabouts and was restored 30 years ago, enhancing the region’s culture and heritage.

Parish of Nossa Senhora do Amparo
Telephone: (+351) 282 419 001
GPS: Latitude 37°07'50.7"N / Longitude 8°32'29.2"W


Related Articles

Hotel Morgado Golf & Country Club
  • Hotel Morgado Golf & C...
Chapel of Our Lord of the Steps
  • Chapel of Our Lord of ...
Estrela do Vau Apartments
  • Estrela do Vau Apartme...
Chapel of São José (Chapel of Saint Joseph)
  • Chapel of São José (Ch...
Restaurant Dona Barca
  • Restaurant Dona Barca
Mexilhoeira Grande Church of Mercy
  • Mexilhoeira Grande Chu...