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Silves (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈsiɫvɨʃ]) is a municipality in the Portuguese Algarve of southern Portugal. The population in 2011 was 37,126, in an area of 680.06 km². The urbanized area includes approximately 11,000 inhabitants. Silves is the former capital of the Algarve and is of great historical importance.

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This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Silves in Portugal is an ideal destination for a vacation! After your splendid visit to Silves, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Faro. Take a short trip from Silves and set some time aside to explore the Faro. Dotted with places like Tavira Island, Barreta Island, Algarve By Segway Tour; it will definitely be a good idea. Tour packages of Silves are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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  • Save 21% The West Algarve Guided Tour
    The West Algarve Guided Tour

    Duration: 8 Days

    The western Algarve is a complete contrast to the eastern Algarve, and our walks throughout this tour offer a glorious mix of...

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Facts and Stats for Silves*

  • Pollution Statistics in Silves

    Know the pollution level of Silves before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • Silves: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Silves for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Silves.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.5 (Low)
  • Living in Silves - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 64.06 (High)
    • Climate Index 97.93 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 32.76 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.5 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Silves

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Silves

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.16 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.58 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.08 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 75.83 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 84.29 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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