Follow the coast to Vilamoura and explore the ancient ruins of Cerro da Vila. The ancient site has distinctive links to the rich history of the surrounding coastal towns. The Roman archaeological site first dates back to as early as the 1st century AD but later Visigoth and Moorish colonies also settled in the area, leaving behind traces of distinct civilizations from each period. The large site is full of historical wonders to admire. Take a look around a grand noble mansion, public spa, burial tower and other magnificent remains. See the stunning, well-preserved mosaics and visit the museum to see a sizable collection of unearthed artefacts and learn about the interesting past of the ancient cultures.