|Chalet João Lucio|
Information and Photos of Architecture, History and Monuments of the Algarve Portugal in Olhão Olhão
Municipality of Olhão
Town of Quelfes
Access to EN 125, about 1 km east of Olhão, Next to Camping Olhão and the headquarters of the Natural Park of Ria Formosa.
House of the early twentieth century (1916). This is a building with three floors, square, without front or rear. The Chalet has four entries divided by the cardinal points: north staircase is shaped like fish, south of guitar, violin east and west of snakes, each with its meaning. So the fish is water, fire guitar, violin, air and land snake. The house formerly owned by Dr. João Lúcio (lawyer and poet), a mythical figure and charismatic Olhão, for it has never been inhabited since 1918, john Lucius dies of pneumonia.
Initial use - Residence
Current use - Ecotec
Property Institute of Nature Conservation, the Natural Park of Ria Formosa
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