About us

Fado com História is a Tourist Attraction of the Municipality and city of Tavira.


Located in the historical area of ​​the beautiful city of Tavira, right next to the Misericórdia Church, is located 'Fado com História' Auditorium that presents daily Fado shows.


It is a stylish place with capacity for over 40 people, equipped with a multimedia system and a real  Fado atmosphere due to its decoration. Fado Music is Intangible Heritage of Humanity since 2011.


In our venue you can enjoy a 35 minute Live Music performance with Portuguese Guitar, Classical Guitar and Voice traveling thru some of the most representative Traditional Fados, chosen from our vast repertoire. The show is composed of a video presentation that illustrates some of the most emblematic moments and images of Fado Music followed by a live performance of Traditional Fado accompanied by explanations in various languages ​​about its content and ends with a Port wine tasting accompanied by Algarve's finest dry fruits and 'folar' (traditional Easter cake). The total duration is 1 hour.


You may also find some merchandise that the visitor can enjoy and acquire, as well as other consultation material referring to Fado and a musical instruments exhibit.


A show of great musical quality that will delight our visitors willing to complement a cultural visit to the beautiful city of Tavira.


 We also present every Saturday a special show in Misericórdia Church thus benefiting from a greater acoustics in a stunning historical environment.


We won Tripadvisor Excellence Award in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 and are considered as the # 1 Attraction in Portugal, in the Shows category.

Auditorium and Shows Timetable:


Shows at the Misericórdia Church:  Wednesdays at 7pm and Saturdays at 3:15 p.m.

Price. Adults 8€ / Children up to 12 years old : Free