Especially popular among tourists is the Portuguese Algarve. Sandy beaches, rock formations, numerous intimate coves and seaside resorts make this a truly fascinating destination!
The Algarve coast is varied from: miles of golden beaches to the east of Faro, just west jagged cliffs and small beaches. For a little 'romance? Discover the beautiful sunset in the Algarve! The Algarve coast in Portugal covers almost 200km and offers some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. Meia Praia beach is long and spacious, which attracts families and fans of windsurfing. In fact, this region of Portugal is the ideal destination for water sports.
From one of the many beach resorts you can arrange a boat trip to the beautiful Albufeira or Lagos. You can also join a jeep safari through the olive groves or go on a scenic flight over the cliffs. We recommend visiting the hilly hinterland of the Algarve. Cities like Loulé and Silves are the ideal destinations for those who want to walk a couple of hours to the markets or to visit ancient monuments. Too hot? The Algarve is a region rich in water parks. A world of fun for your kids!
Average summer temperature: 27 degrees
Cataplana, fish stew
Azulejos, traditional blue and white tiles of Lisbon
In the area of Albufeira you will find numerous caves. The most impressive and spectacular you will find is the Rua Latino Coelho. This cave, called the cave Xorino, was used as a refuge by the Moors during the Christian reconquest of Albufeira.
In this region you will find everything you might need. Algarve Shopping is a shopping center where you will find hundreds of shops, a supermarket, restaurants and even a cinema.
Are you searching for the best views of Portugal? Cabo da Sao Vicente is a located on the South-West of Europe. From here the view of the Atlantic Ocean will leave you breathless.
The clams in cataplana is a typical dish of the Algarve. This delicacy consists of a soup with clams, alleged (ham), tomatoes, lemon, chorizo, lemon, pepper, olive oil and coriander.