What to visit in the Algarve
In this article with some tips about what to visit in the Algarve, Portugal.
One of the most well-known places in the Algarve and even in Portugal, in the center of the Algarve, the closest for those arriving through Lisbon, about 260 kms and 50 Faro where the airport is.
With a fantastic beach area, nightlife and restaurants, make Albufeira a destination of choice for the young or even those who enjoy more “night walks”, known from the Roman period mainly by its port.
Vilamoura is known for luxury residences, luxury hotels, Casino, the Marina, but all this in part by Ayrton Senna himself, here had a vacation home in Vilamoura, right in Quinta do Lago, in 1992, inaugurates the Karting Almancil Fun Park, where you can go karting another attraction of Vilamoura is the AquaShow, one of the largest aquatic park in Europe.
Lagos along with Faro is perhaps the most historical cities in the Algarve, here you can find traces of different periods, from the Romans to the Arabs, with several beaches between them; Dona Ana Beach, Meia Praia Beach, Batata Beach, Students Beach, Dona Ana Beach, Praia da Luz, among others
In addition to its Walls we suggest a visit to; Church of Santo António, Castle of the Governors, Fort of Our Lady of the Penha of France or the Tip of the Flag, Market of the Slaves and perhaps most enigmatic a boat trip to Ponta da Piedade, entering the caves in small boats.
Legend has it that Sagres was a territory frequented by Gods, forbidden the presence of man at night, still used during the period of the Maritime expansion study of new methods of navigation and especially astrology, apara besides being a place of difficult access in such a way which fortresses and watchpoints are present throughout the tip of Sagres and Cape S. Vicente.
Between cliffs and deserted beaches of blue and crystalline water, facing different directions due to its geography, excellent conditions for those looking for a nature tourism with observation of fauna and flora, as well as nautical activities such as dolphin watching.
The history of Olhão is linked to the local fishing industry. Here was born one of the first sardine and tuna preservation factories in the Algarve, a picturesque town with narrow alleyways and blue and white houses with chimneys in algeroz. the red color of its beautiful municipal market, one of the places not to miss on this visit to Olhão and the bright colors of the fishing boats, or if this was not a fishermen’s land.