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Europe’s most famous secret

Europe’s most famous secret

We are sure you have already heard about it. Perhaps a friend told you about its magnificent beaches. Maybe you saw a report about its typically Mediterranean cuisine. Or it could be that you simply came across a text like this one, which highlights the history, culture and friendliness of those who are used to giving visitors the warmest of welcomes.

But there is an Algarve that you haven’t discovered yet: the Algarve of the people who live here.

Only they can show you the hidden-away villages, the most unspoilt walking trails, the best restaurants to eat xarém (maize porridge), the deserted beaches, the places where flamingos take to the wing or the perfect course for your first-ever round of golf.

Listen to our biggest secrets. And then whisper them, time and time again, in the ears of your family and friends. Because life is so much better when you share it.

Municipalities

Municipalities

United and diverse; this is the Algarve. A tourist destination comprising 16 municipalities, each with its own identity, charming scenery and ...

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History

History

In the Algarve, your holidays will take on a historical flavour. All around the region, you will find the chance to discover some of the charms ...

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Demography and Geography

Demography and Geography

The Algarve is divided into three large strips, each of great scenic beauty:   – The coastline (litoral), where most of the ...

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Climate

Climate

The Algarve has one of the best climates in Europe, all year round. With little rainfall, generally occurring between the months of November and ...

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How to get to the Algarve

How to get to the Algarve

Due to its peripheral location, the Algarve enjoys good transport connections, both internally with the other Portuguese cities and externally ...

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Accessible Algarve

Accessible Algarve

The Algarve is a tourist destination that is establishing itself, more and more, as a place where areas of natural beauty, beaches and cities are ...

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Useful Info

Useful Info

Feel at home in the Algarve. Here, you will find everything you need to know about the region so that you can simply relax during your holiday ...

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