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Municipalities

United and diverse; this is the Algarve. A tourist destination comprising 16 municipalities, each with its own identity, charming scenery and special stories to share. Learn more about the region's municipalities, explore what they have to offer, choose the places you definitely want to visit and work out your holiday itinerary.

Albufeira

Albufeira

First and foremost, Albufeira is famed for its beaches, for the countless shades and tones of its rocks and cliffs. This is a place where people ...

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Alcoutim

Alcoutim

The blue ribbon of the river framed by the cool green of riverside vegetation, of fertile orchards and vegetable gardens. The dark ochre of ...

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Aljezur

Aljezur

The boundaries of Aljezur municipality describe a broad rectangle delimited by the sea and the hills, and its landscapes reflect this dual ...

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Castro Marim

Castro Marim

The elegant outline of flamingos.The dusty gold of soft sand, the turquoise blue of warm waters. Vast ranges of hills covered in a bright carpet ...

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Faro

Faro

Faro's beaches and the Ria Formosa, where flamingos can be seen taking to the air, mark the border with the sea. On the flat terrain behind are ...

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Lagoa

Lagoa

A turquoise sea bounded by ochre cliffs and soft, sandy beaches. Bunches of grapes ripening beneath the hot summer sun. The shapes, colours and ...

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Lagos

Lagos

Gigantic sculptures carved by the pounding waves that plunge into a crystal sea. The iridescent greens of sea caves. Beach after beach of soft ...

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Loulé

Loulé

The racy, cosmopolitan lifestyle of the world's leading tourist centres.A long ribbon of fine, golden sand tucked between the blue of the sea and ...

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Monchique

Monchique

“Green, how I love you green”. The poet could have been writing of the wooded slopes of Monchique, for after the heat of the ...

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Olhão

Olhão

The islands and the long stretches of beach that are an ideal spot for swimming and sunbathing;The tranquil waters of the Ria Formosa, a paradise ...

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Portimão

Portimão

First the blue sea and its gently lapping waves.Then fine, golden sands framed by cliffs and rocks. The cosmopolitan atmosphere of an ...

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São Brás de Alportel

São Brás de Alportel

The rounded forms of hills covered with cistus bushes, cork oaks and strawberry Trees. Gentle landscapes like watercolours, white houses ...

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Silves

Silves

The deep green foliage of orange trees in fertile valleys. The blue sea and the fast-paced life of an international seaside resort;the ...

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Tavira

Tavira

Beautiful empty beaches with sands that seem to go on forever. Fields of orange trees, heavy with the scent of blossom. Then hills of fig and ...

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Vila do Bispo

Vila do Bispo

The mythical atmosphere surrounding Sagres and Cabo de São Vicente (Cape St. Vincent), places dedicated to the gods for thousands of ...

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Vila Real de Santo António

Vila Real de Santo ...

The pale gold of mile after mile of sandy beaches. The turquoise blue of the sea. The green of pine woods. Brushstrokes of colour from the ...

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