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Nature and Landscape

Nature and Landscape

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Idyllic sceneries to enjoy

The Algarve’s natural diversity is undoubtedly one of its greatest riches. Visitors can easily pass through different environments within the same landscape. From coastal regions to the Algarvian Mountains, there is a whole world of diversity to be explored and just as many different ways to do so.

On the coastline, an ecological system of awe-inspiring biodiversity – from native birds with proudly built nests, to molluscs and crustaceans which are the main source of revenue for seafood producers in the South – invites visitors to observe fauna and flora closely on pleasant trail walks.

Far from the wide beaches and steep cliffs, bright green mixes with shades of brown in the vast plains of the Barrocal region that invites the visitor to experience a different Algarve, one that is covered with orange trees and orchards of fig, carob and almond trees.

Here too, there are nature trails to follow. Miles and miles of landscape with special geological features – schist and granite-like rock – are here to be enjoyed in the tranquillity of the mountains among friends and family.


  • Natural Areas
    Among the many delights that the Algarve has to offer are areas in which Nature remains untouched...
  • Scenery
    The Algarvian landscape has many faces, and is one of the main attractions for visitors to the region...
  • Wildlife
    The Algarve’s exceptional natural conditions - the amenable climate, abundant sun and gentle rain...

Updated on: 19-01-2018

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