VisitAlgarve - Portal de Turismo do Algarve

  • Welcome to the Algarve
    Europe's most famous secret
  • Welcome to the Algarve
    Europe's most famous secret
  • Welcome to the Algarve
    Europe's most famous secret
  • Welcome to the Algarve
    Europe's most famous secret
  • Welcome to the Algarve
    Europe's most famous secret

Are you looking for unique experiences?

Be inspired by the suggestions of those who live here all year round and explore Europe’s sunniest destination.
  • Algarve Beautiful by Nature – From the Suspended Valleys to Salema
    Algarve Beautiful by Nature – ...

    Enjoy. Respect. Protect. The Algarve has breathtaking scenery. Nobody could resist all this beauty that dates from the time of the dinosaurs.  Explore it by following the signposted trails and enjoy taking great photos in safety.

  • Cycling and Walking
    Cycling and Walking

    The Algarve's diverse landscapes, beautiful beaches, abundant nature and agreeable climate make this a region that is not only the perfect destination for a beach holiday, but ...

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  • Culture and Tradition
    Culture and Tradition

    More than just magnificent beaches and a blessed climate, the Algarve offers a rich folk heritage which is worth appreciating along with the pleasures of the sun and the sea.

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  • Algarve Beautiful by Nature – ...

    Enjoy. Respect. Protect. The Algarve has breathtaking scenery. Nobody could resist all this beauty that dates from the time of the dinosaurs.  Explore it by following the signposted trails ...

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Activities

In Europe's best beach destination you can do much more than laying a towel out in the sun. Thanks to the sea, unique landscapes, unspoiled nature, culture, tradition and friendly people, you can be sure of enjoying unique and varied experiences. Here we share secrets.

Events you won’t want to miss

Some events are worth travelling to. Take a look at the best ones in the Algarve.
  • Cultural Programme 365 Algarve

    Cultural Programme 365 Algarve

    Now there are even more reasons to visit the Algarve: the "365 Algarve" programme brings you a vast range of cultural options all across the region and throughout the whole year.

    Events

    From seafood festivals to classical music concerts, see the events that will get you out and about come rain or shine.

  • Festival da Batata Doce de Aljezur

    Festival da Batata Doce de ...

    One of the greatest Autumn food festivals in Southern Portugal starts on November 30th in Aljezur. The Sweet Potato Festival, an event that stirs the senses.

  • ALUT - Algarviana Ultra Trail

    ALUT - Algarviana Ultra Trail

    ALUT – Algarviana Ultra Trail – is a trail running sports event that will demand athletes to cover the 300 km between Algarve eastern and western extremes, always ...

  • Operation Green Mountain 2018

    Operation Green Mountain 2018

    The aim is to plant 5.000 trees in four affected municipalities, an action carried out by volunteers from these communities with a view to planting 21.000 trees in just one ...

  • Painting Exhibition 'Pieces of Me' by Madalena Santos

    Painting Exhibition 'Pieces of ...

    ‘The exhibition portraits pieces of my life through various years (between 2009 and 2016). The land, the sea, the ‘real’ and ephemeralness, all combined with ...

  • Events

    From seafood festivals to classical music concerts, see the events that will get you out and about come rain or shine.

Exciting places to visit

There’s more to the Algarve than you think. Discover it in the region’s 16 municipalities.
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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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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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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Visit the municipalities

United and diverse; this is the Algarve. A tourist destination comprising 16 municipalities, each with its own identity, charming scenery, stories and secrets to share. Learn more about the region's 16 municipalities, explore what they have to offer.

Guias

Guides for getting the most out of the Algarve

Guides for getting the most out of the Algarve

Discover our guides and everything the Algarve has to offer. Beaches, Gastronomy, Wine, Heritage and much more!

A secret to share

Tell the whole world about the Algarve. Life is so much better when you share it.

Apps

The Algarve at your fingertips

The Algarve at your fingertips

Download the mobile apps that will put the Algarve in your hands. Let yourself be guided around the monuments, discover the Moorish legacy and find events happening near you.

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