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Places to Visit in Algarve, Portugal

Algarve equals an irresistible combination of alluring beaches and historic monuments.
Prerana Jamdarkhana Aug 2, 2019

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Sagres

The edge was considered “end of the world”. Atop the Sagre cliffs are Cape St. Vincent and historic Sagres Fortress.

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Lagos

Lose yourself in the beauty of this place - scenic backdrop with cyan-hued beaches, dolphin safaris and local cuisines.

Praia do Camilo

Walk down the wooden steps to this beautiful beach in Lagos, popular among locals, travelers and travel bloggers.

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Praia da Marinha

Set against Mediterranean, the remarkable Marinha beach in Lagos has bagged many awards, including "Golden Beach" by the Portuguese Ministry of the Environment.

Faro

The captital city of Algarve region is a world of cultural alleys, lined with cathedrals, local attractions and a magnificent Ria Formosa Natural Park with rich bio-diversity.

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Praia da Rocha, Portimao

A port city housing 9th-century cannery, Gothic-style church, a Formula 1-standard racetrack, and popular beach, that hosted annual international beach soccer for many years.

Tavira

A picturesque city in Ria Formosa Natural Park is bustling with flamingos, spoonbills and other birds with a charming Tavira Castle for scenic views.

Silves

Crowning the hills of Silves, known as red fortress, is an ancient Silves castle highlighting the Islamic rule in the region.

Loule

Arab influence is evident when you stroll through the streets of this lively town. Loule is known for museum, castle, historic church, traditional music, and dance. A stunning village nearby, Alte, will hold you in its beauty.

Alvor

Bordering Spain, secluded Alvor is best known for fishing, boat tours, Ria de Alvor river mouth, market and tourism. Gigantic Alovor beach has the biggest walkway in Algarve.