The Algarve is the southern most part of Portugal. The attractive coastline of almost 200 km long getting a lot of attention for its breathtaking cliffs, more than 80 different golden beaches, bays and sand Islands. But ' Sun, sea and sand ' is far from the end of the story of the Algarve. There is no shortage of other attractions – activities: the many beach bars, restaurants, castles (both sand and real), diving, boat trips, various walking and cycling routes, water parks, entertainment ...
The Algarve coast is a "pearl" for every visitor. The enchanting Interior has beautiful historical villages and towns with Moorish influences where it sometimes seems that time has stood still. Silves, Monchique, Tavira and so on have the beautiful atmosphere of the past. In nature you can enjoy the beautiful citrus, olive and cork trees and the flower-covered hills. For the hikers, for example, you have the "Via Algarviana" from Alcoutim to Sagres.
Bird lovers have also nothing too short in the Algarve.
Portugal got since 2017 not only an award for best holiday destination in the world. Also the breathtaking beaches such as Praia da Marinha previously received this award. Since 2014 it has also an award for best golf destination in the world. There are more than 30 different golf courses in the Algarve. You can find this in the surroundings of Albufeira, Lagoa, Lagos, Quinta de Lago, Vale de Lobo, Vilamoura ... They are known for their breathtaking beautiful views and cliffs. Because there are so many different golf courses to find the area lends itself perfectly for a short or long golf vacation.
With its average of 300 days of sunshine per year, the stretched summer season and the diversity that this region offers the Algarve is also an ideal place to Hibernate.
Conclusion: whether you are looking for culinary delight with grilled fish and seafood or dining with a Michelin star, the beautiful view of the ocean or the mountains, a swim in the sea or want to practice your favourite sport: it's all here.
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