Lagos Old Town

Lagos Old Town

The Old Town Lagos in Portugal is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, just like its counterpart in North America, Quebec City. The old town’s history  goes back to the 12th century when Lagos became part of the Kingdom of Portugal. Old Town Lagos is surrounded by different types of fortifications, which represent an important aspect … Read more

Praia de Benagil

Praia de Benagil

Praia de Benagil is one of the most beautiful and well-known beaches on the Algarve coast between Lagos and Sagres. From an oceanographic point of view it is interesting because of its small dimensions and shallow waters near the beach, which allow for underwater exploration from above water by swimming. Where is Praia de Benagil? … Read more

Olhao Portugal

Olhao Portugal

This article contains a guide to Olhao, including city tours and details of the main tourist attractions. Olhao has a number of unique tourist attractions and the atmosphere in the city is very different from the major holiday resorts in the Algarve. Getting to Olhao For your day trip, it is easy to travel to … Read more

Ria Formosa Natural Park – A Perfect Day trip from Faro

Ria Formosa Natural Park

Ria Formosa natural park makes a great day trip from Faro and surrounding destinations on the Algarve coast. It offers a variety of landscapes and a unique natural location. The estuary area is a winding labyrinth of beaches and marshlands and home to many wildlife species. What is Ria Formosa natural park? Created in 2004, … Read more

10 Best Places to go in Portugal

10 Best Places to go in Portugal

If you’re looking for a place to go on vacation, I’ve got the best spots for you! Portugal is a beautiful country that has so much to offer. From breathtaking beaches and ancient castles, to delicious food and friendly people, there is no shortage of things to do in this wonderful destination. The best places … Read more

Palacio Estoril

Palacio Estoril

Palacio Estoril is a historic Portuguese institution on the Atlantic coast and one of the most emblematic European hotels. Built in 1930 in the sleepy coastal town of Estoril on the Portuguese Riviera, a 25-minute drive from Lisbon, the hotel was known as the “Coast of the Kings,” where many members of the royal family, … Read more

Monte Gordo

Monte Gordo

Monte Gordo is a small town, but has the most necessary services and amenities: pharmacy, bank, children’s playground, tennis courts, several hotels and apartments. Yellow Praia and the Monte Gordo Kids Club, where children will find various ways to have fun during their stay. Monte Gordo comes alive in summer, when many tourists come to … Read more

Salema

Salema

Salema is a hard-working fishing village in the Natural Park of Costa Vincentina, a nature reserve of exceptional natural beauty in the western Algarve in Portugal. Think cobbled streets with tiny blue trims and whitewashed fishermen’s huts littered with chimneys. The lovely village of Salema is a pleasure to walk around at any time of … Read more

Silves Portugal

Silves Portugal

On a perfect day on the Algarve coast, Silves is a charming medieval town of citrus groves and vineyards. The city experienced its heyday in Moorish times, when it was the capital of the region. The castle on the top of the hill is a monument to Islamic rule of the 13th century. It has … Read more

Alvor

Alvor

Alvor is one of the most beautiful seaside resorts in the Algarve and an ideal destination if you want to spend a relaxing holiday on the beach. Once a fortified town and fishing port, Alvor has become a charming and mature holiday destination. The town is situated on the banks of the Alvor estuary and … Read more