South of Portugal
If you decide to go on vacation to the south of Portugal, you will make the right choice, because here you can:
- soak up the luxurious beaches and relax in the spa centers (you can undergo procedures using water from thermal springs);
- explore the grottoes and ancient fortresses;
- have fun in discos, bars and casinos.
Algarve province in southern Portugal
Most of the beaches of the Algarve are "accessible beaches" (there are conditions for tourists with disabilities), with ramps, walking paths, toilets for the disabled, first aid points ...
As for outdoor activities, the Algarve has opportunities for yachting, windsurfing, sailing, deep sea fishing, shark hunting, water skiing, playing tennis or golf, and having fun at discos..
In the capital of the Algarve - Faro, it is worth visiting the churches of St. Francis and St. Peter, the monastery of the Assumption of the Virgin, look into the Museum of Local Lore or the Museum of Heinrich the Navigator. And 66 km from the city you can see the ruins of the necropolis of Alcalar and the ruins of Roman settlements.
Albufeira offers its guests to relax on sandy beaches (some have been awarded the Blue Flag), visit pubs, boutiques, discos, city art gallery, go diving or windsurfing. In the vicinity of Albufeira, the Zoomarine water park is located, where you can come with the whole family to not only ride various attractions, but also visit the marine zoo, see how dolphins are trained, as well as shows, in which not only dolphins, but also seals take part.
Alentejo Region (Southern Portugal)
It is worth starting your acquaintance with the region from the city of Evora. Here you can stroll around Piazza Giraldo, which is located in the city center. Also, here you can see the Temple of Diana, the ancient Roman aqueduct, the Se Cathedral (there is an observation deck that you can climb).
Active tourists can go for long walks in the plains and hills or take rock climbing lessons.
In addition, they can travel in a rented car to see fortresses and castles, vineyards, meadows, olive groves ...
Romantic tourists can stop at any place, starting from Sines (from here, a stone's throw to the ocean). Here they will be surrounded by wide and wild beaches, covered with golden sand and surrounded by rocks, on which powerful waves break..
It is worth noting that when traveling in the Alentejo region, you will have the opportunity to rent a room, house, villa or even an old castle from local farmers, cheese makers or winemakers..
Southern Portugal invites its guests to enjoy an excellent climate, clear ocean, walk through almond and olive groves, have fun in water parks and amusement parks.