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Tours in the Algarve

Tours in the Algarve

Portugal is not only a rich excursion program, ancient architecture, real port wine tasting and the world's best waves for brave surfers. There is also a beach region where you can buy a bronze tan and all the other pleasures that come with a decent resort. Tours in the Algarve are also chosen by fans of golf, because the resort has more than thirty international courses. Tournaments are held here in autumn, and the region has twice been recognized as the best golf resort in both hemispheres..

History with geography

The Algarve region is the southernmost province of Portugal. The region is washed by the Atlantic on both sides, and the beaches stretch almost along its entire coast. Rocky coastal areas predominate in the west, and sand is more common in the east..
The region received its name from the Arabs, who ruled these lands until the XII century. Translated from Arabic, Algarve is "a country located in the west." The territories were incorporated into the Kingdom of Portugal in the 13th century.

Briefly about the important

  • Direct flights from Moscow are charters to the capital of the region, Faro. The second way to go on a tour in the Algarve is to book a ticket for a regular flight to Lisbon, and then transfer to a local airline plane or a bus that covers the distance between cities in about four hours.
  • Active tourists in between sunbathing visit neighboring cities and countries. Tours in the Algarve can be successfully combined with excursions in Morocco and Spain: the distances are small, and Russian tourists do not need a visa to the country of oranges.
  • The main culinary feature of the resort is seafood dishes. The freshest sardines and sea bass are a staple of any restaurant in Albufeira and other seaside towns..

The city of temples and monasteries

Participants of tours in the Algarve will certainly visit the administrative center of the province, the city of Faro. Several dozen monasteries, churches and chapels of ancient buildings have survived here, each of which is unique in its own way. Many monuments have the status of national treasure.
Once in Faro on September 7, guests find themselves on a noisy and magnificent celebration in honor of the City Day. The program includes festivities, fairs and sales of products of local craftsmen, dances and street concerts, tasting of Portuguese cuisine and an indispensable evening fireworks.


  • Tours in the Algarve
  • Tours in the Algarve