Saturday, May 19, 2012

The Algarve’s Festivals

There are a number of festivals which take place in the Algarve each year. These range from religious festivals to music events and there is something to suit all tastes.
In January the religious festival of the Festa das Sao Luis is held in Querenca. This is the patron saint of animals and the festival is [...]

A guide to the popular resort of Loulé

Ten miles north-west of Faro and just seven from the beach at Quarteira, Loulé was established in Roman times and an important centre even by the middle ages, boasting the Algarve’s only medieval fair. Today it is a prosperous and cultured modern town, with all shops, banks, museums and sports facilities, and as a result [...]

Great Algarve Days Out – Aqualand

Visiting the Algarve will present you with a buffet of adventure and activities. Take your choice of Zoo Lagos in the western part of Algarve or bring the family to Zoomarine near Albufeira. There are also boat trips along the coastline for a more relaxing afternoon or burn off some energy playing a game of [...]

Best Family Fun in the Algarve

The Algarve region on Portugal’s southern coast is a safe and inexpensive vacation destination for families and couples alike. English is spoken in most establishments and eight different airlines offer London to Algarve flights daily. Car rental is not expensive, and is the recommended way to explore the area.
Best of the Beaches The [...]

Enjoy A Dolphin Watching Cruise on the Algarve

Dolphins are a source of fascination to most of us.  They have an almost dog-like attitude towards humans, as they actually seem to enjoy our company.
They have not been easily accessible to holidaymakers in the Northern hemisphere as they traditionally prefer warmer water, but in the last few years as the seas around Northern Europe [...]

Why Choose The Algarve For Your Family Holiday?

August 3, 2011 by Travel Guide Algarve  
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If you’re travelling on a family holiday then it’s important to make sure that any destination you’re going to is right. Unlike places which are ideal for groups of friends or couples, you need to ensure that there will be enough entertainment for everyone to enjoy, whatever their ages. Family holidays can often be more [...]

Hidden Gems of the Algarve

January 11, 2011 by Travel Guide Algarve  
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When you think of the Algarve you think sun, sea and sand- let’s not forget it is home to the best golf courses and amazing beaches. However, if you go inland by just a few miles you will discover a completely different Algarve to the one you expected. The Algarve that is unhurried by the [...]

The 5 Best Algarve Golf Courses

June 21, 2010 by Travel Guide Algarve  
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The Algarve in Portugal has to be one of the top golfing areas in the world. With 150 km of white sandy beaches, numerous world-class courses, lovely climate and beautiful scenery it’s clear why the Algarve golf holidays are so popular.
Your holiday will be truly memorable when you include visits the quaint towns and villages, [...]

What You MUST Know About Shopping In The Algarve

One of the many joys of travel is the unexpected knick-knacks that you run across while browsing the local shops.
Not only are these little items lots of fun to run across, they also make outstanding gifts for family and friends back home.
If you’re looking for some great places to go shopping in the Algarve, then [...]

A Traveler’s Guide To The Special Events and Festivals In The Algarve

If you are looking for more information on special events and festivals in the Algarve, then you are going to want to buckle down and read this article.
The special events and festivals in the Algarve are closely tied in with the culture of the Algarve.
A large part of the culture of the Algarve revolves around [...]

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