Lagos

Lagos is a small but a famous historic  town on the coast of Algarve, in South Portugal.  While it is world famous for its beauty,  probably it is most famous for its connection with Henry the Navigator and the history of explorations and discoveries. Today it has a population of about 30,000 and derives its …

Albufeira

Albufeira is the most popular of all the cities in the Algarve region. It is on the coast. It has a residential population of about 17,000. It is the most cosmopolitan destiny for tourists from all over the world. It is very accessible and offers a great holiday for people of all ages.What then can …

Portimao

Portimâo is on the estuary of the river Arade and is still an agricultural and fishing town. Like many other cities in the Algarve it was destroyed by the earthquake in 1755 and only a very small part of the original Roman and Moorish city now remains and is hidden under the houses of the …

Faro

Faro is a town of little over 40.000 inhabitants and is situated in the Algarve region of Portugal on the Atlantic coast.The climate is more or less constant all year round making it an attractive holiday destination for early spring and late autumn visitors  seeking a cheaper and maybe more peaceful holiday. 

Silves

Silves is  small city in the Algarve region of Portugal. It lies on the river Arade and is some kilometres from the coast. Formerly it used to be the capital city of the Algarve region but it lost that position. During the Roman and Moorish occupations of the area it was important because the river …