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City break in Algarve. Active leisure ideas for Algarve - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Algarve is famous due to its charming beaches and nature reserves, art entertainment centers and stylish nightclubs, extensive leisure centers for the whole family and interesting shops. Those looking for quiet ambience would like Vila Real de Santo António; this small fisher’s town has won recognition for its amazing landscapes, rich fish markets and an abundance of interesting craft shops.
Algarve is one of the most beautiful places in Europe that captivates from the first minute. Spacious white beaches, green hills, orange groves and fragrance of blooming almond make it a … Open
Close to the city there is an extensive natural park, Sapal de Castro Marim, with a huge number of tourist routes and hiking trails. There are gorgeous and blooming gardens interspersed with ponds, pastures and rich thickets of exotic plants in the park. Fans of natural attractions would like the Ria Formosa nature reserve; its landscapes are too diverse and interesting.
The capital of the region, the city of Faro, also has a rather relaxed and harmonious atmosphere. An extensive range of shops, restaurants and beautiful gardens are available to its guests; night owls can relax in one of the local clubs. In the immediate vicinity of the capital there is a popular holiday resort of Quinta do Lago that is very popular among fans of ecotourism. Copyright
Algarve is often called ‘the fishermen’s land’ that fully describes the main distinctive feature of the local cuisine. Tourists visiting one of the local fish markets will feel … Open
The resort is located in the unique nature reserve, so travelers can relax amid picturesque pine forests and clear lakes. Fans of sports entertainment would enjoy this land too, as the most prestigious golf resorts and ultramodern sports complexes are located on its territory.
Faro Vilamoura is a great beach resort; it was literally created for recreation and entertainment. Every year, its infrastructure is becoming more sophisticated. Today, there is a wide variety of entertainment options, from large-scale casinos to equestrian centers and yacht clubs. The perfect place for a family holiday is Albufeira; this popular town is famous for its shopping malls and entertainment complexes. Zoomarine Attraction Park arranges spectacular shows of dolphins and seals; visitors can also appreciate the rich collection of the aquarium. Slide & Splash entertainment complex would appeal to those who like water activities; it offers interesting attractions for adults and children of all ages.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Algarve and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Algarve
♥   Nature Park 'Ria Formosa' , 11.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Vale do Guadiana' , 78.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina' , 90.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Algarve
♥   Amusement park 'Aquashow' Quarteira, 15.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Zoomarine' Albufeira, 36.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Aqualand' Alcantarilha, 41 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Algarve
♥   Water park 'Aquashow Park Hotel water park' Algarve, 15.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aqualand' Algarve, 41 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquopolis Cartaya' Cartaya, Huelva, 75.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Algarve
♥   Restaurant 'São Gabriel' Almancil. Type - Traditional cuisine. 11.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Alambique' Almancil. Type - Traditional cuisine. 11.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Casa dos Pinheiros' Almancil. Type - Seafood. 12.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Henrique Leis' Loulé. Type - Modern cuisine. 12.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Pequeno Mundo' Almancil. Type - French. 13.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Attractions and entertainment in Portugal

Visitors to the city of Monte Estoril will be able to appreciate the skill of local bands when they visit the night club “Discoteca Bauhaus”. Youths of the vicinity also partake in these night time parties. For example, there are cheerful parties on All Saints’ Day, which are very common here, as well as many other original themes.  … Open
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City break ideas for neighbours of Algarve

Guide to your best city break in Algarve - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Algarve - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Algarve?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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