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Largo da Se cathedral, Faro - The Algarve
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The Lisbon Oceanarium remains one of the most visited entertainment centers in the capital, where visitors can see more than 15 thousand marine creatures. There is a giant aquarium in the central part of the complex. The capacity of the aquarium is 4 million litres, and that makes it the second largest aquarium in the world, with the aquarium in Japan being the first one. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Algarve

Cultural excursion through Algarve - things to see

Several important religious sites, including Igreja de S. António are situated in Lagos. There are also several interesting museums in the city. Many excursions cover the town of Portimao. There you can see the majestic Fortaleza da Santa Catarina de Ribamar, as well as a lovely Igreja Mãe built in the 18th century. The unique monument of Moorish culture is located in Silves; the beautiful castle has perfectly … Open

Top hotels with reviews

Travelers planning to spend a few days in Vilamoura should pay attention to Tivoli Marina hotel. Its guests have a unique opportunity to enjoy the natural splendor of the resort. It features very pleasant and unusual decor of rooms with an abundance of natural materials. All rooms have panoramic windows and ground floor rooms have entrances to the terrace. This exclusive hotel is located a few steps from the coast, … Open

Attractions and active leisure

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. The resort is located in the unique … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Fish dishes are generously flavored with spices; many of former may seem rather unusual to foreign visitors. Fish is often seasoned with ground almonds; meals can be served with sweet fruits, such as figs. In addition to exquisite treats, restaurants of Algarve would offer local wine. The largest winemaking center is Lagoa. Those fond of stronger drinks would like fruit vodka aguardente de medronu; it is made of … Open

Traditions and mentality of Algarve

Motorsport fans would be interested in visiting Algarve, as throughout the year several major sporting events are held there. Formula-1 races are usually held next to Arade River; in mid-summer the Europe's largest gathering of bikers takes place there. It is arranged in a very beautiful forested area close to Faro airport. One of the largest events in the region is FATASIL Fair, where both large industrial … Open

Travel guide to Algarve

The resort of Quarteira is very popular with young tourists and those who want to have fun all day and night long. It also attracts travelers with its charming beaches. In the immediate surroundings of the coast, there are multiple restaurants and cafes. When it gets dark, they are illuminated with neon lights. The greatest disco in the region, Qadoc, is held here. Gourmets should certainly spend several … Open

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