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Weather in Algarve. Actual conditions and forecast

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Climate in Portugal and weather forecast - best seasons for visit

To get acquainted with the UNESCO monuments in Portugal, it is better to plan your trip from the end of April until the end of June. Popular excursion tours are organized in September and October. The cruise season starts in Portugal in the middle of spring. The ski season lasts only two months, from January to March. The only ski resort of the country will pleasantly surprise beginners of winter sports. In order to try balneal resorts and SPA hotels, it is best to choose the second half of autumn and spring for your holiday. To get acquainted with the customs of the country, to understand their mentality and get to know the traditions, it is best to visit the country during national holidays. For instance, the country celebrates Independence Day on October 5th. Many carnivals and fairs take place in February. In the middle of summer in Agueda they arrange an enchanting show of umbrellas. … Open

Atmosphere of Portugal: politics

The administrative territory of Portugal is divided into 18 districts, which are called Distritos. In addition, the territory has two autonomous regions that are geographically separated from the mainland of the country. These are the islands of Madeira and the Azores. A local government, as well as a specialized legislative assembly, functions on their territory. In total, Portugal has more than three hundred municipal districts. The role of the executive is very difficult to overestimate. Their main structures are the city administration, as well as the municipal chambers. Each administrative district is headed by a Governor who is appointed personally by the Minister. … Open

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Traditions and mentality of Algarve

One of the largest events in the region is FATASIL Fair, where both large industrial enterprises and local artisans take part. The Fair is held in the second half of August, and it usually lasts for 10 days; the permanent venue for the exhibition is Lagos. FATASIL appeals not only to fans of shopping, but also to those who enjoy exciting recreational activities. After appreciating the diversity of exhibited … Open

Travel guide to Algarve

Gourmets should certainly spend several days in Albufeira. This city is famous for its upscale national restaurants where you can taste the most popular sea delicacies. The famous national dish is cataplana cooked of several shellfish and fish species. National restaurants offer interesting dishes of sea bass and sardines. These dishes are cooked in different ways. To taste unusual national specialties, … Open

Best beaches

Praia do Amado enjoys unchanged popularity among fans of surfing; it has great conditions for training. Waves in this part of the coast are always pretty strong and the number of tourists is relatively small, so nothing will prevent surfers to train and rest. If Praia do Amado will seem too crowded, then you can go to the neighboring areas of the coast, where the number of tourists will be much less. It's also worth … Open

Advices for travellers

4. Fans of gastronomic tourism will be pleasantly surprised with affordable prices in local restaurants. During gastronomic festivals, vacationers could taste delicious treats at the most attractive prices. Algarve often hosts interesting wine festivals too. 5. The Algarve is famous for beautiful climate; even in winter, fans of beach rest can safely go for vacation. In winter the temperature rarely drops below … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Locals are so fond of grilled sardines that they have dedicated an amazing holiday to this popular delicacy. Sardinha Festival takes place in early August; the birthplace of the holiday and its permanent venue is the city of Portimao. Numerous tents are set at the city's main streets and squares and chefs cook delicious grilled sardines there. During the festival there are often interesting competitions; fiercest … Open

Attractions and active leisure

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. Vilamoura is a great beach resort; it was literally created for recreation and entertainment. Every year, its infrastructure is becoming … Open

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