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Printable maps of Portimao

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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Portimao

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Portimao with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Portimao area

This Portimao map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Portimao and surroundings

Portugal - moving around the country

You can book a taxi in the cities. When traveling out of town, you will have to pay not only for the kilometers it takes to get there, but also for the trip back to the place of departure of the taxi. At night, the tariff increases by at least 20 percent. In Portugal, it is customary to leave tips for taxi drivers, at least 10 percent of the cost of the trip. You will also have to pay for the overall cargo. Lovers of sea transport can enjoy themselves by traveling by ferry to coastal regions and towards the islands of Portugal. There are also cruise liners, yachts and boats. If there is a need to quickly reach the islands, it is better to use air transport. … Open

Overview of festivals and celebrations in Portugal

The main entrances and streets of cities are decorated with colorful lightings, as well as garlands in honor of the arrival of newborns. The Portuguese decorate the Christmas trees and nativity scenes with the figures of the Holy Family, as well as animals. Santa Claus is also honored by locals. These figures are also used in decorating private homes, storefronts as well as other commercial premises. Like most southern nations, the Portuguese honor the centuries-old tradition of celebrating religious holidays with their families and closest friends. … Open

Photogallery of Portimao sights

Our guide to Portimao

Portimao sightseeing

If the town's attractions are not enough for you, it’s time to make a tour to the neighborhoods and visit the famous Estombar Caves. In the town there are several historical attractions, visiting which will add a pleasant variety to your program of rest. The district named Alvor is the location of an old church, which construction took place in the 16th century; the Armacao de Pera district is famous by a … Open

Cultural excursion through Portimao - things to see

They discovered floors of old Roman villa, it is amazing that it have managed to survive until the present time. Today everybody who wants to look at the skilled mosaic and walk along archeological districts can do this. Another important archeological object is located in Alcalar district. Here the curious travelers can see the tombs whose age is older than 5 thousand years. It is the small part of noted sights, … Open

Attractions and active leisure

The beach is equipped by deck chairs and umbrellas against the sun, next to it there are several attractive restaurants and small market where it is always possible to buy fresh fruits. Also this beach has spacious pavement which can please the lovers of walking on foot. Followers of elite sport will appreciate the golf-center Penina Golf Course, except of excellent field it can suggest to its clients a lot of … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

The restaurant The Olive Tree will be good for family resting, it suggest the wide assortment of international dishes at attractive prices. At morning hours clients can get the excellent served breakfast, and in the evening guests can appreciate wealthy assortment of unique dishes and refined desserts. The restaurant of national cookery Por do sol is really unique establishment. Its main feature is opened kitchen: … Open

Traditions and mentality of Portimao

There are also culinary master-classes, where resting people can learn how to cook really unrepeatable cookery masterpieces with sardines. The main articles of markets are sardines too, but also it is possible to buy the fresh fish in number of food shops. It is amazing but this ordinary festival has unbelievable popularity for foreign guests; today Sardine Festival is one of the most interesting celebrations in … Open

Travel guide to Portimao

Those interested in the region's historical agricultural traditions are advised to visit the Parque da Mina theme park. The beautiful manor keeps an interesting collection of household items. The unique structure was built in the 18th century and belonged to a local noble family. The estate is surrounded by a huge park in which vegetables are grown and even farm animals are kept in the warm season. Here you will … Open - 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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