Algarve holiday attractions, our quick guide of what there is to see and visit in the Algarve region of Portugal.
The wine route is a new addition to the Algarve attractions which should be of interest to those who like a little wine tasting.
Archaeology Tour of the standing stones, or menhirs, in the vicinity of Vila do Bispo.
Zoomarine is a superb family attraction, it’s a theme park based on marine life with first class displays of performing dolphins, exhibits and water park with slides.
The Rio Formosa Nature Reserve is a superb place for bird spotters and walkers alike, composed of sand dunes and lagoons, located near Faro. You can visit on the Liha Deserta Cruise.
The castle at Silves is one of the most visited historical sites in the Algarve.
North of Portimao is the traditional spa, Monchique Thermals baths.
The vast, modern shopping mall near Albufuria, Algarve shopping is a modern day Algarve attraction.
The Arade Mar cruise allows you to enjoy a beautiful boat trip to Silves along a traditional Algarve waterway the Arade Mar.
Sail around the grottoes of Ponte de Piedade in the Bom Dia schooner and marvel at this beautiful work of nature.
Another interesting sea trip around the coast between Armacao de Pera and Lagos is available on a copy of a Portuguese Caravela sailing ship, the Caravela Santa Bernada.
The beautiful Condor de Vilamoura offers a seven hour sail to Albufeira along with beach barbecue.
The equally impressive schooner Isaura sails out of Lagos and visits the Cabo de Sao Vicente.
Dolphin safaris in powerboats can be great fun and Dolphin Seafaris claim a high chance of a sighting.
The Ilha da Armona is reached by ferry from Olhao in around fifteen minutes. Another island to visit is the Ilha da Barreta known for its wildlife whilst the Ilha da Culatra is popular with nudists and is accessed by ferry from Olhao.
There are nature safaris around the Parque Natural do Alentejano e Costa Vicentina which explore the cliffs, beaches and surrounding hills.
The Reserva Natural do Sapal is an area of salt marshes which are rich in birdlife. Salt is harvested here. You can also take a boat trip up the Guadiana on the Riosul Guadiana.
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