Things to do in the Algarve
The Algarve is a region with a great climate and a lot of history. Many people see the Algarve as a summer and sea destination. However, if you want to do more than just tanning on the beach, you have come to the right place. Below you can find the best things to do in the Algarve.
If you would like to explore the Algarve, an excursion is a great way to do so. Most excursions take you to places you wouldn’t otherwise go to. Furthermore, there is usually a guide who can tell you more about the place where you are going to. A guide has the local knowledge you wouldn’t get otherwise. Examples of excursions are going on a boat tour to the Benagil cave or going on a kayak tour to Ponta da Piedade.
There is a zoo near Lagos, with many different kinds of animals. While you won’t see lions here, you can see a lot of exotic birds, mammals, reptiles and fishes. For example, there is the pygmy hippopotamus, the boa constrictor and many flamingos. Kids usually love to visit here. Come and explore Lagos Zoo.
If you like to explore nature, the Algarve is the right place. Discovering the several natural parks is one of the best things to do in the Algarve. Here you can see a variety of wildlife. If you like birdwatching, look no further. Additionally, there are several hiking and biking trails in the Algarve. Stay active and explore the region at the same time.
If you like to party, come to the Algarve. The nightlife here makes you want to skip daytime. Most of the nightlife in the Algarve is concentrated around Albufeira and Portimão, but you can find good parties in other towns as well. Come and explore the night.
The Algarve is also the right place if you wish to reduce the amount of money on your bank account. There are several good shopping centres in the region. Whatever you are looking for, you can find it in the Algarve.
The Algarve is home to several water parks. Here you can find slides for everyone: from slow slides for the elderly to supersonic slides for the adrenaline junkies. But which one to visit: Aquashow, Aqualand, Slide & Splash or Zoomarine? Discover which water park is right for you.
There are some recurring events that are always fun. From medieval fairs to the Sardine Festival. Find out which events are happening in the Algarve during your holiday.
There are a lot of towns to explore in the region. From big towns like Faro to smaller ones like Monchique. You can even go to Alcoutim, cross the Guadiana river by boat and visit the town of Ayamonte in Spain. There is always a town you haven’t been to before.