Algarve Itinerary Portugal

Algarve Itinerary: Plan a Dream Trip to the Algarve, Portugal

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Discover the charm of the Algarve by visiting its stunning golden beaches, exploring the picturesque towns, taking boat tours of Benagil Cave and Ponta da Piedade, surfing, hiking, and dining in the region’s finest restaurants. In this guide, we will show you how to combine the best of the region into an epic Algarve itinerary. If you are planning your …

Portugal Bucket List

Portugal Bucket List: 25 Amazing Things to Do in Portugal

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Explore the palaces in Sintra, taste port wine in Porto and the Douro Valley, go beach hopping along the Algarve, walk the Portuguese Camino de Santiago, and visit the Azores and Madeira…these all top the list of things to do in Portugal. Lisbon and Porto are Portugal’s two largest cities, but there is also a long list of photogenic towns …

How to Visit Benagil Cave

Benagil Cave in 2024: New Rules, Best Tours, Photos & HELPFUL Tips

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Benagil Cave is one of the most popular places to visit in the Algarve, Portugal. This large sea cave, with its skylight and multiple cave entrances, is a gorgeous place to visit. It attracts huge crowds and its popularity is creating challenges for those who want to visit this cave. In 2023, the rules on visiting Benagil Cave changed, and …

Algarve Portugal

Algarve Bucket List: 20 Epic Things to Do in Algarve, Portugal

Julie Portugal 2 Comments

Marvel at Benagil Cave, walk the breathtaking Seven Hanging Valleys Trail, dine on seafood fresh from the ocean, explore charming fishing villages, explore the coastline by boat, and relax on some of the most picturesque beaches in Europe…these all make the best things to do in Algarve list. The Algarve is one of the top beach destinations in Europe. Known …

Portugal Itinerary 10 Days

10 Days in Portugal Itinerary: Lisbon, Porto & the Algarve

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For first timers to Portugal, Lisbon, Porto, and the Algarve typically top the “must-see list.” With 10 days in Portugal, you have enough time to visit these three places and add on a day trip to Sintra. In this guide, we lay out a detailed Lisbon, Porto, and Algarve itinerary. We cover the best things to do, how to get …

Best Restaurants in Albufeira

Best Albufeira Restaurants: Cheap Eats, Fine Dining, Tapas & Wine

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Many people travel to Albufeira to visit its gorgeous beaches, enjoy the nightlife, and stay in one of its many resorts, but Albufeira is also home to quite a few great restaurants. In fact, one of the best things to do in Albufeira is to eat. From cheap eats to authentic Portuguese food to vegan superfood smoothies and Michelin starred …

Best 10 Day Portugal Itinerary

10 Day Portugal Itinerary: 5 Amazing Ideas for Your Trip to Portugal

Julie Itinerary, Portugal 6 Comments

If you are planning your trip to Portugal, this is a great place to start. There are many different ways to play your “perfect Portugal itinerary,” depending on your interests. Visit the highlights, spend a good chunk of your time on the beach, go off-the-beaten-path, or explore Portugal’s long list of historic sites and castles. If you have 10 days …

Visit Ponta da Piedade

Ponta da Piedade: By Land & By Sea (Detailed 2024 Guide)

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Ponta da Piedade is one of the top places to visit in the Algarve, Portugal. This rocky point, with its sea pillars, arches, and small but incredibly picturesque beaches can be explored both on land and by boat. A network of boardwalk trails runs from Praia Dona Ana to the tip of Ponta da Piedade. At several points, you have …

Where to Stay in Algarve Portugal

Where to Stay in Algarve 2024: Ultimate Hotel Guide

Julie Portugal 2 Comments

Trying to decide where to stay in Algarve, Portugal? Most likely, you have a lot of questions running through your head. Where are the best locations in the Algarve? How much does it cost to stay in Algarve? How far in advance should I make my reservation? Will I need a car? We answer all of these questions and more …

Best Beaches in Algarve Portugal

Best Beaches in Algarve: 10 Stunning Beaches You Can’t Miss

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Located along the southern coast of Portugal, the Algarve boasts some of the most stunning beaches in Europe. From hidden coves and grottoes to long stretches of shoreline, each of these gems offers a unique experience that will leave you in awe of the natural beauty of this part of Portugal. Join us as we unveil the best beaches in …

When to Visit the Algarve

Visiting the Algarve in October: Weather & What to Expect

Julie Portugal 6 Comments

When is the best time to visit the Algarve? If you want sunny skies, warm temperatures, warm water, and relatively low crowds, October is a fantastic time to visit the Algarve. We spent 9 days in the Algarve in early to mid-October. With warm weather and brilliantly sunny days throughout our visit, the weather was perfect. This time of year, …

How to Visit Algar Seco

Algar Seco: Best Photo Spots, Things to Do, & HELPFUL Tips

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Algar Seco is a wonderland of tunnels, grottos, caves, cliffs, and windows to the sea. It’s one of the most photographed places in the Algarve, with its two cave openings and views of the Atlantic Ocean. However, there is more to do at Algar Seco than photograph this picturesque cave. You can also walk down to the grotto and go …

Algarve Portugal Beach

Seven Hanging Valleys Trail: Photos, Stats, Map, & HELPFUL Tips

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Stretching along the coastline of the Algarve is one of the most beautiful walks in Portugal, the Seven Hanging Valleys Trail. On this hike, you will gaze across some of the most picturesque beaches in Europe, peer into Benagil Cave, and be treated to an endless number of jaw-dropping views of the Algarve. This hike can be done one of …

Beautiful Places to Visit in Europe

30 Beautiful Places to Visit in Europe (+ Map and Photos)

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It is no secret that Europe is filled with beautiful places to visit. With its grand cities, fairytale-like towns, soaring mountain ranges, and gorgeous beaches, there is a seemingly endless list of gorgeous places to explore. Whether you are planning your next trip to Europe, or just trying to figure out where to travel to next, here are 30 beautiful …