Beaches, bars, and top sights from Barril Beach to Ria Formosa Natural Park—discover it all in Santa Luzia.
Beaches, Islands and Seafood
Look out across the rooftops of historic Tavira from a tower in this ruined fortress, which has withstood royal sieges, pirate attacks and natural disasters.
Behind the intricate details of the Baroque façade and the nave’s gilded woodwork and stained-glass windows lie the ghoulish skulls of the Bones Chapel.
Despite its name, Tavira’s central footbridge wasn’t constructed during the Roman Empire, but it does sit where an ancient bridge once was.
Rent kayaks and surfboards to ride the waves lapping this narrow stretch of sand, which serves as a wall between ocean and river.
For centuries, Faro’s fortified walls have enclosed the city’s most intriguing treasures, from the cathedral’s chamber of bones to a castle converted into a brewery.
Discover one of Portugal’s natural wonders by bike, boat, kayak or on foot and find barrier islands and snaking waterways that provide a haven for flora and fauna.
Cross the Spanish border and discover Andalusia’s capital—Seville. Spend a day exploring one of the most elegant cities in Spain. From historic quarters and culturally rich districts to immaculate regal gardens and iconic landmarks, be amazed by the splendor of this province.
Explore sea life at one of Algarve's biggest attractions with a visit to Zoomarine Park. Meet fascinating sea creatures, see live dolphin shows, take a swim, or ride a mini-roller-coaster.
Prepare for a full day of wet-and-wild fun that the whole family can enjoy at Aquashow Park. This magnificent aquatic fun center transports you to a world where you can jump, slide, and splash to your heart's desire, with the added fun of bird and animal shows available.
Venture into the capital and experience city life for a day. Lisbon, the City of 7 Hills, overflows with charm, culture, and history. Explore the cobbled streets and bustling squares, see iconic landmarks, learn about the city’s heritage, and spend free time indulging in some retail therapy.
Discover the magic of the wild Algarve countryside. See the Castle of Silves, built between the 8th and 13th centuries, catch magnificent views from the highest point in the region at the top of Fóia, and marvel at the cliffs near the Ponta da Piedade lighthouse.
The East is still the picturesque side of the Algarve! Venture into charming villages, see ancient buildings that hold many historic stories and admire various architectural landmarks. Away from the typical developed tourist towns, this full-day tour takes you to Sotavento, or eastern Algarve.