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Vilamoura to Quarteira Bike Tour
"With Roman origins dating back to the first Century Vilamoura could not be better situated for exploring the sea resources and commercial routes. This area was also occupied by Arabs whose influence can still be seen in Vilamoura. To better understand the history visit the Cerro da Vila Museum.Visitors can enjoy the Marina bars restaurants quality hotels leisure facilities
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Environmental Park Bike Tour from Vilamoura
"The bike walk through Vilamoura’s Environmental Park lies between Vilamoura and Açoteias. The tour begins in Vilamoura. Presentations made we depart towards Vilamoura Marina. Once we leave it behind we move into the Nature. Cross a little bridge over Quarteira’s creek and if we look back we can contemplate Vilamoura. Climb down the bridge and keep pedalling over unpaved roads. It’s time to awake your senses smell listen watch and feel the nature around you. During the tour you will have a short stop. Food and drink not included. Your guide will provide information in an interesting and relaxed way. Your questions are more than welcome."""
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Bike Tour Vilamoura - Quarteira
"With Roman origins dating back to the first Century Vilamoura could not be better situated for exploring the sea resources and commercial routes. This area was also occupied by Arabs whose influence can still be seen in Vilamoura. To better understand the history visit the Cerro da Vila Museum.Visitors can enjoy the Marina bars restaurants quality hotels leisure facilities
From EUR48.00

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Escalators to the Beach

Most of Albufeira is build on the rocks. Going to and from the beaches means you have to decent or climb. To ease the tourist a set of escalators was made at the Fishermen's Beach to transport...
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Avenida dos Descobrimentos

The river Bensafrim runs through Lagos, skirting the old town on its eastern side. A stroll here is a pleasant way to spend some time and seems to be popular as much with locals as visitors as a...
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Francisco Gomes de Avelar Statue

In the heart of Faro's old town there is a statue of Francisco Gomes de Avelar. He was born January 17, 1739 and became bishop of Faro at February 3, 1789 until his dead on December 15, 1816. The...
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Police Office

The Polícia de Segurança Publico (PSP) - Esquadra de Olhão is located at the main road along the waterfront. In case of emergency you can call: 112.
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Storks

It was May when I visited the Algarve, and the storks were nesting. I had already been thrilled to see a lot in Faro, where it seemed that the highest point on every building had a nest, or maybe...
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Scannertrip

For who like hiking trails this is a great experience! Vicentina trail is a big hiking trail in Algarve and Alentejo region in Portugal. This trail is always near the ocean with great views. We...
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Castle

Silves is a beautiful town situated on a hill. It was settled by Phoenicians; then it became a Roman city (Sibilis). From the 8th century it was names Xelb; it was a Moorish city. Silves is...
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Where to go in Albufeira?

Well, let's start at the beach. At the old town there are two beaches; -Praia dos Pescadores (Fishermen’s beach) -Praia do Tunel / Praia Do Peneco (Tunnel Beach) Praia dos Pescadores is the place...
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Street Art

I know that I often write very similar tips about the pros and cons of graffiti which can be either art form or eyesore, depending on your perspective and of course on the quality of the work. But I...
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WHERE TO GO at Faro?

The Tourist Information Algarve office is located next to the old city gate Arco de Vila at: -Rua da Misericórdia 8-12 -8000-269 Faro Telephone: +351-289-803604
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Albufeira

Once Albufeira was a fishing village; today it is a holidays resort with several nice beaches. I liked very much its old center with whitewashed houses and narrow streets. Albufeira has a large main...
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Fisherman statue

The Fishermen statue reflects the art of fishing that used to be done from the adjacent Fishermen's Beach. The local small boats were launched from the beach and the nearby Ocean provided enough...
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Post Office

The main postoffice CTT is located at the Largo do Carmo 18 next to the famous Igrehja do Carmo church. Here also is the tele-communicaton center and a MEO office, the company that is one of the...
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Cape San Vicente

Cape Saint Vincent is the most south westernly point in Europe. It takes its name from Saint Vincent; a priest martyred by the Romans. Centuries ago it was thought as the end of the world. Here it is...
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Albufeira

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Top Hotels in Algarve

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Praia Da Falesia, Apartado P.O. Box 644, Albufeira, Algarve, 8200-909, Portugal
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Av da Republica 1, Faro, Algarve, 8000-078, Portugal
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Rua Antonio Crisogono Santos, Lagos, Algarve, 8600-678, Portugal
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Quinta das Oliveiras, E.N. 125, Tavira, Algarve, 8800-053, Portugal
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Urbanizacao Quinta do Martinhal, Apartado 54, Sagres, 8650-908, Portugal
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Sitio da Dourada, Alvor, 8500-053, Portugal
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Top Things to Do in Algarve

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Old Town

There have been settlements in Albufeira since prehistoric times. The Romans called it Baltum and built bridges, aqueducts and roads. I spotted no evidence of these although the tiny museum has...
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Slave Market - Mercado de Escravos

It is simply not true that this structure is 'Europe's first slave market', although that fact is often firmly stated. The Romans were importing slaves from Africa (and elsewhere) and selling them...
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Old Town

One of the things you can see next to the major buildings at the Largo da Sé square, are the inner courts and gardens. There still are fruit trees, like bananas and oranges within the city, I was...
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The Castle

A worthwhile stroll is to make your way to the top of the hill to Tavira's castle. The castle itself was built sometime in the 12th Century and was destroyed by an earthquake in 1755. The ruins aren't...
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Praia da Rocha

The main beach in Portimão is very beautiful... to see from the top of the cliffs. I must confess that it didn't convince me too much, because it is hard to walk to and from the sea - distant and...
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Jardim Pescador Olhanense

The Jardim Pescador Olhanense is the park at the waterfront. There is a band stand with four benches around decorated with tiles in honour to the local fisherman. A bit more West from here is an area...
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"Exploring Portugal's southwest corner"
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"Algarve - The West"
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" A romance with Algarve"
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