Category: Portugal

Portugal is part of the European Union and has the Euro as its currency. The capital is Lisbon and important and worth seeing is Porto, known for the Port wine. The Algarve is the most southern province of Portugal and is very well known for its fine climate, the wonderful sandy beaches and the impressive rocky coast. The Algarve is therefore the most attractive holiday destination for both summer holidays and long winter stays.

Castle Algarve

Picturesque Villages and Castles

The southern Portuguese province of Algarve is popular. And diverse. The region has a rich cultural history, is known for its picturesque villages and castles, rugged coastlines and sandy beaches, the fig cactus and...

Public Transport Algarve

Public Transport in the Algarve

Most older people/senior citizens and winter visitors fly to Faro in the Algarve. Practical, because a flight from a European airport to the south of Portugal takes only about 2.5 – 3 hours. For...

Mild Climate Algarve

The Algarve Climate

Who says Algarve, says sun, sea, pleasant warmth, holiday, relaxing and enjoyment. The Mediterranean climate of the Algarve is ideal for overwintering and offers warm summers for sun holidays, 300 days of sunshine per...

The Iberian Peninsula

The Iberian Peninsula

Portugal, Algarve, Overwintering, three words that are very closely linked; one country, one province, one good decision. Portugal is part of the European Union, has the Euro as its currency and is part of...

Algarve culinary fresh fish

Algarve Culinary, Dining and Drinking

Portugal and the Algarve have a lot to offer in terms of food and drink. Known are Port wine, Douro wine, sparkling Vinho Verde, spicy chicken Piri Piri, pastel de nata and the Algarve...