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

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....

Public Transport Algarve

Public Transport in the 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...

Mild Climate Algarve

The Algarve Climate

Get away from it all and enjoy 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...

The Iberian Peninsula

The Iberian Peninsula

“The Iberian Peninsula”. Portugal, Algarve, Overwintering. Three words that are very closely linked. Namely a country, a province, a good decision. Portugal is part of the European Union. It has the Euro as its...

Algarve culinary fresh fish

Algarve Culinary, Dining and Drinking

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