Algarve: Europe’s most famous secret

Portugal world widely promotes the Algarve (south of the country) as “Europe’s most famous secret.”

It’s easy to understand why this secret is a favorite destination for European tourists — mainly British, German, Dutch, French, and Spanish. Many of them refer to the Algarve as “The Paradise.”

Breathtaking landscapes, fantastic gastronomy for seafood lovers, kind people, gorgeous beaches, spectacular golf fields, bird watching, a History full of castles and fortresses. The Algarve is all of this and much more. I know what I’m talking about because I live here and learn secrets. 😉

The  Portuguese Tourist Authority has made a WONDERFUL video about the region. They focus on beaches, golf fields, and landscaping with a heart-touching soundtrack. We don’t see the modern atmosphere of the Algarve, and I also miss the vibrant History that appears in castles, forts, and other things. But I am sure that you’ll LOVE the video just like I do.

Watch it now:

ALGARVE » Europe’s most famous secret

Note — Top cities to visit in the Algarve: Alvor, Portimão, Lagos, Silves, Vilamoura, Monchique, Sagres, Vila Real de Santo António, Albufeira, Mexilhoeira, Carvoeiro, Faro (the capital).

Read other posts about the amazing Algarve.

» I live in Germany, after several years in Portugal (Algarve).

» My first fiction books, for young adults, were published in the early 2000s in Portuguese. I also wrote books and guides about travel and technology. Screenplays are my greatest passion.

» This blog is the English version of my G. DAMAS (Portuguese language, online since 2008). || English is not my native language.

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