Portugal - The Algarve (PDF Chapter)
This is the Algarve chapter from Lonely Planet’s Portugal guidebook.
Soaring cliffs, sea caves, golden beaches and sandy islands draw over four million visitors to the Algarve each year. Surrounded on two sides by the Atlantic, it’s a paradise for surfers, especially along the undeveloped west coast.
- wind your way up the stunning - and secluded - west coast, after peering over the cliffs of Cabo de Sao Vicente, Portugal’s most south westerly point.
- lounge in waters off the untouched sand islands of Parque Natural da Ria Formosa.
- explore the Inner Algarve on foot, by bicycle or in a car, especially the villages of Alte and Salir.
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Faro, Estói & Milreu, São Brás De Alportel, Olhão, Tavira, Ilha de Tavira, Vila Real De Santo António, Castro Marim, Alcoutim, Loulé, Serra do Caldeirão, Albufeira, Carvoeiro, Silves, Portimão, Praia da Rocha, Lagos, Salema, Sagres, North of Sagres, Monchique.
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