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The Algarve is one of Portugal’s most fascinating regions which boasts plenty of stunning natural wonders, including spectacular rock formations, sea caves, rock cliffs and alluring beaches with crystal-clear waters. This dynamic European destination is also home to impressive 17th century fortresses, picturesque fishing towns, terracotta-roofed houses and colourful neighbourhoods booming with trendy cafes, bars, clubs and restaurants. The exploration opportunities in the Algarve are endless... Take a river cruise from Portimao town to Silves, visit the iconic Benagil Cave, a natural seaside cave with a hole in its ceiling and head to the immense Ria Formosa National Park to spot a variety of unique native wildlife species. Brightsun Travel offers exclusive holidays to the Algarve from India, taking you to the heart of this beautiful Portuguese region.
The Algarve is home to some of Portugal’s most fascinating museums. Visit the impressive Regional Museum of Algarve to explore one of the country’s largest collections of antique objects, which includes fabrics, costumes, wooden barrels and farming tools. Another memorable venue worth visiting in the Algarve is the Faro Municipal Museum, which showcases a rare collection of 3rd century paintings, pottery and Roman mosaics. Head to the Municipal Archaeological Museum of Albufeira to explore a rare collection of stone-age tools and artifacts dating back to the 17th century. Finally, don’t forget to visit the Aljezur Municipal Museum to admire lots of Islamic ceramics, fishing boats and farming implements dating back to the Neolithic period.
The Algarve is surrounded by the Atlantic Sea, so there is a range of adrenaline-charged water activities to enjoy here, including jet skiing, water skiing, wakeboarding, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and banana boat riding. Other fun opportunities in the Algarve include camping in Monte Gordo, hiking the Rocha da Pena trail, surfing in Sagres, sunbathing at Falesia Beach, kitesurfing at Praia da Amoreira and snorkelling at Praia do Burgau to explore rich marine life, including lobsters, shrimps, octopuses and other unique species. One particularly unforgettable activity in the Algarve is a climb up the Monchique Mountain, which allows breathtaking views of lush green meadows. Book cheap Algarve holidays with Brightsun Travel and look forward to lots of exploration in this magical city.