Algarve, with an Historical Flavour

When you visit Algarve — the 360º Algarve — you will discover some of the charms and secrets of Portuguese history that time couldn’t erase. It is also a chance to time travel while finding many traces of the different cultures that have come together throughout the history of this region.

From the evidence of the Roman presence to the heritage of the long legacy of the Muslim era, from the Christian reconquest to the epic period of the Portuguese discoveries, you will connect with a distinctive historical past.

 

Old Map of Algarve, 1762

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A Day in Faro: What to do?

 

Faro is the capital of the Algarve and the main getaway to the region — it is also a historic and culturally rich city surrounded by unspoiled beaches and Ria Formosa natural reserve.

From taking a long walk in the Old Town to visiting the fantastic Bone Chapel, or enjoying the city’s nightlife, let’s take a tour of some of the best Faro attractions.

 

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Some of the Best Vegan Restaurants in Algarve

 

If a barbecue or grilled fish is what you’re looking for on your summer holidays, you have plenty of options in the Algarve. However, if you are vegan or vegetarian, the options get a bit shyer. But don’t worry, they do exist! Most of them change their menu every day, which is good when you want to try different flavors until the end of summer. Let’s meet some of them!

 

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