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48% of Tourists Would Still Visit Portugal in 2020 If Restrictions Were Lifted

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Please find below the results of a survey done by the Portugalist, a leading blog about Portugal.

Almost half (48.3%) of tourists who had planned to visit Portugal in 2020 would still visit if travel restrictions were lifted. Of those that plan to visit this year, 52.7% hope to visit Portugal in the autumn or winter compared to 30.4% who hope to visit in the summer.

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Top 9 of Portuguese foods you should definitely try when you visit the Algarve

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Food for thought!

A great part of the pleasure of a holiday in Portugal is to have all the time in the world to enjoy the local food of the Algarve. Preferably accompanied by a glass of good wine. Good news: you are in the right country! Portugal has a wide variety of savoury dishes that are both influenced by the Atlantic Coast, and by the inland farmer’s food. Enough to try throughout Portuguese food during your time in the Algarve, washed away with one of the many quality wines of Portugal!

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History of Portugal in a nutshell

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History of Portugal in a nutshell

Did you know that Portugal was once a powerful nation and one of the leading powers of the world?

While you are on holiday in the Algarve, you will see many historical remnants of different eras.  Algarve Housing has put the main historical era’s that had a great influence on what Portuguese culture is today, in a row. Let’s talk history of Portugal:

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Map of Spain and Portugal at 30BC

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What do you know about Portugal?

 

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Portugal is the hidden gem of Europe and the Algarve is the hidden gem of Portugal. We know by now, the Algarve has a breath-taking coastline, best beaches of Europe, best golf courses of Europe… but what do you actually know of this beautiful country?

You have made the decision to spend your holidays to Portugal, or maybe even a longer period, or you live in Portugal?

Algarve Housing has put some social and geographical facts of Portugal, for you in a row.

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Christmas and New Year in Portugal

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Slowly, the shops are changing their assortment, lights appear here and there, supermarkets start to promote presents heavily and the first Father Christmas dolls make their glorious entrance in the shop windows…Christmas in the Algarve is approaching! Algarve Housing has put some facts of this universal celebration in Portugal in a row.

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Christmas in Portugal

Christmas In the Algarve is in the first place, about spending time with family. And about traditions. On Christmas Eve, families will come together and have their Christmas dinner, the “Consoada”, consisting of “bacalhau”, the famous codfish, with boiled potatoes, cabbage and eggs.

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