A travel guide packed with helpful advice and the low-down on must-see sights littering Algarve, Southern Portugal

Find your way around the Algarve with absolute ease and plan the trip of a lifetime! This updated travel guide includes relevant, up-to-date advice on the best experiences and hidden gems that await you on your next trip to Portugal!

Inside the pages of this Algarve travel guide, you'll discover:

- Six easy-to-follow itineraries, perfect for a day trip, a weekend, or a week
- Available in a handy format that is light, portable, and packed with essential information
- Expert advice and travel tips to help you tick off unmissable sights, explore beyond the tourist hubs and soak up the atmosphere
- Detailed maps cover every area of the Algarve, plus a laminated pull-out map that won't let you down whatever the weather

Experience the best of Portugal

The Algarve is an enticing holiday destination - renowned for its ochre-splashed coastline of shallow bays, dramatic cliffs, and buzzing resorts. There is so much to see it can be difficult to know where to start. This travel guide will ensure that you experience this breathtakingly beautiful region like a local.

This guide will inspire you with different things to enjoy during your trip - including kid's attractions and coastal villages. Discover the best beaches, wineries and outdoor activities, museums and castles on offer in this region including Faro, Tavira, Silves, Monchique, Loulé, Lagos, Parque Natural da Ria Formosa, Sagres, Albufeira and Portimão.

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Algarve has been updated regularly to make sure the information is as up-to-date as possible following the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Table of Contents

  1. Welcome to the Algarve
  2. Exploring the Algarve
  3. Top 10 Algarve Highlights
    1. Faro
    2. Tavira
    3. Silves
    4. Monchique
    5. Loulé
    6. Lagos
    7. Parque Natural da Ria Formosa
    8. Sagres
    9. Albufeira
    10. Portimão
  4. The Top 10 of Everything
    1. Moments in History
    2. Castles and Forts
    3. Museums
    4. Beaches
    5. Coastal Villages and Resort Towns
    6. Inland Villages
    7. Outdoor Pursuits
    8. Coastal and River Cruises
    9. Golf Courses
    10. Children’s Attractions
    11. Walks and Hikes
    12. Culinary Highlights of the Algarve
    13. Restaurants
    14. Wineries
    15. Shopping Malls and Markets
    16. Festivals and Events
  5. The Algarve Area by Area
    1. Central Region
    2. Eastern Region
    3. Western Region
    4. The Alentejo
  6. Streetsmart
    1. Getting Around
    2. Practical Information
    3. Places to Stay
  7. Phrase Book
  8. Maps
  9. Acknowledgments
  10. Copyright