Algarve Points of Interest - What to do in the Algarve?
The diversity of the landscape, the extensive golden sandy beaches, the cultural wealth and the mild climate that characterise the Algarve, make this region, in addition to an ideal destination for sun and beach, an excellent choice for lovers of nature tourism.
• The 7 Hanging Valleys route - Of all the paradisiacal destinations and places in the world, it is in the municipality of Lagoa that you will find the one that was considered, in a ranking promoted by the European Best Destinations, "The Best Walking Destination in Europe" - the Seven Hanging Valleys. This walk goes from Praia da Marinha in the east to Praia de Vale Centeanes in the west, with stops at the Alfanzina lighthouse, Benagil and Carvalho beaches, among many others. Considered a medium-high difficulty walk, some parts of the walk may be more difficult for older or very young visitors. The walk is 6 km long and the average time required to complete it is approximately 3 hours.
• Golf - The golf days in Portugal are truly great! Generations of golfers have flocked to the south coast of Portugal, attracted by the 300 days of sunshine, the high-quality accommodation, the relaxed atmosphere, the perfect scenery and 40 of the best golf courses in the world. Most of the golf courses are within 30 minutes from Faro airport. Not only is the Algarve a must for the amateur golfer but also has attracted, with the quality of its golf courses, the world's top professionals of the sport and major tournaments such as the World Cup 2005 and the Portugal Masters.
• Walks and Bicycle Rides - one of the best ways to get to know the region and enjoy its beauty, heritage and cultural biodiversity is undoubtedly through walks or bicycle rides. Fans of outdoor activities will find in the Algarve a wide range of duly marked paths and routes, as well as a wide range of equipment hire services and organised programmes.