A new destination that keeps for you uncontaminated surprises
Portugal has a glorious maritime past, marvellous beaches, romantic city coast and a landscape characterised by vineyards and olive groves, where the sea is always the main character. Surrounded by ocean, the beaches are well-known both for the beauty and for the activities that you could practise here: from surf to kitesurf, through snorkelLing and other different sports. The Azores archipelago, the Barlengas and Madeira, also called "flower in the ocean" , are destinations that nature lovers have to see absolutely, because of the relaxing atmospheres, dreamy landscapes and a crystal clear sea. The rest of the Portuguese area is characterised by castles, medieval old towns, religious routes, natural parks, vineyards and wine cellars. Let yourself be amazed by the beauty of Lisbon, Porto and Sintra. Listen to the melancholic notes of fado, the traditional Portuguese music that will be unforgettable in your mind after this holiday. Taste the Portuguese cuisine, influenced by the Mediterranean one but also from the Adriatic area. Set sail and come to discover this marvellous destination.
Discover the long beaches made by white sand, estuaries and fishermen's hamlets surrounded by ocean.
Sailing to the North, you will have the opportunity to discover the coastline famous for protected and uncontaminated natural parks, where nature reign and only the sailing boat will give you unique landscape that you won't forget!
There are a lot of city centres full of castles, old walls and ruins that have been declared UNESCO sites, holding past traces and now are important architectural buildings. Monasteries, control towers, walls that used to surround the city during the past and now are tourist attractions, for the natural beauty of the rocky shape but also for the historical and cultural edifices. Portimao is one of the most famous cities in Portugal, set between the ocean and the crossing river, giving to tourist and local inhabitants a well preserved old town, divided between Portimao, with the centre facing out to the sea and the historical church, and Rio Arade, the most contemporary part of the region. Playa de la Rocha is the most famous beach in Portimao, characterised by a rocky coastline and from here it is possible to observe burning sunsets, better if you move to the Fortaleza de Santa Caterina.
Sagres and Silves are two typical hamlets less inhabited, surrounded by the ocean, where it is possible to breath the true Portuguese soul.
Albufeira is a holiday resort very famous both for tourists and for local inhabitants, but it is also possible to enjoy some relax under the sun, discovering the desert corners on the beach. Peniche is a particular destination, fully immersed in the steep rocks, where the waves break against the bay, ideal spot for surf lovers but also for other sports; it is possible to venture in a walk around the boulder rocks.
Lagos is another little village of Algarve, where it is possible to find the well-preserved old town and some beaches built in the rock. The hold town is full of historical white buildings, little artisans' shops, bars and restaurants, traditional market and also the walls that used to protect the city in the past centuries. The beaches in Lagos are set between jagged bays and rocky coasts, characterised by their own particular beauty.