The Algarve / Central Algarve region

The Algarve region averages 3000 hours of sunshine each year, more than the Costa Brava, Majorca and the French Riveria. The province is located in the far south of Portugal, bordered by the Atlantic on two sides and by mountains to the east. it stretches from the Spanish border westwards to Cape St.Vincent. 150 miles of Portugal’s coast is formed by cliffs overlooking numerous golden sandy beaches.
Places to visit include the mountains of Monchique, Silves Castle and the capital of Portugal, Lisbon, with it’s many historical buildings.