For many years now the Algarve has remained extremely popular amongst holiday makers and international investors alike due to its fantastic climate, lifestyle, and ease of accessability.
The Algarve has a year round stable climate and is arguably one of the sunniest parts of Europe, hence earning the nickname of the California of Europe.
Portugal offers an array of shopping, whether you are a shopaholic or just look for holiday souvenirs, Portugal has it all, from local markets to excellent shopping malls housing chic boutiques. Traditional Portuguese goods can be found almost anywhere, most notable is the magnificent Portuguese crystal, beautiful hand painted ceramics, excellent quality leather goods (particularly shoes and of course anything made out of cork, even cork umbrellas!
Living in Portugal
For more information about the geography, government, religion, education, healthcare, emergency services, transport and other useful information regarding living in Portugal please click on the link below.
History & Culture
For more information about the History, Culture, Architecture, Public holidays, music and sport of Portugal please click on the link below.
Things to Do
Portugal has so much to offer for the outdoor enthusiast and families. Please click on the link below for information and contact details for family activities, sporting activities, leisure clubs, water sports and much more.
During your stay in Portugal it's always a good idea to have the contact details of local and government services. We have listed some of the essential ones for you