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Portimão is both a city and municipality in the Algarve. The municipality has a total area of 182 km2 and has approximately 45,000 inhabitants. Portimão is centrally located in the west side of the Algarve. The main cities in Portimão are Alvor and Portimão.

The rich history of Portimão

Portimão is one of the older cities of the Algarve. Much destroyed by earthquake of 1755 that caused widespread damage in the Algarve. Portimão was then left a little to its own devices and only really recovered after it was granted city rights in 1924. Tourism has been the driving force behind the development of Portimão for the past three decades, which today prides itself on being the second most populous city in the Algarve.

Alvor is also an old city and a port city for a day. Nowadays also a popular destination for tourists who know how to find this nice spot. Praia de Alvor is one of the longest sandy beaches in the Algarve.

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Sights Portimão

Autódromo Internacional do Algarve
The Algarve Formula 1 circuit is located in Portimão. In 2020, after a very long period, there was another Grand Prix here. The 2020 Grand Prix was won by Lewis Hamilton.

Mercado Municipal de Portimão
The local market of Portimão is definitely worth a visit. Here you can buy the tastiest local products and fresh fish. It is wonderful to do your shopping here during the day and to cook in the evening with the beautiful products that can be found here.

Museu de Portimão
Portimão is also called the capital of the sardines. The history of fishing that has been so important to this region can be found in this nice museum. The building is one of the factories converted into a museum, there is even a former production line. In 2010 they received the Museum of the Year Award from the Council of Europe. You will find the museum on the Ribeirinha boulevard near the old center.

Alvor Broadwalk

Ria de Alvor
The Ria de Alvor is a beautiful nature reserve, the mouth of the Alvor River is located between Alvor and Lagos. The Ria de Alvor meets here with the sea, which provides a unique flora and fauna. It is an important wetland for migratory birds but also a nesting area for birds and shellfish or molluscs such as oysters and mussels are cultivated. It is a beautiful dune area where you can walk beautifully. There is a long wooden walkway from the beach to the nature reserve Ria de Alvor. The Alvor Boardwalk is the longest wooden walkway in the entire Algarve with many branches to the various beaches. The Alvor Boardwalk was built to protect the nature reserve and wetland.

Enjoy the Beach

Praia da Rocha
Praia da Rocha is one of the most beautiful beaches in the Algarve. It is one of the most famous beaches in the Algarve. Loved for its beautiful location and calm water.

Praia do Vau
Praia do Vau is a lesser known beach but very suitable for those who are looking for catering next to the beach. At this beach the necessary restaurants and bars.

Praia do Vau

Praia do Alvor
Praia do Alvor is one of the most elongated beaches in the Algarve. It is a dream beach, surrounded by hotels and equipped with very extensive facilities for sailing, water skiing and windsurfing.

During a holiday to Portimão you can enjoy the many sights, surrounding nature, many beaches and delicious food. Book a holiday home in or near Portimão.

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