11. Portimão

First, the blue sea and its gently rippling waves. Then fine, golden sand framed by cliffs and rocks. The cosmopolitan atmosphere of an international tourism destination. This is the Algarve of beach vacation in the sun. However, Portimão and its community have much more to offer: a rich heritage of historical monuments; the eternal natural beauty of the Ria de Alvor; The charm of the cultivated fields, the slopes covered with pines and wild flowers, as you climb the hills of the Serra, your days in the Algarve gain a new dimension.