Portugal’s Official Tourist Information Website
carhirefaroairport.com are a UK-based car rental comparison website specialising in car hire in the Algarve region of Portugal. They compare car rental quotes from many of the leading vehicle rental suppliers in the Algarve, and let you choose the best deal!
BLUE FLAG BEACHES IN PORTUGAL
The Blue Flag works towards sustainable development of beaches and marinas through strict criteria dealing with Water Quality, Environmental Education and Information, Environmental Management, and Safety and Other Services.
Check out my beach reviews here
Life Cooler is a project addressed to foreign visitors, produced by the same team as Lifecooler.pt the leading tourism and leisure portal in Portugal.
Go Oporto Sightseeing information, accommodation, restaurant and nightlife guide.
Really useful guide in English – Where to go, where to stay, where to eat culture and more. www.visitlisboa.com
This Insiders Guide to the city of Lisbon
A great website which offers a wide range of information so that you can be prepared for your holiday, before you arrive and during your stay. www.strawberryworld-lisbon.com/lisbon/places/index.html
Lisbon Weekend Guild
Check out this site for an extensive guide to Lisbon. Including metro, tram and tour bus guides and useful tips on the best areas for accommodation. www.lisbonweekendguild.com
Lisbon Lux Magazine is a blog focusing on Lisbon and Portugal.
It’s a close-up of the best in local culture, art, and architecture, in in-depth or photographic reports.
Museum of Azulejos (Tiles)
Come to Portugal Your gateway to Portugal and the Algarve. Lots of useful information!
Visiting the Algarve? This website is a mine of useful information.
Everything fun in the Algarve for kids!
Provides quality boat charters for the whole Algarve.
RIVER TRIP TO SILVES
Take a River Trip to Silves up the river Arcade from Portimão through unspoilt countryside to the historic town of Silves.
Please visit their website for more information http://rivertriptosilves.co.uk/
SURFING & KITE SURFING
Surfing is extremely popular in Portugal so why not check out these surf camps for something a little different!
The kite & surf & wake Camp in Lagos offers a big set of daily extreme sports. Check out their website for details
Surf’inn Surf Camps
Do you love surfing or looking for different experience? Check out the Surf’inn Surf Camps network intended to develop and promote a set of surf and kite activities.
PORTUGUESE COOKERY CLASSES (Algarve)
Discover secrets of the Portuguese cuisine with Gosto Lagos. Classes are held three days a week (Tuesday, Thursday and Friday) at 11:00-14:30 in restaurant Barbosa in the historic center of Lagos, Western Algarve. Slow cooking with fresh and healthy ingredients, and step-by-step explanations of our chef.
Email: Via contact form
WALKING IN PORTUGAL
There are hundreds of amazing walks across Portugal including coastal paths and mountain tracks for hikers of all levels.
For tried and tested walks in the Algarve a blog aptly named ‘It Caught My Eye in Portugal’ offers some excellent information based on their personal experience of walks. Check out Mapping Our Walks for further information,
Instituto Geográfico do Exército
BIRD WATCHING IN PORTUGAL
The Society for the Study of Birds – SPEA is a nonprofit scientific association that promotes the study and conservation of birds in Portugal. If you would like to know more about the Bird Watching activities please visit their website for more information.
Tourist Information Offices
Tourist Office Odemira
Jose Maria Lopes Falcon Square
Tel: 283 320 900 – Ext 1800
Opening hours: 10h/18h (Monday to Friday)
Odemira Odemira Tourist Brochure in English
Tourism Office in Vila Nova de Milfontes
Rua António Mantas
7645-221 Vila Nova de Milfontes
Tel 283 996 599
Opening hours: 10h/18h (Monday to Sunday)
Surf’in Surf Camps
In the Alentejo
Alentejo Wines and Tours
Have you seen a brochure at the Visit Algarve site called “Algarve with events 2012 Guide” http://www.visitalgarve.pt/pressroom.file.php?fileID=130&file=folheto_pdf20062012%5B1%5D.pdf; lots of them already gone but still some for October to December.
Thanks Fernanda that’s really useful, thank you!