Lagos, Portugal. Found in the region of the beautiful Algarve, municipality of Lagos lies at the southernmost tip of the country, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The town is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Portugal: its dramatic shoreline features numerous gorgeous sandy beaches and turquoise water.
Besides amazing coast, Lagos mainland has lush nature, forests and hiking trails. Moreover, its center features historic monuments and architecture as well as hip culture and busy nightlife. Therefore tourists find a versatile variety of activities here. Besides, despite increasing tourism, Lagos has preserved its culture and traditions, allowing visitors to experience an authentic vibe.
Why to go there?
Awarded the QualityCoast Gold Award, Lagos is famous for its pristine beaches. But there is so much more to explore: cultural heritage, vibrant urban life, forests and parks that feature numerous rare plants.
When to go there?
Summer is the busiest and warmest season. However, the temperatures very rarely fall below zero °C.
How to get there?
Fly to Faro and then get here by car or bus – it takes only about an hour. You can also get here by train or bus from Lisbon.
Lead photo: Csilla Zelko