The Algarve is the most southern region of Portugal and is one of the favorite holiday destinations in Europe, for its mild climate all year round the beaches and idyllic landscapes. Lagos is full of history and was once the residence of Prince Henry, and also established the basis for trade with Africa. The first slave market in Europe was built here in 1441, in the arcades of the Customs building, located in the Republic Square.
The "Forte Ponta da Bandeira" is one of the finest and best preserved examples of the century. XVII existing throughout the Algarve and is one of the symbols of the city.
The Marina Lagos was opened in 1994 and offers many recreational options such as deep sea fishing, sea trips and a wide range of restaurants and bars.
Lagos has some of the best beaches in the Algarve
The impressive rock formations can be traversed to reach the beaches "Students" and "Pinion", small beaches located between colorful cliffs and bathed in calm, clear waters. The beach "Dona Ana", sheltered between cliffs, is considered one of the best and most beautiful beaches. "Meia Praia" (in the west) and "Porto de Mos" (in the west) has extensive beaches that invites you to relaxing walks. Vilabranca is the ideal location for exploring the beautiful landscapes of the Algarve, enjoy fantastic weather and enjoy a well deserved holiday.