One of the municipalities of Faro district, Albufeira is an elegant city occupying the southern parts of Algarve. Albufeira with its extensive scenic beauty made it a must visit destination during vacations. The charming coastlines, flora and fauna, adventurous rides, grandiose hotels, stunning nightlife and delicious food items delight the trippers of Albufeira. Albufeira has nearly 20 different types of sunny beaches where the trippers can head out and explore its dinky scenaries.Albufeira is also known for the golf courses and a collection of tectonic sites making the trip more memorable. Albufeira is facilitated with the transport hub maintained by Giro.
Old Town in Albufeira is an ancient venue which reveals the glorious historic flairs of the region. Old Town has a handful of ancient edifices incorporating fortified walls, princely castle, aesthetic clock tower. Chapel of Mercy(Capela da Misericórdia) is a precedent for the neoclassical edifice. The boulevards of the town are furnished with pretty boutiques, eateries, and dramshops. Albufeira was once a conventional fishing zone which is now fronted by a series of seafood cafes and bars.
Albufeira’s spell-binding beach, Praia de Falesia lies 10km east. The beach can be reached through Giro buses or by cars.Activities like windsurfing, swimming, snorkeling and dolphin watching can be enjoyed in these blue waters. The tourists can find out the fiery red cliffs in Praia do Peneco. Parque Aventura is an amusing venue at Santa Eulalia Beach where challenging activities like skydiving, adrenaline racing are encountered. The visitors can take in the fresh air and capture the gleaming beauty of these coastlines when they stroll in the muddy shores.
Museu Municipal de Arqueologia gives the long-established past of Albufeira. The museum has a collection of coins used by Romans, potteries, Neolithic canons, Moorish columns and much more. Highlights of the Albufeira’s history can be explored well with the help of English pamphlets in the museum. The venue is open for public on all days except Monday.No entry charge for the students and aged people.
Shark fishing from Albufeira gives the tourists a mind-blowing experience. The full-day reef is accompanied by a well-trained crew hence anyone can enjoy this activity. Parasailing is a 1- hour heartbreaking excursion from Albufeira. The visitors can soar in the bright sky giving a spectacular bird-eye view of the marina. The activity may be carried out in singles, doubles or triples. Videos can be recorded during the flight. Banana boat ride is an another activity that comes in the adventurous list.
The tourists will have fun when they venture out.The boat can hold up to 8 persons during the trip. Easy divers dive, quad-bike riding and horseback riding are the must-try events during Albufeira's trip. Albufeira offers not only enjoyable activities but also some unique restaurants with the congenial atmosphere to dine in. These beaneries serve delectable dishes like bacalhau cakes, ice creams,pizzas, marine foods like octopus, flambeed prawns, fresh sardines, whiting accompanied by salads and fries.