Algarve's artistic side

The quiet charm of the western Algarve is evinced by the fact that this is where the Portuguese themselves escape for sun-soaked holidays by the sea.

16th July, 2005

The quiet charm of the western Algarve is evinced by the fact that this is where the Portuguese themselves escape for sun-soaked holidays by the sea.

The small coastal towns of Lagos and Praia da Luz once depended on fishing for their livelihood, but today tourism is their biggest resource.

However, the industry is not new to the area; ancient Roman ruins lining the village waterfront in Luz date back to 210. They include remains...

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