Quick facts about the Algarve

Good things to know for your vacation in the algarve:

  • Capital: Faro
  • Population: 410.000
  • Algarve region: 5.417 km2
  • Language: Portuguese
  • Currency: Eur
  • Time zone: GMT [CET -/- 1 hour]
  • Main holiday destinations: Albufeira, Faro, Lagos, Loulé, Monchique, Sagres, Silves
  • Coastline: This region has over 150 kilometers of the coastline

Climate in Algarve

The Algarve has an incredibly warm and forgiving climate. During the summer temperatures can go up to around 35º celcius, with almost no rainfall. In winter the temperature hovers around a cooler 15-18º celcius