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According to the Algarve Hotel and Tourist Resort Association’s own figures, the fall in the numbers of Portuguese (10%) and Spanish (20%) visitors was offset by the rise in British (+16.1%) and Dutch (17.3%) tourists.
September is grape harvesting season in Portugal. PDV reveals how you can take part in one of the country’s oldest wine-making traditions in the magnificent Douro Valley, home to world-famous Port wine.
Grapes will be ready to be harvested between 10 and 15 September.
Two hotel boats, expected for delivery next March, are already being built by Aveiro shipyards for the same company.
Portugal is not all about the sea. Overlooking bucolic landscapes, rocks and vegetation that stretches as far as the eye can see, river beaches offer a refreshing alternative for a swim in natural surroundings.
A recent study revealed that 91% of visitors to Lisbon would visit again, with some even including the Portuguese capital among their top 10 destinations to discover.
In Portugal, the Algarve is synonymous with beaches. From those drawing crowds of holiday-makers to others ideal for water sports or almost hidden by cliffs, there is a dream beach for everyone. PDV has selected the 10 best beaches in the Algarve.
PDV takes you dancing and celebrity spotting in the Algarve.
Flagship airline company TAP will have to carry out all return flights to Portugal as well as regular services to the country’s archipelagos, Angola, Brazil, France and Switzerland during the strike action. TAP estimated that as many as 2,070 flights and 307,000 passengers face disruption over the strike period.
Comporta, a quiet seaside resort known for its upmarket holiday properties, has seen an unprecedented move by the owners of the A Vida é Bela Resort, after they slashed the prices of their smaller units in a bid to counter the current economic crisis.