One of the most interesting towns on Portugal’s Algarve coast, Lagos is steeped in history, has wonderful beaches nearby, excellent shopping opportunities, a busy port, ancient fort and numerous historical statues and buildings. Winding, cobbled streets meander through the town, lined with little shops, boutiques and a market, selling everything from locally grown produce to jewellery and clothes. There is a small museum attached to the well known 17th century “gold” church of Santo Antonio, which displays some rather odd artefacts! A golf course is never far from your holiday resort in the Algarve, and in Lagos it is no different. Boat trips are very popular along the coast taking you to discover some of the many hidden beaches.

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