The first people in the Algarve were traders and Estate stewards that established their colonies on the coasts, like the Phoenicians and the Carthaginians.

The Algarve was once part of the Roman province of Lusitania, later becoming part of the Visigoths' jurisdiction.

One of the most important facts in the Algarve's history: the five centuries of Arab occupation, visible in the regions architecture (lattice chimneys, tiles, whitewashed houses, labyrinthine streets, etc.).

Since 1249, and until the Republic proclamation, the Portuguese monarchs were entitled "King of Portugal and of the Algarves".

The Algarve became a lot more important during the Discoveries, being used as one of the main departure ports.

Nothing stops the ˇ°algarviosˇ± ¨C people of Algarve -, who despite all the adversities made it what it is today: a wonderful resort by the sea!...


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