Portimao

A picturesque port town, popular for its charming old town and spectacular sandy beaches.

Portimao is a town and a municipality in the district of Faro, in the Algarve region of southern Portugal. It was formerly known as Vila Nova de Portimao. In 1924, it was incorporated as a cidade and became known merely as Portimao. Historically a fishing and shipbuilding centre, it has nonetheless developed into a strong tourist centre oriented along its beaches and southern coast. The two most populous towns in the Algarve are Portimao and Faro. Being located on the South coast of Portugal, Portimao is well known in the sailing world for being an ideal location for sailing on the Atlantic Ocean, boasting much calmer seas and weather conditions than the Western coastline.
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