A land blessed with stunning nature and a truly delightful weather, Portimão's past and history is ready for you to discover it at the city's Museum. You also must visit a variety of other interesting archaeological sites and historical monuments, that no one should miss. From a cultural and artistic point of view, Portimão offers different exhibitions, shows and plays such as the ones performed at TEMPO - Portimão's Municipal Theatre.
Also year-round activities attract sports lovers, from golf to cycling, beach soccer, horse riding or even rhytmic gymnastics. Its natural conditions also attract major competitions in water sports such as power boat, sailin, kitesurfing, among others. And for those of love the thrill of speed, the Algarve International Motor Racing Circuit is the perfect stage for motor sports competitions.

Portimão is also a unique gateway to the Algarve, the world's most famous southern region of Portugal; a picturesque seaside destination in the Old Continent. Loose yourself in the scents of our delicious gastronomy, one of our nationla heritages, and on the contagious rhythms of the Portimão's night.

Tourist attractions, venues and activities

Portimão offers 3 casinos, 35 golf fields (awarded Golf Destination of the Year 2006), Moto Racing Circuit, beaches, aquatic parks, zoo, museum, theatre, gastronomy festivals.

There are several possibilities you can check on the Tourism Office in Portimão.

Tourist Info
Local Population: 55.000
Time (GMT+/-): 0
First language:
Portuguese
Second language:  
Currency:
EURO
Banking hours (morning): From 8 to
Banking hours (afternoon): From to 15
Credit cards: Yes
Accepts Travellers Cheques: No
Shopping hours (morning): From 9:30 to 13
Shopping hours (afternoon): From 15 to 19
Public holidays: 1 JAN, 31 MAR, 25 ABR, 1 MAY, 10 JUN, 15 AGO, 8 DEC, 11 DEC, 25 DEC
Shops are open on Saturdays: Yes
Shops are open on Sundays: No

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