Portimão is the second biggest city in the , , and famous for its fresh fish restaurants, grilled sardines being the most famous dish. One of the most well known beaches in the Algarve, Rocha "Rocky Beach", is very close to Portimao, and there are numerous others nearby.

Notable Places in the Area

Portimão Airport is a small airport in Montes de Alvor, near the city of Portimão in , . is situated 4½ km west of Portimão. Photo: BabyNuke, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a beach and built up area on the in the southern section of the concelho of Portimão, , southern . is situated 2½ km south of Portimão. Photo: Threeohsix, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is the current stadium of Portimonense S.C.. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a town and a former civil parish in the municipality of Lagoa, Portugal. is situated 2 km east of Portimão. Photo: Pacanherros, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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