One of the cities that has shown the greatest development in tourism in recent years due to activities and events related to the sea and the development of seasonal infrastructures. If you’re a beach person and would like to enjoy the sun on a high quality sandy beach the municipality Portimão has a lot to offer, but most tourists are attracted to Praia da Rocha. Its large beach, with many rock formations, is surrounded by bars and restaurants. It is also quite a popular place for festivals and many other festivities. In the old centre of Portimão you will encounter a balanced heritage of the architecture of the late 19th and 20th century. Tourists find this city a good destination to relax, but to also enjoy the variety in environments that are found here.