The Algarve: people also see it as the Costa Brava or Côte d’Azur of Portugal. And yes, it’s a very touristic region. One of which I had very limited expectations, I have to admit. But during my visit I suddenly noticed what the Algarve has to offer for people who don’t want just sun and beaches during their holiday (like me, with my transparent skin and beach-phobia). The Algarve is packed with beautiful spots and interesting history. Here are the five experience you can’t miss!