If you fancy spending some time in the gorgeous Portuguese region of the Algarve, Foral holidays may well be the perfect answer for you. This is a part of Portugal that is the farthest south and the coast lies on the Mediterranean Sea. Wherever your self catering accommodation in Foral, you should never be too far from the coast and all the extra fun this offers the members of your travelling party. Villas and holiday rental houses are appointed to a good standard here and are likely to offer you all of the comforts of your own home.
Your holidays in Foral are likely to reveal that this is a relatively small town, but there are a few bars and cafés to be enjoyed here. For more in the way of activities, it will be necessary to venture out into the surrounding countryside, where you will be able to enjoy the likes of swimming, jogging, lake and deep sea fishing, walking and rambling, tennis, golf and painting and photography.
If you are up for a little more in the way of sightseeing opportunities on your holidays in Foral, head directly south to the fascinating town of Albufeira. This is a particularly busy resort on the Algarve, and as such, offers numerous facilities and attractions for you. The Old Town is just begging for your exploration and it is nice to stop off in one of the quaint cafés here to take in the old world ambiance. You will also get the chance to view a small part of the old Castle Wall, as well as other architectural attractions such as Sant’Ana Church, Misericordia Chapel and The Clock Tower. Shopping is fabulous in this Portuguese town and the bars and restaurants require some checking-out too.
The Mediterranean climate is always one of the most sought after for any holidays and when you stay in self catering accommodation in Foral, you’ll be pleased to learn that this is the type of weather you can expect. Summer temperatures will often reach the high twenties degrees Celsius. Winters are milder than back in the UK - averaging at around 11 degrees Celsius. Rainfall is around 21 inches per year.
In order to make the most of your holidays in Foral, it is necessary to book your flights to and from Faro International Airport (FAO). This airport is a couple of hours’ drive to the south-east of Foral. There are a number of airports in the UK where you can fly to Faro and these include London Stansted (STN), Luton (LTN), Liverpool (LPL), East Midlands (EMA) and Birmingham (BHX). Choose between a number of airlines, with the best services being offered through British Airways and Tap Air Portugal. Services are also offered through Ryanair, easyJet and BMI Baby.