Frequent question: Where should I go for Christmas in Portugal?

Which part of Portugal is best for holiday?

Here are some of Portugal’s most popular holiday destinations.

  • Albufeira. Considered to be the Gateway to the Algarve, Albufeira caters both for those looking for a lively holiday and those who are after a more sedate break. …
  • Loule. …
  • Tavira. …
  • Alvor. …
  • Praia da Luz. …
  • Lagos. …
  • Praia del Rey. …
  • Lisbon.

Is Christmas a good time to visit Portugal?

Christmas is coming and Portugal is in full festive swing, with brightly lit towns and cities, fairs popping up everywhere and parties on the agenda. Before the holidays arrive, however, it is a quiet month, ideal for exploring hotspots that get crowded in sunnier months and taking advantage of low-season deals.

What is the rainy season in Portugal?

Portugal’s rainy season begins in November and December, meaning fewer sunny days, but the country still experiences more sun than rain and warmer temperatures than much of Europe. The Algarve usually remains especially pleasant and sunny and can attract European visitors looking for a winter getaway.

Can you swim in Portugal in December?

The water temperature in Faro (Algarve) in december is cool. Swimming in december on the beaches of Faro (Algarve) is possible but the sea water is cool. So even though the sea temperature sometimes climbs to 65°F, it can also be as low as 62°F!

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