• Alvor

  • Municipality in Portugal Alvor is a seaside holiday and fishing town in the Algarve, the southernmost region of Portugal.

  • The 16th-century Igreja Matriz church towers over the old town and the 3 Islamic holy sites (morabitos) are reminiscent of the region's Moorish heritage.

  • Alvor is one of the most beautiful holiday resorts in the Algarve and is the ideal holiday destination for a relaxing beach holiday. Alvor used to be a fortified city with a fishing port, but has gradually turned into a charming holiday town.

  • The city is located in the mouth of the Alvor River near the protected marshland of the Ria de Alvor Nature Reserve. To the south is Praia do Alvor, one of the largest sandy beaches in the Algarve. Alvor is a charming town with a typical Portuguese appearance: traditional whitewashed houses, narrow cobblestone streets and small fishing boats on the river bank.

  • Almost everything on a holiday in Alvor revolves around the dreamlike beach. However, the region offers many other attractions, such as the lively Praia da Rocha beach resort, the old town of Portimão and the famous water parks of the Algarve. Alvar is the ideal destination for your next vacation. In this guide we give you an overview of the region.