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Centro Historico de Albufeira

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Address: Albufeira, Portugal
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nice place if you keep away from mainstreet

keep away from the mainstreet - it is crazy - maby great if you want to party and just have fun. Try the small roads and smalle cafe´s and restaurant - you can find some very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Bishop Auckland
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Albufeira is a tourist destination that offers something for everyone. The Strip that is popular with the younger tourist has bars and restaurants galore. You can eat food from all parts of the world and If drinking and dancing are your thing you will love it here. The old town is a beautiful contrast to the Strip. There are cobbled... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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keep away from the mainstreet - it is crazy - maby great if you want to party and just have fun. Try the small roads and smalle cafe´s and restaurant - you can find some very good restaurants there. Nice atmosphere and great view over the beach - try the escalator viewing over the sea

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A city of tourism which gave up it's life to tourist restaurants, gimmicks. Gelato, and bars. Don't come here if you want to find The Algave, but if you are on a budget, Love the bar scene, inexpensive beer, drinks and if you are looking for that one night romance, this is your place! If you are on a budget,... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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From Oura Beach resort walked to the old centre of Albufeira. It's a walk of around 15 minutes till you reach the escalators to the main square in front of the beach. Much life with little stores restaurants bars and for everybody there is something. Toke a taxi back to oura for 4 euros. Great time exploring the little old... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

spent several hours walking around this old town, girlfriend went into EVERY shop at least several times and even on our last visit before flying home we still found places, please do not stick to the main streets you wont be disappointed.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pretty little place and well worth a visit if you are not actually staying right on the doorstep. There's plenty of history if you are interested as some parts of the town are kept as they have been for years. The streets are beautiful limestone and granite mosaics with bars and restaurants everywhere. We've been here before... More 

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Nice place to visit, plenty to see.weather hot loads of eateries lots of nick nack shops don't forget your camera.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed and I would highly recommend it and am looking forward to visit here again soon.😀👏👌

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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All fake tourist trap. May be your thing if you are out for shopping at double prices than elsewhere.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Slightly disappointed with the old Square on this visit because most of it was in the process of being renovated. I realise they have to do these upgrades at some point in the year and usually in the quiet period before high season but still a bit disheartening and we didn’t get to see the puppeteer (but it might have... More 

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