Lagos is an idyllic seaside town on the southwestern coast of Portugal that’s big on coastal beauty. Right on its doorstep are golden stretches of sand with rugged limestone cliffs, which meet the light and deep-blue shades of the Atlantic. But a visit to this town is not just for beach lovers looking for a scenic escape, as the Old Town offers atmospheric walks through its Portuguese pavements. A trip further up the verdant hills above the town introduce you to excellent vineyards and wineries.

    Whether you’re a couple or a family with kids in tow, Lagos offers plenty of options for either fun, pleasure or solitude. From kayaking along the coast and hopping on the tourist train to sipping wines and taking in dramatic sunsets with towering sea stacks in view, a trip to Lagos promises a full album of vivid memories.

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