After Faro, Portimão is the second largest city in the
Algarve and the main commercial harbor.
It also has the largest sardine-fleet of Portugal and on the
boulevard, close to the ancient bridge, you can eat the best
sardines ever. Walking to the South on the Boulevard you
will encounter many small stalls selling tickets for boat
Along the coast but also up-river, all the way to Silves.
Portimão has the largest public hospital in the Algarve and
all specialists are available. A private hospital can be
found nearby in Alvor and Faro.
The center of Portimão is constantly under renovations and
all historic sites are preserved.