Example sentences for: algarve

How can you use “algarve” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In the Algarve, dinghies and sailing instruction are available at Praia de Luz, Quinta do Lago, and Portimão.

  • The Moorish tradition of producing cooking utensils from beaten metal is maintained in the town of Loulé, in the Algarve.

  • However, by 1249 Faro and the western Algarve were retaken under King Afonso III, completing the Reconquest.

  • Prince Henry the Navigator established his legendary Navigation School along Portugal’s southern coast (financing expeditions with royalties from the Algarve fishing industry), and intrepid explorers set out in caravels from Lagos and Sagres.

  • Despite the region’s ancient roots, few historic monuments survive from before 1755, when the Algarve was rocked by a monumental earthquake that took thousands of lives and leveled buildings as far north as Lisbon.


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