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Where in Europe would you go to escape midwestern winter?

Where in Europe would you go to escape midwestern winter?

Old Aug 16th, 2014, 06:44 PM
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Dfourth, can you be more specific, please, regarding towns you've stayed in? I have a big birthday coming up in mid-March and have been considering Portugal. I've never been there, southern Spain yes, but never Portugal. I'd appreciate any place you can suggest.
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Old Aug 18th, 2014, 01:01 AM
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MmePerdu, ok this link is about bicycling along the Algarve, but I think it gives you some ideas
http://www.fodors.com/community/euro...n-november.cfm
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Old Aug 19th, 2014, 10:17 PM
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I've been everywhere up and down the coast, but we always stay at the Aparthotel Jardim in Albufeira for like $30 a night with kitchen and ocean view balcony; close to shopping; 10 minute walk down (and I do mean down) to the beach; handy for daytrips all across the Algarve. Besides Albufeira, Lagos is a nice place to stay (and has a bit of life that time of year); further west down the coast there are smaller towns, all very pretty; closer to Faro there are large golf resorts; east of Faro is less set up for tourism. The towns and landscapes vary quite a lot along the coast, and some will depend on your preferred style (golf resort vs. empty tourist town vs. small & rustic).
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Old Aug 20th, 2014, 08:14 AM
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Thanks dfourth. Lagos' "bit of life" sounds better than either golf resort or empty tourist town. Is Faro itself an interesting place?
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