LISBOA & ALGARVE if you're dreaming about your next trip to europe, come and discover lisboa, a historical city full of stories to tell, where the sun shines 290 days a year and the temperature rarely drops below 15ºc. discover a city full of authenticity where old customs and ancient history intermix with cultural entertainment and hi-tech innovation. ita was in algarve that, in the 15th century, the portuguese set off on the epic journey that led them to discover other peoples and cultures. sandy stretches as far as the eye can see, framed by golden cliffs, virtually deserted islands marking the boundary between ria formosa and the sea, and small coves sheltered by the rocks. the ocean, in every shade of blue and mostly calm and warm, invites you for long swims and to indulge in water sports and family splashes.