Weather Averages for Alvor in October
Averages for Alvor in October
You can still catch the remainders of summer in October in Alvor. The temperature here is slowly getting colder but still averages at a mild 19°C, or 66°F. It can also rise up to 23°C, or 73°F and drop to 14°C, or 57°F.
One of the best places to stay in while you are in Alvor is Dunas. It boasts spacious and clean rooms, excellent staff service and close proximity to the shopping centres, restaurant and the beach.
You need not spend a lot of money to make your trip here worthwhile. Strolling around the cobbled streets will allow you to soak up the sights, with the historic sites and buildings and ornate churches that date back as late as the 16th Century. Local fishermen can be seen taking their boats out to sea from the beaches too.
You can also rent a bicycle to navigate your way around this small, charming town. Alvor boasts many quaint, narrow streets to wander.
If you are in the Praia da Rocha beach area, a trip down the hill will take you to Portimao Marina. There are some boats you can rent. If you want a different watery ambience, you can always check out the river front.
Portimao is a nice place to shop for leather. This is one of the main industries here, aside from fishing.
Local flea markets are also well worth a visit. There is a flea market held in Ferragudo every second Sunday of the month and another in Lagoa every 4th Sunday of the month.