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Burgau located in the region of Algarve, municipality of Vila do Bispo was a fishing village, now living mainly on tourism. Its most important attraction is the small beach of Praia de Burgau surrounded by hills that protect this beach from the frequent strong wind characteristic of Barlavento. There is a hotel in this town and a large number of small apartments that can be rented during the summer. The village has an approximate resident population of 450 inhabitants. In 2010, Burgau was voted by readers of the Lonely Planet as the "quaintest beachside village" in Europe.AttractionsThe beach Praia de Burgau is the most famous attraction because of its size and climate in the region. Around the area, people can walk in the fields belonging to the protected area and appreciate the natural landscape of Barlavento Algarvio. There is also a large presence of people during the night, especially in the summer (June to September) due to its Bars and cafes creating big movement on the most important streets. During the Winter and Spring season, it still remains a paradise but a quiet one.Burgau is in Faro District. Use our Portugal vacation planner to arrange the details of your trip to Burgau and other destinations.
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