"Almond trees" Lagos Off The Beaten Path Tip by acilina

Lagos Off The Beaten Path: 10 reviews and 13 photos


I'm going to show you some aspects of Algarve life, that tourists generally don't see...

It's in February that the almonds trees are all coverd with little white flowers. The legend says that in old times a mourish king married a princess from the north of Europe. After some time the princess was homesick
because she would like to see the snow. As in Algarve doesn't snow, the king order a large plantation of almond trees that, in winter, turned the land white with its flowers...

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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