The days of having to commute to Dublin and Shannon to fly to Europe are long gone for those people living on Ireland's west coast. Knock airport offers a lot of great destinations in the UK and Europe and Ryanair fly direct to Faro from here. We give you tips on how to book great holidays from Knock to Portugal.
Faro is located in the Algarve and is situated among some of the finest scenery in the whole of the Iberian peninsula. This part of the world is blessed with gorgeous sunshine for most of the year and has plenty of beaches where you can make the most of it.
However, should you wish to escape the more touristy coast then all you need do is head inland and discover some beautiful villages and towns. Here you can experience a more authentic Portuguese ambience in the local cafes and bars. Colourful homes dot the countryside and the old Portuguese architecture is pleasing on the eye.
The Algarve also offers a lot of sporty pursuits if you are feeling the need for a holiday workout. It is home to some amazing, world-class golf courses and all with their own unique and individual challenges. Fishing is also a must here and you can choose between marlin, tuna, shark and many more types of fish off the coast of Portugal.
Ryanair have specials on their website and very often it is possible to book flights from Knock to Faro for around €30 one-way. Visit ryanair.com regularly to make sure you spot these deals as they become available. This way you can get great holidays from Knock to Portugal and back for just €60 round trip.