Tag Archives: days out

The local Magusto Fair in Alferce

We have a bit of a joke running with friends who took us to visit the quaint village of Alferce near Monchique … that no-one actually lives there! It’s a tiny village, with a population, according to Wiki, of 441 people in … Continue reading

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SisterMAG in the Monchique

If you were in Monchique recently – and saw a film crew, camera crew and a cute little black dog sampling the local culinary delights .. that was probably us entertaining the delightful crew from the German magazine sisterMAG We … Continue reading

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Flea Market in Ferragudo

We have to admit that we’re not exactly big fans of the monthly flea markets that pop up across the Algarve – our local one in Ferragudo comes round with amazing regularity on the second Sunday of each month – … Continue reading

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Silves Medieval Fair 2016 in pictures

The town of Silves was once more transformed into a Medieval Wonderland for ten days and we were there to take some shots for you all to enjoy again this year… Many of you will know that this is one … Continue reading

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The new Explore Algarve app hits the heights

We are delighted to be able to introduce you to a fabulous new app that is taking the Algarve by storm – it’s the new Explore Algarve app and we can highly recommend it! We decided to contact the owner … Continue reading

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Shiny Chrome and Big Beards descend on Faro

We’ve heard lots about the Moto Clube Faro and their annual Motorcycle meeting in Faro, but we’ve never managed to get there yet! The main event is hosted in an open arena area on the outskirts Faro, complete with camping, … Continue reading

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The Candlelit market returns to Lagoa

This atmospheric event by candlelight is back – and highly recommended. The ‘Mercado de Culturas – à Luz das Velas’ or ‘Cultural Market by Candlelight’ is back in Lagoa until Sunday 10th July and it is well worth a visit … Continue reading

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Exploring the West Coast Beaches of the Algarve

We have a secret to share with you! When it all gets too hot and too much in the Algarve .. we sneak off in the car with a picnic and our cameras and we head west. The beaches on … Continue reading

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Easter Fair in Ferragudo

Easter in the Algarve is often a gentle affair – and the first Easter fair to be held in Ferragudo reflects this – it’s full of homemade goods and crafts and pretty gifts. The ‘Mercadinho de Páscoa’ can be found … Continue reading

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Classic Cars in abundance

The monthly meeting of the classic cars in Armação de Pêra takes place on the 1st Sunday of each month from 10am to 1pm, and this event seems to grow in popularity each month. It’s easy to find if you … Continue reading

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