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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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Spring Garden Fair in Silves

The Mediterranean Gardening Association’s ‘Spring Garden Fair’ was held on Saturday 5th March and we went along to see what it was all about! The event was held at the very pretty and idyllic Quinta da Figueirinha on the edge of … Continue reading

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Armação de Pêra Carnival hits town

Today was the turn of Armação de Pêra to host the first of its two Carnaval parades – and naturally we were there to capture the event for you .. and catch up with some friendly parrots along the way … … Continue reading

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Football, Sausages, Chocolate and Carnival

Well it’s not every day you can type all of those things together in a headline! There are some exciting things in the diary for the next few weeks in the Algarve, so we thought we would share some of … Continue reading

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The unspoilt village of Alte

Where can you go to feed the ducks and wander around a pretty little village enjoying the sights away from the coastal resorts of the Algarve? The unspoilt village of Alte is less than 30km from the coast, and yet … Continue reading

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Silves Medieval Fair 2015

It’s that time of year again – when the town of Silves is transformed into a 12th Century Medieval wonderland … we can’t quite believe a whole year has passed since the last fair! There have been lots of posters … Continue reading

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A Cultural market lit with candles

On Sunday night we managed to make it to the last night of the Mercado de Culturas à Luz das Velas in Lagoa. This year’s theme was the Jewish Sephardic culture and the advertising claimed that 10,000 candles were going to be … Continue reading

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The 10th International Algarve Fair comes to town

This year sees the 10th International Algarve Fair to be staged at the Fatacil ground in Lagoa, and it is on this weekend – the 6th and 7th June from 11am – 7pm. Tickets cost only 3.50e for adults and … Continue reading

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Lota Cool Market in Portimão

It’s the second time this market has been launched in Portimão – and this time we managed to make it! The market focuses on contemporary handicrafts, arts and crafts, local small shops and gourmet products. There is plenty of street … Continue reading

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Virtually Ascot – it’s virtually here!

The 20th June should be a date in your diary! The first in a new theme for the Algarve, ‘Virtually There’ events will let you experience an event as if you were there! Ladies Day at Ascot is a traditionally … Continue reading

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