Tag Archives: Lagoa

Christmas is coming to a market near you!

It’s time for the Christmas markets to begin .. time to dust off the tinsel, unpack the shiny gifts and wonderful home-made crafts and products .. and set up a stall at one of the many fairs that are advertised … 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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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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The 7 day holiday guide to the Algarve

“A good holiday is one spent among people whose notions of time are vaguer than yours” John B. Priestly. We have had friends and family staying with us in recent weeks, and it is a time of exploring the area … Continue reading

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A Convent Moment

“The way of architecture is the quiet voice that underlies it and has guided it from the beginning” Arthur Erickson.  Well the plan was to go to Lagoa and find the lovely main church which according to the pictures had … Continue reading

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Fatacil Fatigue

“Business today consists in persuading crowds” T.S.Eliot.  Well this may not be a popular post today! Usually a visit to the Fatacil at Lagoa municipal ground (which runs this year until Sun 28th August) is one of the highlights of … Continue reading

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