Portimão cancels sardine festival but promises plenty of fun for all
Aug03

Portimão cancels sardine festival but promises plenty of fun for all

For the second year straight, Portimão’s Sardine Festival will not be held due to the pandemic. However, the town will still pay homage to its favourite fish by organising five concerts with popular Portuguese artists between August 4 and 8 at the town’s riverside. “As the pandemic still doesn’t allow the full return of the Sardine Festival, Portimão Council is organising these concerts for the whole family, where all sanitary...

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Silves Medieval promises performances, medieval cuisine, more
Aug03

Silves Medieval promises performances, medieval cuisine, more

Taking place until August 22, the event will feature a series of night-time performances and see the town’s streets decorated to look like they did in the Middle Ages, for a new, “more restrained” version of the town’s hugely popular medieval fair. Over 30 local restaurants have also joined the event and will be including a “medieval dish” on their menu, which can be a snack, a dessert or a full meal. There will be entertainment every...

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Amendoeira Golf Resort to host EGA European Championship
Aug03

Amendoeira Golf Resort to host EGA European Championship

The Algarve’s stunning Amendoeira Golf Resort is to host the European Golf Associations (EGA) European Championship for Golfers with Disability on 21-24 August for the first time. The championship, which is in its 18th year, is approved by the EGA and run by the European Disabled Golf Association (EDGA). It will see 80 players descend on Amendoeira’s sun-kissed O’Connor Jnr Course, ready to compete in a range of events, including...

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The Iberian tour
Aug01

The Iberian tour

This summer, 30 super sports cars toured Costa del Sol and the Algarve The leading sports car owners’ community in Europe, sponsored by Mercedes-AMG, celebrated its last tour of the season, touring the best of the Costa del Sol and the Algarve. An entire and exclusive day at the Portimão Circuit was the culmination of a tour “full of emotion and premium lifestyle”. The Iberian Tour focused on a small group of participants with a very...

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Portimão outdoor exhibition explores history of arts, crafts and jobs
Jul22

Portimão outdoor exhibition explores history of arts, crafts and jobs

Saturday (July 24) will mark the opening of a photography exhibition showcasing the “history of the arts, crafts and professions of Portimão” at the town’s riverside square Praça Manuel Teixeira Gomes. The exhibition has been put together by the Grupo de Amigos do Museu de Portimão (Friends of Portimão Museum, or GAMP) with the support of the local council, the parish council and Portimão Museum It is the fifth outdoor exhibition...

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