Oktoberfest is back to Vila Vita and starts this Thursday
Sep20

Oktoberfest is back to Vila Vita and starts this Thursday

Live music, Bavarian delicacies and good beer await you at the Biergarten celebration – September 20, 2023 The annual Oktoberfest, organised by the Vila Vita Resort, is back this September to the resort’s genuine German beer garden in Porches. The event will take place between September 21 and October 8, at the Biergarten – a typical German food restaurant with authentic touches, including long benches and murals featuring scenes from...

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Grab your Tapas! Algarve’s Rota do Petisco begins this Friday!
Sep14

Grab your Tapas! Algarve’s Rota do Petisco begins this Friday!

176 establishments across the Algarve will participate in the event until October 15 – September 14, 2023 Rota do Petisco (Tapas Route), one of the most popular gastronomic events in the Algarve, is back. To participate in this exciting event, participants must purchase the event’s passport – which costs €1.50 and also serves as a guide –, and explore the 176 participating establishments‘ tapas across the region, from Aljezur,...

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Arrebita Street Food Festival brings 24 top chefs to Portimão this weekend
Sep14

Arrebita Street Food Festival brings 24 top chefs to Portimão this weekend

The Food Festival will feature an impressive lineup of 24 top chefs, each revealing their culinary secrets with show-cooking experiences – September 14, 2023 Taking place this weekend (Saturday and Sunday) at Alameda Praça da República, the Arrebita food festival will invite 24 renowned chefs to prepare a variety of delicious dishes for €6.50 each. “There is no love like the first, and how we missed Portimão, the city that gave birth...

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There is a new dining experience at Vilalara Thalassa Resort’s B&G restaurant
Sep14

There is a new dining experience at Vilalara Thalassa Resort’s B&G restaurant

From the land and the sea – September 14, 2023 | Text Beatriz Maio In an intimate and cosy atmosphere, Porches’ Vilalara Thalassa Resort welcomes guests for a unique tasting experience at the fine dining restaurant of the luxury resort which is part of the Blue & Green Hotels & Resorts chain. Overlooking the sea and with live music nights, B&G stands out from the resort’s other restaurants – Terrace Grill and...

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Algarve Racetrack hosts Le Mans finale
Sep07

Algarve Racetrack hosts Le Mans finale

The special event will feature a double round of the European Le Mans Series: the 4 Hours of Algarve and the 4 Hours of Portimão – September 7, 2023 The special event will feature a double round of the European Le Mans Series, which will be the last two races of the 2023 season: the 4 Hours of Algarve on October 20, and the 4 Hours of Portimão on October 22. Both four-hour races will take place within less than 48 hours from each...

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Lagoa’s International Guitar Festival returns this September with performances by renowned musicians all around town
Aug31

Lagoa’s International Guitar Festival returns this September with performances by renowned musicians all around town

The municipality will host emblematic guitar performances next to monuments and cultural spaces, as well as outdoor concerts in Carvoeiro’s Main Square and Estômbar’s natural park – August 31, 2023 It’s almost time for Lagoa’s International Guitar Festival, which will be held between September 9 and October 1 at a variety of venues in the municipality. In addition to ensuring a quality artistic offer, from both national and...

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Portimão’s historical centre gains new colourful life
Aug23

Portimão’s historical centre gains new colourful life

New cultural association P.O.I.S! retransformed an old grey accessible route, under the motto “Together, let’s make Portimão the coolest city in the world” – August 23, 2023 A new cultural association in Portimão has breathed new life into the ‘Rota Acessível’ (Accessible Route) on the town’s Rua Direita street by transforming it from an unremarkable grey path to a “kaleidoscope of colours.” The project, titled ‘A Rua Direita em...

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Carvoeiro’s Iconic Jazz Club Manoel’s reopens under new management
Aug18

Carvoeiro’s Iconic Jazz Club Manoel’s reopens under new management

Since its opening in 1985, the venue has been a major presence on the jazz scene in the region, welcoming famous national and international artists – August 18, 2023 Manoel’s Jazz Club, the iconic jazz venue which local musician Manuel Guerreiro opened in Monte Carvoeiro in 1985, officially reopened earlier this summer under the management of French couple Sabrina and Thomas Bourhis. The special occasion was celebrated with a...

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