Silves Orange Festival returns this February for its seventh edition
Jan19

Silves Orange Festival returns this February for its seventh edition

“Orange Flavoured Weekend” returns to Silves in recognition of the region’s reigning fruit – January 19, 2023 The city of Silves is hosting the seventh edition of the “Fim de Semana com Sabor a Laranja” (Orange Flavoured Weekend), between February 10 and 12. The three days will be entirely dedicated to gastronomy made using the queen of the orchard, highlighting the unique quality of oranges and other citrus fruits produced in...

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Lagoa Street Artist Huariu running for International Award
Jan19

Lagoa Street Artist Huariu running for International Award

Algarve street artist Huariu (Stephen Jones) is currently in the running to win an international award for a mural he painted in Cambre, Spain in July 2022 – January 19, 2023 The impressive mural, which depicts a child with a butterfly on her shoulder, is nominated for the ‘Best of 2022’ award organised by online platform Street Art Cities. The award aims to single out the best out of 100 graffiti nominated around the world....

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Portimão will host the first-ever Art Expo Algarve this February
Jan17

Portimão will host the first-ever Art Expo Algarve this February

The event will bring together over 150 national and international artists from painters and digital artists to mixed-media creatives, photographers and more – January 17, 2023 The first Art Expo Algarve, an art exhibition which will bring together over 150 national and international artists together under the same roof, will be held for the first time between February 10 and 12 at the Portimão Arena. The event is organised by a group...

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Monchique promoted in international campaign
Dec12

Monchique promoted in international campaign

“Let Monchique guide your adventure” is the motto of the new Algarve Tourism campaign aimed at every type of traveller – December 12, 2022 The Algarve Tourism Association (ATA) has launched a new promotional campaign inviting tourists to discover Monchique. With the motto, “Let Monchique guide your adventure”, it challenges visitors to explore the various experiences the destination offers for every type of traveller. The campaign...

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Lagoa is the “best municipality to live in Portugal”, according to study
Dec09

Lagoa is the “best municipality to live in Portugal”, according to study

Lagoa, the place to be – December 9, 2022 Lagoa is hoping to attract a new wave of investors and residents after being named the “best municipality to live in Portugal” in a study carried out by the Institute of Behavioural Technology (INTEC). The study, entitled ‘A Qualidade de Vida nos Melhores Municípios para Viver’ (Quality of Life in the Best Municipalities to Live), was open to all municipalities in Portugal that wanted to take...

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Grab your tickets for October’s Lagoa Wine Experiences
Sep21

Grab your tickets for October’s Lagoa Wine Experiences

Enjoy a day’s programme full of wine tastings and friendly company – September 21, 2022 The 6th session of the Lagoa Wine Experiences happens next month with a set of unique initiatives. Participants will meet at 10.30am at the Carlos do Carmo auditorium (Lagoa) from where they will be taken to Única – Adega Cooperativa do Algarve, a place with a rich history in the region’s wine sector. A wine tasting session will be held...

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Portimão Market opens the Algarve’s first “presuntaria”
Sep05

Portimão Market opens the Algarve’s first “presuntaria”

The new shop offers a selection of cured hams, Portuguese wines and small delicacies to please the most demanding palates – September 5, 2022 Located inside Portimão’s Municipal Market, the Presuntaria do Mercado opened its doors to the public in August. The gourmet shop is the first of its kind in the region, focusing on serving top-quality, 100% acorn-fed Iberian ham sliced using a special Beher knife, Spain’s leading cured ham...

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How a regional winery in Lagoa embraces tradition to produce great results
Aug22

How a regional winery in Lagoa embraces tradition to produce great results

Since 2011, Monte de Salicos has produced 20,000 bottles of Red, White and Rosé wine annually, using tried and tested methods – August 22, 2022 Between Carvoeiro beach and the town of Lagoa, Monte de Salicos (MDS), a 13-hectare property, has been cultivated since the 18th century. It has been in the hands of the Cabrita family for at least five generations and, in 1999, António Cabrita, a local doctor from and now co-owner, planted...

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