Lagoa Wine Experiences 2022 edition happens this weekend
May27

Lagoa Wine Experiences 2022 edition happens this weekend

First session of Lagoa Wine Experiences 2022 will happen this weekend – May 27, 2022 Lagoa Wine Experiences, an event held for the first time in 2021 which opened the doors of local wine estates to wine lovers, is returning this year with its first session taking place on Saturday, May 28, between 10.30am and 6pm. Participants will meet at the Carlos do Carmo auditorium from where they will be taken to the Quinta dos Vales wine estate...

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International Rhythmic Gymnastics Tournament in Portimão started today
May24

International Rhythmic Gymnastics Tournament in Portimão started today

The competition precedes the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup due to happen on May 27, 28 and 29 at the Portimão Arena – May 24, 2022 The 29th edition of the Portimão International Rhythmic Gymnastics Tournament started this Tuesday at the Portimão Arena, preceding the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup, which will take place this weekend, May 27 to 29, and offers the opportunity for younger gymnasts to compete in the same...

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Lagoa Wines shine at Wine Cities Competition
May16

Lagoa Wines shine at Wine Cities Competition

ARVAD Wines’ “Touriga Nacional” and Quinta dos Vales’ Marquês  dos Vales Grande Escolha, both produced in Lagoa, were awarded the Grande Medalha de Ouro (Grand Gold Medal) and the Medalha de Ouro (Gold Medal) at the Wine Cities Competition (Concurso Cidades do Vinho) – May 16, 2022 The event was held between May 5 and 8 at Setúbal’s Hotel and Tourism School and included a 30-strong jury of experts tasting 346...

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Algarve to host its second Swimrun competition, this time in Lagoa
May03

Algarve to host its second Swimrun competition, this time in Lagoa

Lagoa Swimrun will take place throughout the Seven Hanging Valleys Trail – May 3, 2022 On May 8,  Swimrun Portugal is returning to the Algarve for its second year, this time in Lagoa, kickstarting the sports season. The global phenomenon of Swimrun already counts more than 700 races in various European countries, with more than 8,000 “finishers”. The sport started in Sweden in 2006 with the “Otillo” race...

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Silves Castle awarded with “Regional 5 Stars Award”
May03

Silves Castle awarded with “Regional 5 Stars Award”

The iconic structure joins seven others in the region distinguished with this award – May 3, 2022 Silves’s Castle received once again the “Regional 5 Stars Award” in the category “National Monuments”, being one of the seven icons selected for the Algarve region, alongside the Cataplana dish, the Algarve orange, the region of Estoi, the Ria Formosa Natural Park, Praia da Rocha Beach and the Monchique hills. “It’s a great pride to have...

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New four-star boutique hotel opened in Monchique
May03

New four-star boutique hotel opened in Monchique

The new four-star boutique hotel in Monchique has already been recommended by the prestigious Condé Nast guide – May 3, 2022 Former D. Carlos Regis Hotel becomes Pure Monchique Hotel, a four-star boutique hotel promising to create a “paradise between the mountains and the sea”. Pure Monchique Hotel is set within the small beauty spot of Caldas de Monchique and is one of the four hotels that are part of the Villa Termal Caldas de...

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Portimão welcomes 22nd edition of the Algarve’s leading Photography Race
Apr27

Portimão welcomes 22nd edition of the Algarve’s leading Photography Race

The 22nd edition of Portimão’s Photography Race happens this May – April 27, 2022 This 22nd edition of the Photography Race in the Algarve marks the return of the pre-Covid format of the competition whilst maintaining the online format introduced two years ago. The traditional competition created by the municipality of Portimão is considered to be one of the most important competitions of the kind south of the Tejo River, in...

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Portimão’s rehabilitated fish market will reopen for ‘Freedom Day’ commemorations
Apr22

Portimão’s rehabilitated fish market will reopen for ‘Freedom Day’ commemorations

Portimão’s first power station was built in 1916 and later became a fish market. Now, after renovation works, it will reopen to the public for the ‘Freedom Day’ celebrations of April 25 – April 22, 2022 The official inauguration of Portimão’s revamped fish market, commonly referred to as the ‘Lota’, will be the highlight of the town’s ‘Freedom Day’ celebrations on Monday, April 25. The ceremony is scheduled for 10.30am at the...

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