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, Vila do Bispo, Lagos, Portimão, Monchique, Lagoa, Silves, Albufeira, Loulé, São Brás de Alportel and Tavira.
Participants receive access to the full route course using the passport, which offers different menus and options, such as the Petisco Menu (tapas and a drink) for €4 and the Dessert Menu (dessert and a drink) for €2.50.
“The more tapas participants try, the more stamps they collect and the more chances they get to win prizes,” says Teia D’Impulsos, the association that organisers the event.
There are also other routes to explore, such as the World Route, which offers typical dishes from other countries such as Cape Verde, Argentina, Peru, Mexico, Turkey, India, Thailand, China, or Japan.
This year’s edition also includes a Vegetarian Option, with 15 establishments serving vegetarian dishes.
The passport can be purchased at the following establishments: Espaço Raiz, Portimão; Parish Council of Odeceixe; Parish Council of Vila do Bispo; Cultural Centre of Vila do Bispo; Lagos City Hall; Parish Council of Alvor; Tourist Information Office Portimão; Municipal Council of Monchique; Silves Archaeological Museum; Albufeira City Hall; Gama Lobo’s Palace, Loulé; Tavira City Hall.
For more information about the event, visit Rota do Petisco‘s website.