Flower Torches Festival in São Brás de Alportel
Easter is coming and there are several interesting events to attend in the Algarve. Why not take yor family and go see the Flower Torches Festival in São Brás de Alportel on 21st April – a very beautiful Easter Sunday tradition where the streets are lined with red carpets and flowers, the parade starts from the church and people carry stunning...
Easter in Algarve
If you are spending the Easter Season in the Algarve here are some facts and traditions you might want to know.
On Easter Sunday, these are some of the things on the menu: lamb, beans flavoured with mint, and homemade sausages, followed by folar (traditional Easter bread) and almonds. Philharmonic music bands accompany the religious...
Carnival in the Algarve
If you are in the Algarve, at this time of year you should not miss the Carnival that is celebrated all over the country. In the area of the Algarve the Carnival of Loulé, that this year was inspired by the web summit, stands out being one of the largest in the Portugal. Here you can be sure to see well-known faces of world politics as well as Brazilian...
Village of Dreams - It´s Christmas!
The "Village of Dreams", which already in 2015 and 2016 made the children´s delights, is back in the centre of Loulé. It is a recreation of a Christmas village that is part of the children´s imagination and it is inaugurated in December. It is divided into four distinct areas: the North Pole (Cerca do Convento), the South Pole (Largo de S. Francisco),...
In November the Algarve host the LUZA Festival, an innovative event for the region , which will host national and international artists, the raw material of their work is the light. LUZA aims to promote the culture, customs and traditions of the Algarve region, as well as encourage the young Portuguese artiststo show their talent to the world through...
St Martin’s Fair in Portimão
A celebration that dates back to 1662, the St. Martin´s fair is being held in Portimão until the 18th November. Here you can discover hundreds of stalls with traditional food on sale, such as seasonal chestnuts, portuguese delicacies, popcorn, hotdogs and many others. You can also find beautiful jewellery, toys, clothes and much more. Many fair rides...
Noite Branca (White Night)
On the last Saturday of August the white colour invades the city of Loulé in what is the official farewell party of the Algarve´s hot summer - the Noite Branca.
This is the first event of the kind in Portugal and it aims to provide the visitors a unique and unforgettable cultural and entertainment programme but, above all, moments of pure pleasure...
The FIESA Festival
Sand City is the largest sand sculpture exhibition in the world and it hosts the FIESA International Sand Sculpture Festival. Every year, a group of talented sculptors, from various parts of the world and experts in the art of sand sculpting, join to give shape to fourty-five thousand tons of sand, in an area of fifteen thousand square meters. An exclusive...
Popular Saints of Quarteira
The popular Marches parade is one of the most typical and characteristic events in the city of Quarteira and will take place on the 23rd and 28th June. The popular Saints of Quarteira attracts lots of people to the beach promenade, to aprecciate the costumes, the music and the choreography of the participating groups. In the three days of festivities - Santo...
Festival MED 2017
From 29 June to 02 July, Loulé is once more hosting, the most important event related to music in the Algarve region and one of the biggest world music festivals in Europe, but including other cultural manifestations in its programme such as plastic arts, crafts food, films, poetry, conferences, theatre or street entertainment. In this 14th edition of...
Culture and events
During the summer month there are many cultural events, concerts and festivals in Algarve. Would you like to visit the seafood festival in Olhão or go to a concert in a warm summer night? We will keep you informed about future events and can take you there.