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Here you will find actual information about what's going on in the Algarve, including our own personal impressions and experiences. We are looking forward to your comments!

U17 Algarve Cup Final 2015

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 | Sport
U17 Algarve Cup Final 2015

A few minutes ago the defending champion Germany defeated England in the Algarve Stadium, Faro/Loulé, by 2:0 and managed to win the tournament 2015. ...

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Carnival Parade 2015 in Loulé

Sunday, 15 February 2015 | Event
Carnival Parade 2015 in Loulé

Like every year the traditional carnival parade in the centre of Loulé, the capital of carnival in the Algarve, attracted thousands of spectators from far and near. The main topics were An gela Merkel dominating Europe with her austerity prgramme and the former prime minister Socrates, prosecuted for m...

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U17 Algarve-Cup 2015 first match

Friday, 13 February 2015 | Sport
U17 Algarve-Cup 2015 first match

A few minutes ago the German team, the defending champion of 2014, won against Portugal in the Algarve Stadium by an early goal. More about this tournament: U17 Algarve-Cup 2015 ...

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IKEA retail centre

Monday, 09 February 2015 | Shopping
IKEA retail centre

The disputed project of the Swedish furniture shop to build a huge retail centre between Faro and Loulé recently made some progress. Despite of the ongoing protest of the regional retail sector the clean-up of the area near the Algarve stadium, situated in the triangle between the A22 motorway and the ...

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Snow in the Serra de Monchique

Friday, 06 February 2015 | Weather
Snow in the Serra de Monchique

The cold wave from northern directions troubling the Iberian Peninsula has also affected the sunny Algarve. The peak of the Foia in the Serra de Monchique, the highest elevation in southern Portugal, for the first time since several years registered some snow fall. We are happy to publish this photo from Febr...

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