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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!

Excursion to Praia do Cabeço

Monday, 20 April 2015 | Nature
Excursion to Praia do Cabeço

The beach Praia do Cabeço is situated in the Eastern Algarve between Monte Gordo and Praia Verde. End of April 2015 the beach was almost empty, locals repaired the boardwalk und we could see the traces of machines that had cleaned the fine sand to prepare the beach for the summer season. A boradwalk cr...

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Festa da Mãe Soberana

Sunday, 19 April 2015 | Culture
Festa da Mãe Soberana

The festival of Nossa Senhora da Piedade, known as Mãe Soberana (Sovereign Mother), is celebrated in Loulé for two weeks starting on Easter Sunday since more than 500 years. This festival of the local patroness of the region is considered the largest religious manifestation in Portugal south of ...

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Algarve Chefs Week 2015

Saturday, 18 April 2015 | Gastronomy
Algarve Chefs Week 2015

For the first time, this year’s Algarve Chefs Week is preceded by a series of gastronomic workshops, hosted by the 10 participating chefs. From 3pm on the afternoons of 4, 11 and 18 April, visitors to the Mercado de Loulé could learn how to make a variety of dishes based on the best Algarvean ing...

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Teresinha Landeiro in concert

Thursday, 09 April 2015 | Culture
Teresinha Landeiro in concert

Teresinha sang for the first time Fado in public when she was 12 years old at Casa de Linhares Fado Club in Lisbon and since that night she sings at several Fado club´s. In 2008, Teresinha won the first place at Concurso de Fados Amador de Odivelas and the second place at Gebaldis project “Fado do...

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