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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!

Noite Branca 2015 in Loulé

Saturday, 29 August 2015 | Event
Noite Branca 2015 in Loulé

The White Night  brings a special ambience to the city on August 29, 2015, when the city is celebrating the end of the Algarvian summer. A great night of partying in the streets of the city center, which has been decorated in white and all visitors to the event are asked to dress in white. Bands, juggler...

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Say no to oil drilling in the Algarve

Wednesday, 19 August 2015 | Nature
Say no to oil drilling in the Algarve

We have been informed by the ASMAA - Algarve Surf and Marine Activities Association that the consortium Partex/Repsol will start its first exploratory drillings in the Algarve Basin already in October 2015 - foreshore at only 8 kilometres from the coast. ASMAA was officially registered on 3 December 2012 a...

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Carob harvest

Sunday, 02 August 2015 | Nature
Carob harvest

Due to the extremely hot summer 2015 the harvest of Alfarroba, the fruit of the carob tree, started already end of July in most areas of the Barrocal region , the fertile landscape between the coast of the Algarve and the mountainous Serra. Harvesting is a cumbersome work: this most labour-intensive part o...

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