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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!

Early morning stroll in the Barrocal

After some warmer days end of March 2016 the nature of the Barrocal landscape has fully unfold. Our way goes through a brushy area, a kind of macchia with cistus and wild pistacia plants and other shrubs – an ideal territory for brown hares and other smaller animals and an exciting sniffle experience fo...

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Festa pequena da Mãe Soberana

Sunday, 27 March 2016 | Culture
Festa pequena da Mãe Soberana

For more than 500 years, the festival of Nossa Senhora da Piedade, the patroness of Loulé, known as Mãe Soberana (Sovereign Mother), has been celebrated in Loulé for two weeks starting on Easter Sunday.  This festival of the local patroness of the region is considered the largest rel...

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Parque Ribeirinho de Faro

Sunday, 20 March 2016 | Excursion
Parque Ribeirinho de Faro

The park at the western border of Faro stretches between a small branch of the Ria Formosa and the single lane railway of the Linha do Algarve, that connects Lagos in the western Algarve with Vila Real de Santo António on the border with Spain. The area has been opened to the public as a leisure park i...

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Next step to consolidate the banking sector in Portugal?

According to actual press publications the Spanish Caixabank and the financial investor Santoro from Angola have agreed on a price for the 18% shares in BPI currently held by Santoro. Santoro Finance Prestação de Serviços, SA is a company controlled by Isabel dos Santos, the eldest daught...

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Algarve Sketches

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 | Culture
Algarve Sketches

Over one hundred people attended the "Algarve Sketches" exhibition opening which took place in the Event Room of "Centro   Work & Event Space" in Lagos last Saturday. The event intended to display the artwork of several members of the Urban Sketchers Algarve group and to brin...

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Rotary International Almancil

Tuesday, 15 March 2016 | Charity
Rotary International Almancil

The first Rotary Fellowship Congress – Portugal, organized by the Rotary Clubs of Almancil and Leiria, will take place in the Algarve from April 28 to May 1. Rotarians from Portugal and all over the world are invited together with their guests. Programme: Thursday 28th April: Full day tour to t...

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Inauguration of Marcelo Sousa

Friday, 11 March 2016 | Politics
Inauguration of Marcelo Sousa

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa had been elected on January 24, 2016 with the absolute majority of votes already in the first run. On March 9 he succeeded on Aníbal Cavaco Silva, who had to quit after two periods. The inauguration ceremony was attended by several chiefs of state and numerous guest of honour. ...

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23. Algarve Cup 2016

Thursday, 10 March 2016 | Sport
23. Algarve Cup 2016

The Algarve Cup is a global invitational tournament for national teams in women’s football (soccer). Held annually in the Algarve region of Portugal since 1994, it is one of the most prestigious women’s football events. - See more at: http://www.womenssoccerunited.com/groups/algarve-cup/#sthash.EZ...

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