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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!

Carnival in Loulé 2019: Circo Selfie

Wednesday, 27 February 2019 | Culture
Carnival in Loulé 2019: Circo Selfie

The city of Loulé is well prepared for the carnival procession 2019 with the motto "Circo Selfie" Friday, March 1st 10:00 – Children’s Carnival Sunday, March 3rd 15:00 – Carnival Parade at Avenida da Costa Mealha Monday, March 4th 15:00 –...

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Beach restaurant BJs Oceanside

Sunday, 24 February 2019 | Gastronomy
Beach restaurant BJs Oceanside

The beach restaurant BJ’s Oceanside, situated on the lagoon and beach of Almargem between Quarteira and Vale do Lobo, is one of the few restaurants on the Algarve coast maintaining their traditional look and feel for many years. It’s very popular with dog owners, walking their dogs on the beaches ...

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Silves - Capital da Laranja

Sunday, 17 February 2019 | Exhibition
Silves - Capital da Laranja

The third edition of the exhibition "Silves – capital of the orange” took place from February 15 to 17, 2019 in the exhibition hall of the city on the Arade river. It was really worth a visit, and we brought some nice photos with us – especially from the paintings and pieces of handicra...

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Burning debris and land cleaning

Saturday, 16 February 2019 | Nature
Burning debris and land cleaning

Last year over half the fires was caused by the uncontrolled burning of land - either burning of debris or the extensive burning of land. To better control these activities, a new online system of the INCF (Instituto da Conservação da Natureza e das Florestas) has been established, replacing the...

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Albufeira and Barragem de Bravura

Saturday, 02 February 2019 | Nature
Albufeira and Barragem de Bravura

On a cold, windy but sunny Saturday in the beginning of February 2019 we made a trip to the dam and water reservoir of Odiaxere with the dam "Barragem de Bravura". Enjoy some photos of the already blossoming nature, of pine trees with "tents" of the larvae of the pine processionary (caterp...

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