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West Coast Car Boot Sale hopes to return August 2nd

Car Boot Sale

The west coast car boot sale, normally held on the first Sunday of each month at The Old School House, Vales, Aljezur, will not now be taking place on the 5th of July having been cancelled once again due to the current coronavirus situation. Hopefully it will be able to start again on Sunday, the 2nd of August depending on how the situation progresses. We will keep everyone informed of any developments.


Coexistance - An exhibition by Helena de Medeiros now open

Coexistance - An exhibition by Helena de Medeiros now openLady in Red - Galeria de Arte is pleased to present a solo exhibition of an amazing Portuguese artist, Helena de Medeiros.

Helena de Medeiros studied at the London Fashion School and at the Escola Superior de Artes e Design do Porto. Since 1990, she has solo exhibitions of paintings and many of her works are in private and municipal collections.

Atlântico restaurant reopens with a new “Roots” concept

Atlântico restaurant reopens with a new “Roots” conceptVILA VITA Parc Resort & Spa will reopen its fine dining restaurant Atlântico on 27 June, with a renewed identity that places the Algarve’s traditional roots and ingredients at the core of the menu, supervised by Chef Pedro Pinto. This redefinition of the cuisine at Atlântico reinforces and complements the resort’s sustainable philosophy to highlight and support the richness of Portugal’s gastronomic heritage.

Algarve Bike Rides 2020 - Explore the unspoilt areas of Algarve by bike


Due to the ongoing Coronavirus threat and the recommended measures in place, there will be no bike rides for the time being. 

Join us for one of our bike rides through the Algarve countryside, on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year. See details below.

US Democrats Abroad hosts 12 global presidential primary events across Portugal

democrat voteStarting on Super Tuesday, March 3 running until March 10, there will be 12 public voting events in Portugal to help the estimated 5,000 Americans residing in Portugal to choose the Democratic candidate to run against President Donald J. Trump in the United States 2020 Presidential election.

The Out -(In)Verno Festival - throughout the low season

The Out-(In)Verno Festival - Nov 1,2 & 3The Out-(In)Verno Festival focuses on globalism seen through the lens of the Algarve region, offering projects addressing our identity, directed at anyone and everyone, with the goal of offering a great cultural dip into the history of the Algarve, and the whole of Portugal. The initial premise that founded this festival was the goal of offering projects and events showing the bond between Art, Science, and Heritage.

Visit Algarve Events Guide - What's On In The Algarve?

Visit Algarve Events Guide - What's On In The Algarve?Browse or download the Visit Algarve Guide to all events happening throughout the Algarve each month. Something’s always going on in the Algarve. Concerts, plays, dance performances, exhibitions, sporting events, popular festivities, themed festivals, fairs and markets all combine to make your holiday exciting. Take a look at the guide and decide what you don’t want to miss!

CLICK HERE to see the free guide.


Ice Cream School Opens In Albufeira!

Ice Cream School Opens In Albufeira!A Escola do Gelado, the first ice cream school in Portugal and the only one specialised in natural ice cream, have opened their own space in Albufeira, and the first training courses start this month!

Courses are available for those in the Hotel, Restaurant and Cafe industry, or just those with a passion for ice cream.