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Rota Vicentina's Agenda is here!

ROTA VICENTINA'S AGENDA IS HERE!You can now enjoy a selection of events and activities in the South West regions of Portugal in a digital agenda, so tourists and local people can (re)discover this land and the best things that happen here!
Walking, Cycling, Activities and holidays - check the calendar and don't miss anything of what's happening!

Visit https://rotavicentina.com/ for details.

Travel corridors: countries and territories exemption list

TRAVEL CORRIDORS: COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES EXEMPTION LISTFrom 10 July 2020, unless they have visited or stopped in any other country or territory in the preceding 14 days, passengers arriving from the following countries and territories will not be required to self-isolate on arrival into England.

Here is a definitve list from the British government of which countries are currently exempt from quarantine.  Conditions in these countries and territories, and those not on the list, are under review, so please check for up to date information HERE.


Statement from the British Embassy re the UK government decision on travel and borders

british embassy lisbonThe British Government understands that these decisions are important for Portugal, for the travel and tourism sector in Portugal, for the Portuguese community resident in the UK and for the British community resident in Portugal.  The British Government considered the evidence very carefully before taking these decisions, with the aim of protecting public health and safety.

Why Algarve, Portugal should be your top travel destination post-Covid 19

Why Algarve, Portugal should be your top travel destination post-Covid 19The Algarve offers clean beaches, fresh air and open countryside. Partnered with low population density, hygiene and health protocols for hotels, restaurants and activities, this should give confidence to travellers seeking to visit Portugal in the post-lockdown world.

Best Algarve Beaches to escape the crowd

 Photo: Maximilian Xavier Photography Known for its beautiful beaches and amazing coastline, the Algarve is one of the top beach destinations in the world. With the mantra of social distancing in our psyches, you may be worried about being crowded on the beach. Don’t be. The Algarve has some incredibly long beaches where social distancing is not an issue. Even at the height of summer, you can enjoy quality beach days on lesser frequented stretches of sand. Just one of the reasons why the Algarve should be your top travel destination after Covid-19.

On Track

On TrackTime at home has given us the opportunity to plan for the future and investigate travel opportunities among other things. Ready for a dream journey? Portugal by train should be a top priority.

Caravan for rent: consumer market the new trend?

Caravan for rent: consumer market the new trend?Purchasing a caravan does not only come with a price tag, but also with maintenance and other ownership costs. This is not something that every consumer is looking for. Renting a caravan could be a more favourable option. You do not have the liabilities of maintenance, but can still enjoy your well deserved holiday.

Algarve voted best holiday destination this summer by travel experts

Algarve voted best holiday destination this summer by travel expertsA panel of travel experts at Clickstay.com has voted the Algarve as the best destination for British tourists this summer.  52% of the in-house travel pros voted in favour of the Portuguese region, citing successful control of Coronavirus as one of the key factors.