May 30, 2020 English news blog from the Algarve
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Loulé Market redone: works to restore the local market begin

November 4, 2019

November 4, 2019

The project is to add restaurants and increase opening times, boosting the market’s relevance in the city. Works for the...

Faro-Toronto flights by 2020

November 1, 2019

November 1, 2019

The canadian airline AirTransat will connect Faro to Toronto from January to October. This is the first intercontinental flight in...

NGO urges Portuguese Government to avoid “environmental disaster” with lithium

October 30, 2019

October 30, 2019

Environmental NGO Quercus asks the recent Portuguese Government to rethink lithium exploration in the country, in order to avoid an...

First day in Parliament generates discussion on formal wear as advisor wears skirt

October 30, 2019

October 30, 2019

Livre, a minority party that won its first seat in parliament on the October 6 elections, send a man in...

New Government sworn next week. Find out what Changes in Portugal

October 21, 2019

October 21, 2019

President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa will induct Portugal’s Prime Minister António Costa and his Government before the end of the...

Green Energy gets Financial Support in the Algarve

October 14, 2019

October 14, 2019

Four million euros from the Portugal 2020 programme will be directed to the Algarve, with the aim of increasing energy...

Verdi’s Masterpiece La Traviata in Faro

October 14, 2019

October 14, 2019

Teatro das Figuras  in Faro hosts Giuseppe Verdi’s masterpiece opera La Traviata, performed by the company Opera 2001 on Tuesday,...

Weather: autumn still out of sight. Portugal remains with high temperatures

October 7, 2019

October 7, 2019

Two weeks after the beginning of autumn, weather reports still show high temperatures in most regions of the country. The...

FDA Urges Consumers to Avoid THC Vapes Amid Lung Disease Outbreak

October 6, 2019

October 6, 2019

Don’t use vapes containing THC, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Friday as it continues to investigate a recent epidemic of...

Scotland and Tavira come together to celebrate poet Álvaro de Campos

October 5, 2019

October 5, 2019

The heteronym of Fernando Pessoa, Álvaro de Campos, will be celebrated throughout the months of October and November in Glasgow...

ELECTIONS IN PORTUGAL

September 30, 2019

September 30, 2019

Country gets ready for its General Elections next Sunday. Ruling Socialist Party expects four more years of governing, but it...

Climate protest report from Tavira

September 27, 2019

September 27, 2019

On Friday, September 27, at 11am in front of the Municipal Market, a climate protest took place. Fridays for the...

Algarve looking for options after Thomas Cook downfall

September 26, 2019

September 26, 2019

The infamous collapse of the British company left the tourism authorities in the region looking for alternatives. Although the travel...

Ryanair reaches deal with ANA: Faro base will remain open

September 20, 2019

September 20, 2019

The Irish airline announced a deal with Portuguese airport authorities to keep its base at Faro Airport open. Last August...

WALKING TRAILS IN THE ALGARVE GET SUPPORT FROM ALCOUTIM

September 17, 2019

September 17, 2019

Via Algarviana walking trail will receive 3500 euros from the Municipality of Alcoutim. This amount is destined to assist in...

Vale do Lobo Wine Connection Tasting Experience: wines and regional specialities in one single event

September 17, 2019

September 17, 2019

Vale do Lobo Auditorium hosts on 4th and 5th October some of the very best wines from across the region,...

Hellgarve Tattoo Rock Fest

September 10, 2019

September 10, 2019

The summer of 2019 brings to Faro the best tattoo festival in the country, in a unique event, full of...

Pedestrian bridge assembly in Tavira scheduled for October

September 10, 2019

September 10, 2019

The Tavira Chamber issued a public clarification pointing to the months of October or November to begin the construction of...

Tourist are welcome back: Portugal will reopen

May 29, 2020

May 29, 2020

“Portugal’s health system responds well, and this is very important for us to be able to welcome people” this what...

Portugal has the 2nd safest beach in Europe

May 29, 2020

May 29, 2020

Although summer holidays may be grim this year, a charming beach – one hour from Lisbon – may offer you...

Loulé with free urban transport

May 29, 2020

May 29, 2020

Yesterday, The Municipality of Loulé approved the exemption from the payment of Urban Transport in the Municipality of Loulé. You...

COVID-19: Find out how many people can be at each beach in the Algarve

May 28, 2020

May 28, 2020

The bathing season starts on June 6 and the Portuguese Environment Agency has launched some safety rules to be applied...

A glass to relax? How wine consumption increased during the lockdown

May 27, 2020

May 27, 2020

A European study recently analysed wine consumption patterns during the lockdown period in Italy, Spain, Portugal and France. If you...

COVID-19: Tavira begins to open face-to-face services.

May 26, 2020

May 26, 2020

Tavira resumed the face-to-face service yesterday with the opening of the Balcão Único, on the ground floor of the Paços...

Albufeira is the destination with most blue flags in Portugal

May 25, 2020

May 25, 2020

Albufeira is one of the main tourist destinations in the Algarve, with the beaches being a landmark of the municipality....

Should I go to the beach? A new app tells you whether it’s full or not before you go.

May 25, 2020

May 25, 2020

If you are planning your weekend at the seaside, social distancing won’t be the only thing to ‘safely care about’....

39º Motard Concentration in Faro canceled

May 21, 2020

May 21, 2020

President of the Moto Clube de Faro, José Amaro, announced through a video that this year’s Motard Concentration will not...

Summer is cautiously coming back

May 21, 2020

May 21, 2020

After months of lockdowns, European governments are finally lifting some Covid- restrictions allowing Summer 2020 to cautiously come back.  “Even...