Category Archives: Algarve Cities
The prestigious World Travel Awards have once again nominated the Algarve as a contender for ‘Europe’s Leading Beach Destination’ as well as a couple others awards.
Bollywood is coming to Europe via Portimao, at least according to an agreement between an Indian film and television technology company and Picture Portugal.
We’re getting close to the month May which means that sand-sculptors from around the globe are invited to Fiesta in Pera, Algarve and start sculpting their sculptures.
Fiesta was first held in 2003, it is a mega exhibition of sand sculptures that takes place in Pera, Algarve, and every edition has its own theme.
This festival and has grown in the past ten years and it is now regarded as the largest sand sculpture exhibition in the world, using about 35,000 tons of sand each year.
This is something well-known by those who are in the know, but it’s always good to know that Algarve beaches are continually appreciated by those who visit them.
It took almost half-a-century, but Portimao is finally exhibiting a Roman coin from the second century, better late than never.
The coin was discovered 43 years ago in the local Arade River and has finally become a permanent part of the Portimao museum’s collections.