Feira Medieval – Silves

The sixteenth edition of the Silves Medieval Fair will take place between August 9 and 18, 2019, in the historic center of this Algarve city. It will be 10 days of historical recreation of the medieval period of the former capital of the Kingdom of the Algarve.

Elements such as dance, music and poetry are fundamental in this scenario, showing the vitality and diversity of the arts in medieval Arabian everyday life and making known a vibrant city as far as culture and the arts are concerned.

Between 6:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m., visitors will have the opportunity to experience unique adventures, memorable experiences that will bring them back to other times, to the golden age where Silves was the capital of Al-Gharb.

Horseback tournaments, exclusive animation in the Castle of Silves, medieval delicacies, dance and animation, will take visitors null true journey in time, where it will be possible to have a vision of what the city will once have been of its inescapable importance in the history of the region.

Rallye Portugal 30.05. – 02.06.2019

The 2019 Rally will take place a week later than in previous years.

This year’s Rally Portugal was confirmed for May 30 through June 2, a week later than in previous years when Chile entered the World Cup. The date was ratified at the meeting of the World Council of the International Automobile Federation held during the annual general meeting of this organization in the Russian city of St. Petersburg.

Millennium Estoril Open from 27.04. – 05.05.2019

All tennis enthusiastic vacationers and residents can look forward to the tennis event in the Algarve. The Next Generation ATP Finals, which take place at the Clube Ténis Estoril as last year. The Next Generation ATP Finals is an annual youth tennis tournament for the best players of the season up to 21 years.

Following a competitive bidding process, the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) announced that the Italian Tennis Association, in collaboration with the Italian Olympic Committee, will host a new ATP tournament, featuring the world’s best 21 and under-single players in the ATP World Tour season can. The first five editions of the tournament will take place from 2017 to 2021 in Milan (Italy). The format of the competition, which will be played on five days, consists of two round-robin groups, followed by the semi-finals and the final. The competition is played on a single seat and includes the best seven qualifiers

The tournament does not distribute points for the ATP rankings for the participants. The ATP does not count as an official tournament victory, and games do not count for the record of the official season. There will be a prize money of 1,275,000 US dollars distributed. The International Tennis Federation does not recognize the event.

Alex de Minaur and Stefanos Tsitsipas have already confirmed their participation.

More information is available at: http://millenniumestorilopen.com/pt/

Advertising package “Tournament Pack”

From then on all tennis lovers can buy tickets for the third edition of the Millennium Estoril Open. For our biggest fans we have prepared special packages: “Tournament Pack” (from April 29th to May 7th) and “Finals Pack” (May 6th and 7th).
Take advantage of our special offer until March 2 and save 52 € “Tournament Pack”. Find out more in www.blueticket.pt.

Children under the age of 6 have free entry (except Millennium Stadium – Central Court) if accompanied by an adult. The venue has a Kids Place, which is free for children from 3 to 6 years old. Only children from 6 years old have access to the place.
Tickets are available at the official ticket counter – www.blueticket.pt.
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Chocolate week from 09.02. – 17.02.2018 in Loulé

Food Festival | Takes place in: Loulé

Jedes Jahr veranstaltet Loulé seine jährliche “Chocolate Fair” (Schokoladenfestival) oder Chocolate Week (Schokoladen Woche). Die Veranstaltung finder normalerweise auf der in Square of the Republic in the Markthalle statt und dauert etwa eine Woche. Zahlreiche Stände bieten Ihnen die verschiedensten Köstlichkeiten an, von Gourmet-Schokoladen über Schokoladenfontänen zu Bonbons und Trüffeln und noch vieles andere was Schokolade zu tun hat.

Die Chocolate Week findet vom 09.02. – 17.02.2019 statt.

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Chouriço-Festival in Querença nearLoulé on the 20.01.2019

The Chouriço Festival has a long tradition in the small village of Querença near Loulé. In honor of St. Luis, the patron saint of animals, the “Festa das Chouriças” is organized.

Pigs breeders pray to St. Luis and ask him for health for the animals. As a thank you for a good and healthy year, the animals are slaughtered in January and processed to delicious chorizo sausage.

In addition to the homemade sausages, the Chouriço Festival hosts a procession and a cozy street party with local traders.

The festival takes place every year in January and is the first of many interesting festivals along the Algarve.

Enterence is free.

Medieval Fair in Paderne 29.12. – 01.01.2019

The most typical village of the municipality of Albufeira prepares for the much anticipated event of the year, the “Medieval Festival”, which from 29 December to 1 January 2019, the small town of the Algarve, a real showcase of the history and ethnography of the century. XIV does.

A journey into the past takes place through the redevelopment of the medieval market, which stretches along the narrow streets of the parish and is shaped by the smells and tastes of gastronomic delights for four days. Of course, arts and crafts as well as various ideas are also missing.

The highlight of the event is marked for the first day of the year 2019 with a historic procession, in which the transfer of the donation letter of Paderne Castle by D. Dinis to the Avis Order is described.

Christmasmarket in Lagos 21.12 + 22.12.2018

This year’s Christmas market takes place in the market hall in Lagos. He combines typical Portuguese traditions with a modern touch. Classic Christmas carols are played and there is plenty of Christmas good food.

Christmasmarket in Carvoeiro 14.12. – 16.12.2018

will host a Christmas market on 14, 15 and 16 December, which will have a novelty pirate’s village this year.

A group of shipwrecked pirates are stranded at the Carvoeiro Christmas market trying to buy, rent and build a boat.

With parts of the destroyed ship they build a camp and behave as if they were still at sea. From here and with the magic of Christmas everything can happen.

The Christmas market in Lagoa – Nativity Village Live is a co-organization of the Association of Municipalities of Lagoa and Carvoeiro and the Town Hall of Lagoa with the support of some private companies.

Christmasmarket in Alvor 14.12. – 16.12.2018

On the 14th, 15th and 16th of December, in the parish church of Alvor, visit the Christmas market organized by Alvor City Council. With musical animations, food and drinks and many surprises every day between 10:00 clock. and at 20:00

Christmasmarket in the Vila Vita Biergarten from 08.12 – 09.12.2018

On the weekend of December 8th and 9th, the Christmas spirit in the beer garden, in Porches with the street food Christmas market will find its way: a street food market that offers the best national and international food and 8 idyllic mountain huts made of wood to an authentic Create winter atmosphere.

Visitors can enjoy a variety of delicacies, such as the traditional raclette with potatoes and gherkins, Christmas turkey tacos, waffles with various toppings, soft ice cream, curry sausage with tomato and curry sauce, ramen, gyosas and much more.

Dining options include a wide range of drinks, such as Pilsener and special Bock Christmas versions of Porches-Craft beer (the self-brewed VILA VITA beer), wine, hot chocolate, spiced tea and of course traditional mulled wine.

There will also be artificial snow at the event to emulate the typical atmosphere associated with this season as much as possible. There is also live music and a Christmas song, as well as a fire pit where visitors can roast marshmallows, a cart with popcorn and cotton candy, and a Santa Claus who will make sure children smile.

Two days of pure Christmas with family and friends in the inviting and rustic atmosphere of the most authentic German beer garden in Portugal.

The VILA VITA Street Food Christmas Market will take place on the weekend of 8 and 9 December, from 14:00 to 21:00, at the Vila Vita beer garden, in Porches.

Admission is free.
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