Algarve Carnival 2020
Feb 22, 2020 What's On
Three days of frolics and fun to be lived in Algarve’s Carnival. Various cities elect the King and Queen of Carnival, and the burial of King Momo on Ash Wednesday is a truly colourful ceremony. The Algarve has many long-standing traditions associated with Carnival. Came and enjoy it. In Carvoeiro the parade is on Sunday the 25th February 2020 at 3:00pm in the centre. To find out where are the parades and at what time open the rest of the news
Algarve bicycle race (Tour of the Algarve) 2020
Feb 19, 2020 Sports
The Belgian Remco Evenepoel (Deceuninck-Quick-Step) won on Sunday the 23rd February 2020 the 46th Volta ao Algarve Cofidis, imposing itself in the final time trial, an exercise of 20.3 kilometers, in Lagoa. The Belgian rider rode above 50.504 km/h to close the 20.3 kilometres in 24m07s – the previous best time was 24m09s and was set by Geraint Thomas in 2018. The second in today’s TT was the world champion, Rohan Dennis (Team INEOS), 10 seconds from the winner. Last year’s time trial winner Stefan Küng (Groupama-FDJ) closed the podium at 19 seconds.
The readers of 'Condé Nast Traveler' elected Portugal the third best destination in the world in 2019
Oct 20, 2019 General
From 2018 to 2019, Portugal climbed 15 places in the ranking of the best tourist destinations in the world, chosen by readers of "Condé Nast Traveler ’, a renowned North American travel publication. This year occupies the third place. The readers 'questionnaire for the 32nd Readers' Choice Awards placed Portugal behind Indonesia and Thailand (1st and 2nd place, respectively). According to the publication, this year 600,000 registered readers on the Condé Nast Traveler portal have revealed their preferences about the best countries to travel for tourism, but also about the best hotels, spas, cities, islands, cruises, airlines. , etc. In the ranking of countries as the best tourist destinations in the world only two other European destinations are listed: Greece, in seventh place, and Italy, in ninth.
Jorge Fonseca Judo World Champion 2019
Sep 4, 2019 Sports
The Portuguese Jorge Fonseca won the -100 kg world judo title, beating Russian Niyaz Ilyasov in the final of the competition, held in Tokyo on 30 th August 2019. Jorge Fonseca, 26 years, became the first Portuguese to win a World Championship gold medal by defeating Ilyasov, third in the 2018 World Championships. On Saturday, Portugal will be represented by Rochele Nunes, at +78 kg, before the World Cup closing on Sunday with the team competition.
World Superbike 2019 in Portimão Algarve
Sep 4, 2019 What's On
The 10th race of the 2019 Superbike World Championship will take place on the weekend of 7th and 8th September at the Portimão Race Track. It is the 11th time that the Algarve circuit has received this race , and it is also in the fabulous scenery of the track known worldwide as the 'Roller Coaster' that will be held the number 400 race in the history of the championship born in 1988 and since 2008 has been happening annually (with exception of 2016) through the complex in southern Portugal. Tickets for sale with prices starting from 12 euros, and can be purchased at the official website of the circuit www.autodromodoalgarve.com