In Portugal the Auto ID document (DUA) will have a new layout from August 1, 2019
Jun 20, 2019 Legislation
This measure makes the document simpler and more practical for citizens.
Market of Cultures by candlelight in Lagoa Algarve
Jun 20, 2019 What's On
The 6th edition of the multicultural market illuminated by thousands of candles takes place from 4th to 7th July 2019 between 7:00 p.m. and 00:30 p.m., in LAGOA - Convento de São José and surrounding streets. Free entry. You will be amazed at the beauty of simplicity!
Portugal wins 39 awards at the World Travel Awards 2019 including the Europe´s Leading Destination"
Jun 11, 2019 General
The 26th edition of the European World Travel Awards for 2019 was held in Madeira, at Belmond Reid's Palace and Portugal wins 39 awards at the World Travel Awards; Portugal was rated “Europe’s Leading Destination”, and Lisbon “Europe’s Leading City Break Destination” and was also considered “Europe’s Leading Cruise Port”, the Algarve was chosen as the “Leading Beach Destination” and Madeira was chosen as the “Europe’s Leading Island destination. Created in 1993, the World Travel Awards recognise the work done in the area of the tourist industry worldwide in order to stimulate competitiveness and quality in tourism. The nominees are selected on a worldwide scale by thousands of industry sector professionals who choose their favourites every year. Find out more
Algarve nominated for the Europe best beach destination 2019
Jun 11, 2019 General
The Algarve received on Saturday, June 08 the “best Beach Destination 2019” award, by the World Travel Awards ceremony, which gathers the vote of the main leaders of the travel and tourism industry worldwide. This is the sixth time that the Algarve has achieved this distinction, which has already happened in the editions of 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017 - and a record in awarding this award, since no other destination has reached this number of nominations. The Algarve offers all visitors a unique experience, starting with the fantastic beaches, to golf, nautical tourism and nature tourism, to the culture and gastronomy of the region, which will allow visitors to discover what makes the Algarve this unique and genuine destination.
XV Lagoa Jazz Fest’2019
Jun 11, 2019 What's On
Lagoa Jazz Festival has established itself at national and international level, with a faithful audience, in a unique and magical place, the Sítio das Fontes in Estômbar, in Lagoa. Throughout the 14 editions it has received positive reviews from the specialized press and great praise from the public and the national and international artists who visited us. In 2019 the Lagoa Jazz Fest is back for the XV Edition with a poster of quality and musical diversity, with the aim of always presenting different instruments, aesthetics and musical approaches in the jazz area. know more