Festa das Tochas Floridas – Easter Flower Festival, São Bras

By | March 24, 2015 at 8:22 am | No comments

Spend your Easter (“Pascoa” in Portuguese) experiencing a traditional Portuguese village religious event. The Festa das Tochas Floridas (Festival of Flower Torches) take place on Easter Sunday to celebrate the Christian belief of the resurrection. This unique celebration is an annual event in the Algarvian community of São Bras de Alportel. Get to São Bras […]

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Cerro da Vila – Vilamoura

By | March 22, 2015 at 3:39 pm | No comments

In the late 2nd century, the Algarve was controlled by the Roman Empire under Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus. The land where Vilamoura is now was used primarily for agriculture. Ruins of a large villa complex remain here today, complete with sunken baths, salt tanks, a burial tower and beautiful black-and-white patterned mosaics. Click here to […]


Luso Aventura – Adventure Park in Albufeira

By | March 11, 2015 at 6:56 pm | No comments

Let your kids climb trees and swing from ropes in a real natural forest. Parque Aventura in Albufeira is a treetop acrobat park safe for kids (and adults) of all ages. Each session consists of moving from tree-to-tree through a series of challenging physical games and varied height trails.


O Jardim Zoológico – Awesome Animals at the Lisbon Zoo

By | March 12, 2015 at 7:31 am | No comments

Opening its doors in 1884, the Jardim Zoológico (Lisbon Zoo) was the first park with fauna and flora of the Iberian Peninsula. This special garden invites you to spend an unforgettable day in the centre of Lisbon. Dare to be kissed by a sea lion …