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Government forgets Algarve's 'road of death' ... again

The good news is that the ports of Portimão and Faro and the Algarve rail network are all earmarked to receive millions of euros to bring them up to scratch. The bad news is that the EN125 road...

Bring on the campers, says Algarve tourism boss

Algarve tourism and development entities are joining forces to create more welcoming conditions for motorhomers arriving in the region.

In a recent meeting between the CCDR (regional...

Rise in passengers at Faro Airport

The number of passengers leaving or arriving at Faro Airport grew 5.4% in 2013, according to data presented by the administrator of Portuguese airports operator ANA.
On a national level, the...

Quarteira-Vilamoura boardwalk on track

Passeio da Duna, the long-awaited boardwalk connecting Quarteira with Vilamouta has been given the go-ahead.

Loulé council has awarded the project to Proap, an architectural landscape firm...

Eusébio street in loulé

Loulé council has approved a proposal to name a street or avenue after recently-deceased national football star Eusébio da Silva Ferreira.

In a press release, the municipality explained...

More Madeleine ‘revelations’

Newspapers have had a field day over the latest Madeleine revelations since Met officers flew into Faro on Monday.

Now, the three burglars that have been widely reported to be “imminently”...

Algarve surf film premiers this weekend

A short-film entitled 'Algarve' and focusing on the Algarve's surfing potential will be premiering on Saturday at Sagres youth hostel - showing later at a number of venues throughout the region....

Emergency service for foreign residents

Established in 2009, ‘iMergencies’ offers a unique service to expats living in the Algarve. In the event of an emergency, it enables them to telephone for help using their own first language....

Ukrainians protest in Faro

Up to a hundred Ukrainians in the Algarve joined forces to demonstrate against the ongoing violence in their home country, spurred by an anti-European government. The protest took place in Faro’s...

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