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The village of Querença in Loulé will be hosting its annual ‘Festival do Caracol’ (Snail Festival) on May 19 and 20.

Snails are among Portugal’s favourite summer ‘snacks’, usually cooked...

Querença, the delightful village in the borough of Loulé, is hosting its annual ‘Festival do Caracol’ (Snail Festival) this weekend (June 3 and 4).

They may sound like a strange thing to...

One of Portugal’s culinary delicacies, the snail, will be the star of a festival in its honour in Querença this weekend.

Visitors will be able to try a selection of dishes incorporating...

Almargem rally over Querença property speculation

Environmentalists have reacted swiftly to the news that Finnish businessman Arto Takala is behind a not-for-profit foundation’s bid to create a centre for investigation in the Algarve heartland of...

It has taken nearly 30 years, but at long last Finnish businessman Arto Takala seems to be closer to his goal to develop tourism in the heart of the Algarve’s Barrocal.

In the form of a...

Querença holds snail festival

Considered by many as one of the many delights of Portuguese cuisine, the snail will be the star of the show at a festival in its honour at Querença this weekend.

The event will give...

The traditional chorizo festival ‘Festa das Chouriças’ is returning to Querença, in the Loulé municipality, this Sunday (January 18). It is in honour of São Luís, the local patron saint of animals...

Querença hosts pomegranate fair

A pomegranate fair will take place this Sunday (November 30) in Querença from 10am to 1pm.

The event is part of the ‘Mercado de Querença’ project, which brings a different themed market to...

Night-time nature walks in Querença

Life coach Ria van Doorn is organising a number of ‘nature awareness’ walks at night-time in the area of Fonte Benémola in Querença, Loulé.

The walks, “with only the moon and stars to...

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