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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...

Castro Marim was filled to the brim last weekend (July 21-13) thanks to the “unprecedented success” of its International Snail Festival.

Organisers say thousands visited the town to enjoy...

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...

Snails, one of Portugal’s many culinary delicacies, are the star of a popular festival that will be held in Castro Marim on the first three days of July.

The town’s Festival Internacional...

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...

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...

Snail extravaganza

Even if you don’t fancy snails, Castro Marim’s International Festival of the Snail promises endless delights, including mouth-watering Portuguese custard tarts (pastéis de nata), traditional music...

Snail festival

Love them or hate them, snails will be the stars of a gastronomic show in Querença. The third ‘Festival do Caracol’ will take place on May 10 and 11 in front of the local church.

Visitors...

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