Visitors to Portugal certainly have the country’s “grand” restaurants to consider, in addition to excellent seafood and meat restaurants, as well as dozens of “hot” eateries with cuisines hailing from Hong Kong to Hamburg to Hoboken. But no visitor should pass up lunch or dinner at one of Portugal’s hundreds and thousands of small restaurants that serve some of the most delicious and comforting food on earth.
365 Algarve is an invitation to travel throughout the Algarve region, because in the most unexpected places visitors will find an exhibition, a concert, a performance, a festival, an artistic fusion or the possibility to taste the best of local cuisine to the sound of a guitar or an accordion.
This October, Conrad Algarve will transform into a hub of culinary talent, hosting the culinary event of the year: a Gourmet Culinary Extravaganza. A three-day gourmet showcase presented in conjunction with Desire, Portugal’s leading gourmet initiative, nine Michelin-starred and two globally renowned chefs will create a series of exclusive ticketed culinary events for the first time, from October 29 – 31, 2016.
The “ Carreiros” toboggans from Monte to Funchal
This fall, every Portuguese will look for a familiar site on the street corner and squares of the nation - Castanhas Assadas.
Portuguese love kids, and families are welcome everywhere, for that reason, visitors who have retuned to Portugal time and time again have recognized the value for their dollar that this European nation offers.
For being Europe’s oldest country, Portugal is the next big place. That’s not just us talking… it is American visitors. The number of Americans visiting Portugal has almost tripled in less than 10 years, and while last year growth was strong across the board – it was biggest in places like the Douro, Alentejo and Azores.
The new Faro Boutique Hotel with 38 rooms and suites in downtown Faro, Algarve, has just opened.
With a mean temperature of 70 degrees the sea around Porto Santo is inviting year-round. The dry and stable climate and the warm sea make this island an ideal beach location 12 months a year.
In Madeira the holiday season starts early, with street decorations presenting by mid-November. The celebration lasts through December and into January for the New Years celebration.