5th Sea Gastronomy Festival

The 5th Sea Gastronomy Festival, Tavira 2008 will take place between the 10th and the 25th May.16 restaurants will participate in the event: Bica (Tavira), Brisa do Rio (Tavira), Galeão (Tavira), Salinas (Hotel Vila Galé Albacora (Tavira), Marés (Tavira), Riamar (Tavira), A Ver Tavira (Tavira), Rive Gauche (Tavira) Abstracto (Tavira), Mouraria (Tavira), Pedro (Cabanas), Cabanas Brasserie (Cabanas), Páteo da Ria (Aparthotel Cabanas Park – … [Read more...]

Tavira old olive oil mill

The building with the yellow facade that extends significantly along the Porta Nova street, opposite the old side wall of the São Paulo Church, was in the past an olive oil mill which held in its interior an important inventory of industrial machines that still exist there thus enabling us to document this trade.Since ancient times olive oil has been produced in Tavira; this activity, which played an important role in the dynamisation of the … [Read more...]

10th Spring Mountain Fair

In you plan to visit Tavira around April, here is something you might enjoy:From the 25th to the 27th April in Rua do Cais, Jardim do Coreto, and Praça da República (near the Garden and the City Hall) citizens and visitors will be able to choose from wide range of activities, handicraft and traditional products from Caldeirão Mountain region and from Tavira, as well as products from other parts of the country, combining innovation and … [Read more...]

Visit Tavira and Tavira as touristic destination

A couple of months ago (around January) I was contacted by an editor of the Barlavento Newspaper. They found my Visit Tavira very interesting and wanted to write and article about it. I confess, I was flattered by the proposal and promptly accepted.After answering a short questionnaire, Filipe Antunes - Editor on the mentioned Newspaper - wrote a very good article about my site of which I'm very thankful, originally it's just available in … [Read more...]

5th Mountain Gastronomy Festival

Until the 13 April, the district of Tavira will host the 5th Mountain Gastronomy Festival. The Festival will take place in the restaurants that have joined the event and will allow gastronomy lovers to enjoy excellent mountain cooking as well as magnificent panoramic views.The participants will have an additional incentive; they may win a weekend in one of the following hotel units: Vila Campina - Luz de Tavira, Herdade da Corte - Santa … [Read more...]