Cataplana of Clams

photo by cayetano Cataplana of Clams Ingredients (6 servings): 1.5Kg fresh small clams in the shell, rinsed. 3 medium onions thinly sliced 3 cloves of crushed garlic 2 green bell peppers cut into small strips Olive oil 1 bay leaf 500g tinned plum tomatoes 100g smoked ham, diced 50g dry-cured ham (prosciutto) diced 100g portuguese sausage (or any other chorizo style sausage) Small glass dry white wine Some fresh … [Read more...]

Tavira Island Sport Zone 2012

The Tavira Island International Sport Meeting is here! Like previous editions in 2009, 2010 and 2011. Tavira Island Sport Zone 2012 is arriving in April. The event will happen between the 4th and 7th of April. If you enter in the Sport Zone 2012 event you will be entitled to stay at the Camping Park in Tavira Island during the 4 days and 3 nights of the event with access to all training and challenges. There is an upcoming Summer Edition of … [Read more...]

8th Sea Gastronomy Festival

By now you should know how good Tavira Gastronomy Festivals are :) This year should be no exception as Tavira holds the 8th Sea Gastronomy Festival between the 7th and 22nd of May. The event will be covered by 15 restaurants of the Municipality seaside. Octopus and Tunafish are regulars in the making of delicious dishes. In the city, some of the restaurants that will cover the even are: Aladino, Vila Galé Albacora, Alfarroba, A Ver Tavira, … [Read more...]

Christmas and New Year 2011 in Tavira

December approaches and Tavira already has a myriad of attractions and festivities to commemorate Christmas 2010 and the New Year 2011. On the 26th of November was inaugurated the Christmas Illumination and between the 13th and 27th of December there will be a storefront contest between all shops in town together with street entertainment and face painting with Santa Claus and his Elves. But the most awaited moment for the children will … [Read more...]

1st Int’l Harley-Davidson meet-up in Tavira

The 1st International Harley-Davidson Meet-up event in Tavira will take place during the next 15th and 16th of May. An event counting with around 600 motor bikes and 1500 attendants. All the participants and public will be able to join an activity program featuring music, culture, acrobatics, games and expositions. Special attention from the program on Saturday: Airplane acrobatics over the Gilão River (around 18h); Folkloric music … [Read more...]