Tavira Island Sport Zone 2010

More than 20.000 people attended the International Sports Meeting 2009 in the Island of Tavira, so this year it is happening again between March 31st and April 3rd. Here is an illustrative map with details about what's happening, and where: For more details about the event, and how to participate visit the official website. And remember: be respectful towards the protected areas and keep the Island clean and beautiful as it has always … [Read more...]

Holidays in Tavira: what, when and how

Holidays in Tavira are addictive. It's no wonder; the region resorts have held attractions for long enough which work their magic to ensure that many of the regular and new visitors return again and again, and almost everyone who takes their holidays in Tavira holds fond memories of the place for years to come, usually sharing with friends and family. Here you will be able to find most of the information that will help make your holiday … [Read more...]

Tavira among World’s Best Beaches

LonelyPlanet just recognized Tavira Island one of the 10 World's best beaches to travel with children. In their new release of Travel With Children guide, LonelyPlanet lists a dozen of places recommended when traveling with children, among which and according to Reuters are places like Sardinia in Italy, Cottesloe and Noosa in Australia and other places in different locations of the world. Quote from LonelyPlanet: "On the South East Portuguese … [Read more...]

What to see in Tavira in August ’09

After July, August is one of the most intense months in the Algarve. And if you are in Tavira (or near) around this time, there are a couple of event you shouldn't miss. 32nd International Folklore Festival of Luz de Tavira There will be groups from: Lithuania, Panama, Northern Cyprus; and other national presences like: Pinhal Novo, Abrantes, Setúbal and Luz (Tavira). 21st of August: Dance with the group Duo Ângelo e Jaime and performance … [Read more...]

2nd Oysters Festival in Tavira

Similar to last year's event "Aqui há Ostra", Tavira hosts once again this year the 2nd Oyster Festival. The event is perfect for shellfish lovers and will take place between the 22nd and 26th of July. It will also be possible to have a taste of other different kinds of seafood, a great opportunity to get acquainted with the excellent quality of Ria Formosa diversity. An event to publicize the oysters from Ria Formosa (80% of national … [Read more...]