Tavira Eastern Algarve

Yet a couple of great YouTube videos that make justice to the charm and soul of this Eastern Algarve city. Tavira is a gem among Algarve cities and will make you come back every time! You can even have a glimpse o Tavira Island and the Tavira Camping Park. If you'd like to know tide schedules, see the new addition in the Tavira weather page. … [Read more...]

Christmas 2008 in Tavira

As part of the celebrations of Christmas and the New Year, the City Council of Tavira has planned a program that promises to enliven its citizens and all those who visit the county. Music is the motto of the celebrations, and so, on December 06 at 12:00, in Mercado da Ribeira, the Academy of Music Children’s Choir begins the animation of Christmas, repeating on days 13 and 23 and on days 20 and 22 in the City Hall building. Also the … [Read more...]

The Farm Houses of the Sotavento

In the rural world of the mountain and coastline, like in most of the Mediterranean, people live in communities and in mutual cooperation, giving rise to compact settlements in the mountain and more scattered settlements along the coastline. The first type, on the mountain, is mainly expressed through population in small settlements, called “montes”, or larger ones called villages (aldeias). The second type, on the shoreline, is expressed through … [Read more...]

Tuna Fish

The tuna has a sort of keel that enables it to make fast turns when hunting for small fish and squids. The biggest and strongest of the tuna fish is the Albacore and ¾ of its weight is made up of muscles, so well provided with blood that its body temperature is always higher than the temperature of the water, which is quite rare among fish. The albacore swims in shoals of 25 fish. The first historic reference to tuna fishing in our country … [Read more...]

A guide to visit Tavira

As you might have noticed there is something different here since yesterday... Yes I changed domain name... again! - I hear your thoughts already: Why, why... WHY? or, Come on man! Decide what you want... Well, that is the fact, and it's not about what I want, but about what YOU want. You might have come accross a post I did before accross similar lines. At that time there were many good domain names taken and not being used, they were just … [Read more...]