An international congress on the future of food is to be held at the Algarve University in Faro from 1 to 4 July. The congress will be the first of its kind held after the Iberian American Society of Food Engineering (SIBIA) was formally formed in

The fourth and penultimate stage of the MEO Surf League 2019 starts today in the Algarve following a five-year hiatus. The event will take place on Amado beach in Aljezur until Sunday, and marks the return of one of Portugal’s main surfing competitions to the Algarve. Among

The concentration of pollen is said to be extremely high in Portugal until the end of the month. According to the latest bulletin by the Portuguese Society for Allergies, pollen levels will be extremely high in most parts of the country, especially in Lisbon, parts of

Summer will officially begin in Portugal at 3.54 this afternoon, which is when the sun’s rays fall perpendicularly on the earth’s Tropic of Cancer. The summer solstice takes place at the same across the northern hemisphere and marks the longest day of the year, whereas in

The Portuguese Met Office has banned the catching and selling of shellfish caught on the stretch of Algarve coast between Olhão and Faro due to the red tide algae currently affecting the sea. A shellfish ban is also in place between Lagos and Albufeira due to

Three strikes are to jolt the Algarve tourism scene between now and August. The first strike is due to take place today, by workers at the Hotel Faro, in Faro. Another hotel workers’ strike is scheduled for 29 June, at Clube Praia da Oura and Oura