Presépio Gigante

It is a Portuguese tradition to create nativity scenes, and whilst most towns and villages stop with the representation of the scene in the cave, in some towns such as Vila Real de Santo António they recreate the whole scene, and here they’ve started with Mary’s village. Now in its 13th year this is an incredible […]

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As far East as you can go

If you are just in Olhão for a few days, and happy to potter along the coast then you don’t need a car as there are good public transport links to the Islands, Faro, Tavira and Vila Real de Santo António.   We’ve made a few trips by train to the east of Olhão. . . It […]

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