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  • Some Reasons to Visit Algarve

    Jet2.com have recently increased flights to Faro for the Algarve and here are some of the reasons why this will be a popular decision with holidaymakers this year. Algarve Winery Due to the Algarve’s exceptional climate and rich soil, the region is suitable for wine growing. The Tartes
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  • Moto Grand Prix of Portugal

    The Portuguese Motorcycling Grand Prix, a stage on the annual motorcycling circuit for 125 c.c., 250 c.c. and MotoGP, is held on May. If you like speed, don't miss this race, which takes place in the region of Estoril, a world-famous beach and important tourist centre. Date: Friday, 29 April
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  • Ten Monumental British Sculptures in Algarve

    The exhibition “Ten Monumental British Sculptures” is taking place at the Roman archaeological site Cerro da Villa, establishing a direct and harmonious relationship with the landscape and the architecture of the site. The aim of the exhibition is to enable the general public to enj
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  • Portimão is the most popular Algarve destination

    Portimão is the second most popular beach destination for the Portuguese, according to website Hóteis.com. The Algarve destination saw a 65 percent rise in searches as a typical beach destination, putting it in second place for Portuguese holidaymakers after Punta Cana in the D
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  • Brits Escape to the Algarve for Easter and the Royal Wedding

    Discounted Deals to Sunny Locations Are Attracting Eager Holidaymakers This Easter And During the Period Surrounding the Royal Wedding; trips to Portugal and Turkey Are Proving Particularly Popular Research conducted by a leading online travel agent reveals that thousands of Brits will be headin
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  • Jet2 launches new Glasgow to Faro flights

    Budget airline Jet2.com has launched new services from Glasgow airport. The carrier said that the new flights out of Scotland's largest city will head to summer holiday destinations - Nice, Alicante, Dalaman, Faro, Majorca, Paphos and Tenerife. The company is also planning a new route to Geneva,
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  • Drivers join ‘slow march’ against Algarve tolls

    Thousands of drivers took to the Algarve’s A22/Via do Infante motorway last Saturday to participate in a ‘slow march’ protest against the introduction of tolls on that road. The huge flow of cars joining in the ‘Algarve Free of Tolls’ slow march crawled their way al
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  • Rally Portugal gets Lisbon street stage

    The 2011 Vodafone Rally of Portugal, (24 and 27 March), will continue to be based in the Algarve, but after the recce and Shakedown on Wednesday the teams and drivers will make the 300km journey north-west to Lisbon for a full day of activities on Thursday centred on a 3km street stage at the P
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  • Speed reduction to improve fuel consumption

    “A reduction of 10 kilometres per hour on motorways has an impact on consumption. Dropping from 120 to 110 is relevant, because at high speeds there is a high variation in consumption”, said Sofia Taborda, an expert with company OCCAM, who has carried out a study on eco-driving for t
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  • Algarve offers royal couple honeymoon pick

    Prince William and his fiancée Kate Middleton will have the choice of spending their honeymoon in Portugal’s most attractive tourist destination - the Algarve. An invitation issued by Turismo do Algarve, the tourist board for the region, has already been sent to the British Ambassad
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