Portimão hosts series of exciting sports events this month
Apr12

Portimão hosts series of exciting sports events this month

A variety of sports events will take place this month throughout the municipality of Portimão, including skateboarding, motorsports, pétanque, athletics, kayak, surf, underwater fishing, and more – April 12, 2024 April 12-14 This weekend, the riverside area of Portimão will host an official stage of the Liga Pro Skate LPS skateboard championship. Praia da Rocha will also be the centrepiece of the Arade Classic, with surf,...

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An unforgettable experience: Enjoy the sunset on a horse, cycle with friends or kayak, surf or SUP on the stunning Vicentine Coast
Apr10

An unforgettable experience: Enjoy the sunset on a horse, cycle with friends or kayak, surf or SUP on the stunning Vicentine Coast

Carrapateira Extreme offers activities to unwind and explore nature in unparalleled ways – April 10, 2024 | Text Beatriz Maio In the calmness of the Vicentine Coast, you can feel time slowing down as the desire to explore nature grows. You immediately feel enveloped by a relaxed atmosphere that, at the same time, encourages physical activity. Born in Carrapateira, a small village in Aljezur, Nelson Inácio decided to invest in his...

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The Algarvian Rugby club making the sport increasingly popular among children and adults in Lagoa
Apr10

The Algarvian Rugby club making the sport increasingly popular among children and adults in Lagoa

With training sessions in Lagoa, the Algarve University Rugby Club is seen by athletes and coaches as a family – April 10, 2024 | Text Beatriz Maio | Photos Phaze Photography In Portugal, rugby is becoming increasingly popular among children and adults alike. In the Algarve, the will to play this sport started more than three decades ago when, in 1992, a group of students from different cities all over the country decided to create...

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50th edition of Volta ao Algarve starts today
Feb14

50th edition of Volta ao Algarve starts today

Cycling competition Volta ao Algarve returns with the world’s top teams and a new time trial – February 14, 2024 Volta Ao Algarve/Facebook The competition will take place from February 14 to 18, with several top teams participating and a brand new time trial to be held in Albufeira. The 50th edition of the Volta ao Algarve is “expected to be memorable due to the excellent 175 runners entered”. The latest update to the participants...

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Lagoa to host European Cross Country Championships in 2025
Dec04

Lagoa to host European Cross Country Championships in 2025

After a “rigorous selection process and multiple visits to the region” the European Athletics placed their trust in Lagoa – December 4, 2023 | Text Michael Bruxo James Lee – Unsplash Lagoa has been chosen to host the 31st European Cross Country Championships in December 2025. “Following a rigorous selection process and multiple visits to the region, European Athletics placed their trust in Portugal, specifically in Lagoa,...

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Over 300 Boxers to Compete at the Portimão Box Cup this May 26
May22

Over 300 Boxers to Compete at the Portimão Box Cup this May 26

Third edition of the Portimão Box Cup brings boxers from 10 European countries to the Algarve – May 22, 2023 The Portimão Box Cup will take place between Friday, May 26 and Sunday, May 28. Two rings will be set up at the Portimão Arena, which is expected to host over 200 fights over the three days. A total of 66 teams are expected to participate in the Portimão Box Cup, including the following countries: Portugal, Spain, England,...

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Algarve to host its second Swimrun competition, this time in Lagoa
May03

Algarve to host its second Swimrun competition, this time in Lagoa

Lagoa Swimrun will take place throughout the Seven Hanging Valleys Trail – May 3, 2022 On May 8,  Swimrun Portugal is returning to the Algarve for its second year, this time in Lagoa, kickstarting the sports season. The global phenomenon of Swimrun already counts more than 700 races in various European countries, with more than 8,000 “finishers”. The sport started in Sweden in 2006 with the “Otillo” race...

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Belgian rider Remco Evenepoel wins Volta ao Algarve 2022
Feb21

Belgian rider Remco Evenepoel wins Volta ao Algarve 2022

– February 21, 2022 Belgian rider Remco Evenepoel (Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl Team) won his second Volta ao Algarve last weekend, repeating his 2020 victory and cementing his name in the competition’s history as one of the few cyclists to win it twice. Despite finishing 5th in the last stage on Sunday, his dominant performance in Saturday’s time trial gave him the lead he needed to be crowned the overall winner. “I wanted to come back and...

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Lagoa to welcome final stage of “Volta ao Algarve” in February
Jan20

Lagoa to welcome final stage of “Volta ao Algarve” in February

One of the main cycling events of the season, “Volta ao Algarve” returns February 16 for its 48th edition – January 19, 2021 Organisers have announced that the Volta ao Algarve, one of the region’s biggest sporting events, will return for its 48th edition next month with an almost completely new route. The first stage will begin in Portimão on February 16, where the teams will be presented to the public and where...

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New Street Workout Park in Ferragudo
Jan11

New Street Workout Park in Ferragudo

Ferragudo boasts New Street Workout Park proposed by local youngsters – January 11, 2022 The new Street Workout Park has been inaugurated in Ferragudo, just a stone’s throw away from Angrinha beach, allowing anyone to enjoy an outdoor workout with a beach view. The new Street Workout Park in Ferragudo boasts a variety of equipment that can be used to exercise without having to bring along weights or any other kind of equipment....

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