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Gastronomy and Wines

Gastronomy and Wines

The Algarve has many surprises in store for you. Among its greatest treasures are its culinary specialities, the wines, desserts and the famous medronho brandy. Set off on a culinary journey that will delight your taste buds with flavours and sensations you have never experienced before. Try both traditional and contemporary dishes. Your palate will always remember your visit to the Algarve.

Algarve Wines

Algarve Wines

Did you know that the Algarve has been a demarcated region since 1980? And it is in the Algarve that the Negra-Mole, Crato-Branco, Trincadeira, ...

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Medronho

Medronho

Arbutus-berry brandy, or medronho as it is traditionally known, is thought to have been produced for the first time in the 10th century by Arabs ...

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Regional Sweets

Regional Sweets

One of the most traditional and original Algarve sweets must be the little marzipan shapes. Filled with sweet egg cream, they come in all sorts ...

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Markets

Markets

Whether it’s a county seat or a civil parish, there are very few places in the Algarve that don’t have one or more markets. Of ...

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Algarve Cataplana

Algarve Cataplana

The word “cataplana” refers not only to the shell-shaped copper kitchen utensil but also to the delicious dishes that are made in it. ...

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Restaurants

Restaurants

In the Algarve there are restaurants to suit every taste. From traditional dishes to signature cuisine by world-class chefs. There are currently ...

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Flavours of the Uplands and the Barrocal

Flavours of the Uplands ...

The flavours of the uplands and the barrocal begin with the landscape itself. When you turn your back on the sea, the greenery stretches out ...

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Flavours from the Algarve Coast

Flavours from the Algarve ...

Algarve cuisine tastes of the sea. The fish and seafood are, of course, the flag-bearers for the quality of the food served in the Algarve. ...

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