Algarve

Algarve

Algarve: 78 pc of population fully vaccinated against Covid-19

  The Algarve is currently being touted as the Portuguese region with the lowest vaccination rate (78 percent ).    With the country’s overall vaccination rate hovering around 85 percent, the southern region has lagged behind: only 86 percent of the population has received one dose of vaccine. Choose your route from over 2,500 destinations […]

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Portugal: High hopes for tourism season in Algarve

  After a summer that many have agreed went as well as it could have for the industry, and in some cases, even better than planned, the Algarve‘s tourism boss has high expectations for the months ahead.   João Fernandes, speaking to the online publication I stated that the arrival of golfers during the region’s […]

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Portugal: Algarve responds to rising demand for COVID-19 testing

  According to a Lusa study, due to restrictions on access to tourist accommodation and restaurants in towns with the greatest levels of risk, pharmacists in the Algarve have been able to meet the increasing demand for quick tests to identify Covid-19.   Since July 1, the state has provided 100 percent funding for quick […]

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Portugal: Bathing water season begins in Algarve

  The official swimming season in the Algarve started Thursdy June 3, with increased supervision and lifeguards.     During the bathing season, the Maritime Authority will beef up monitoring and rescue capabilities in the Algarve, with 514 lifeguards guarding the region’s beaches. Until September 30th, the Algarve‘s 200km of coastline will be safe for […]

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