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Algarve gears up for Carnaval

Algarve gears up for Carnaval

It’s that time of year when Portugal celebrates Carnaval, a festive season that sees towns all over the country holding huge parties with street parades and masquerades. The Algarve is no exception and every year the region boasts an impressive list of Carnaval festivities. Deciding where to go and what to do is often the hardest part and organisers are hoping that the forecasts of rain won’t dampen the enthusiasm around the planned events.

Loulé is famous for hosting one of the biggest Carnaval parties in Portugal. Every year, the town hosts massive satirical parades, and this year the festivities are returning between Sunday, March 3 and Tuesday, March 5 with a focus on being more sustainable and environmentally-friendly than ever before.

Read more in the Algarve Resident