Events in the Algarve in November
Escape the bad weather for a lovely holiday in the Algarve in November. The sunny Portuguese region offers a beautiful scenery, even at the end of fall. Go for long coastal beach walks or have a game on one of the many the golf courses. There are different events taking place in the Algarve in November that are well worth a visit. Find out what is going on in the Algarve at this time of the year.
Algarve Classic Festival (Portimão)
November 1 – 3
The Algarve Classic Festival is the largest classic car event in Portugal. The festival is being hosted at the circuit Autódromo Internacional do Algarve (AIA) in Portimão. More than 300 teams and 500 drivers from all over the world come here to race old sportscars. If you like classic cars, don’t miss this event.
Feira de São Martinho (Portimão)
November 8 – 17
The first Saint Martin’s Fair was held in 1662 and ever since it has been a yearly occuring fair in Portimão. At the fair you can try the traditional roasted chestnuts and octopus, buy handmade souvenirs and have a ride in the various carnaval rides. There is live entertainment with an area for dancing.
Luza Festival (Faro)
November 14 – 16
Come to the Luza Festival and be amazed by the different light installations from national and international artists. The last editions were a great success, attracting over 60 thousand visitors. Luza shows the work of established as well as new upcoming artists. Their works of light captures the culture, customs and traditions of the Algarve. The festival is in Faro.
Sand City (Lagoa)
When: 11 June – 8 November
Sand City already starts in June, but even in the beginning of November you can still enjoy this sand sculpture festival.