Year End 2016 in Albufeira

Albufeira's New Year's Eve is already one of the biggest events of its kind at the national level and undoubtedly one of the most seeked events in Algarve at this time of year.

Fim de Ano 2016/2017 em AlbufeiraIn the already traditional stage of Praia dos Pescadores, singer Áurea (at 10:30 p.m.) and group D.A.M.A (at midnight) are the two main attractions of the 2016/2017 year-end party in Fisherman's Square in Albufeira, attarcting annually 80 thousand people.

The most mediated New Year's Eve party in the Algarve promises a great night out and with the fireworks to be released from five different zones, between downtown and Oura.

The end of the year in Albufeira, starts on December 29 with the Paderne Medieval event. Also on this day and until 2 January is also the Solrir mood festival at the Congress Palace of the Algarve, in the Salgados.

The pyrotechnic show is also a bet on Praia da  Oura, where there will be the parade "Star Parade", on Avenida Sá Carneiro, a parade of circus artists who animate the streets and shops with juggling, acrobatics, Numbers with fire and many surprises.

Encouraged by the excellent tourist year and committed to combating seasonality, the city of Albufeira takes advantage of this festive season to attract visitors and show them a warm welcome and how much Albufeira has to offer - great climate, excellent gastronomy, and a diverse cultural offer.

On December 31, the televion channel TVI will return to Albufeira downtown, for another TV program "Somos Portugal", with a 6 hours direct that will be repeated on January 8. It is a program with about one million viewers and will bring a Great visibility and publicity for Albufeira, both as a holiday destination and as a holiday destination.


Ribeira Brava is...

Ribeira Brava (Wild River) is named after its river; when it rains heavily in the mountains, waters rapidly run down to sea. It is a small town on the southwestern coast of the island with steep valleys on either side and is a very pleasant tourist stop. In between these valleys is the Madeira Sports centre with excellent facilities, which attract all types of sports and athletics.

Visit the local church “Igreja de São Bento“, considered over the years as the best preserved and presented regional monument containing valuable paintings dating back to the 16th century. This church is open to the public.

By the sea but protected from the Atlantic waves for safe swimming is a man-made black sandy beach, children’s swimming pool and promenade with cafes, snack bar and restaurants where you can spend a quiet and enjoyable afternoon. Climb the spiral staircase at the east end of the town for a spectacular view, or walk through the adjacent rock tunnel to the fishing harbour.