Things to do in September in the Algarve

september algarve

Algarve Housing like to update you with a few things to do in the Algarve, Portugal. Sea is lovely now to swim, weather still ok, friendly people, lovely food, nice live music in various beach bars… what else you want? A few things maybe…for you to choose from, see below some things to do in the Algarve in September


Jazz in Olhao

When:14 September

Where: Cantaloupe Bar, Municipal Market, Olhão

The details: Jazz concerts by leading Portuguese and international artists, at 6.30pm – Djangology: The Manouche Sessions

Price: €5 per person


Sunset Secrets Silves

When: 18 September from 6.30pm to 11pm

Where: Silves castle

The details: Programme of events including free relaxation massages, Mediterranean music concerts, belly dancing, local and regional products, food demonstrations and poetry dinners, all in unique surroundings within the castle walls.

Tickets: €5 per person (€4 for groups of 20 or more and €2 for Silves residents)


Vale do Lobo Art Gallery

When: 2 September – 3 November

What: Gervasio Exhibition

Where: Vale do Lobo Art Gallery

The details: A selection of work by contemporary Portuguese painter Gervasio.

Opening times: Monday to Friday between 10:00h and 19:00h. Entrance is free.


Algarve Coastal Challenge cycling weekend

When: 27-28 September

Where: Cape St. Vincent to Vila Real de Santo Antonio

Organised by: Algarve Bike Holidays

The details:

A 230 km route, consisting of mainly dirt tracks and quiet tarmac roads, covering some of the most beautiful and scenic parts of the Algarve coastline. You may also like to use this ride as an opportunity to raise money for the charity of your choice. It will be a fully guided ride, so all you have to do is pedal and enjoy the scenery. This ride is suitable for mountain bikes and hybrid bikes, but not road bikes.

Saturday 27th September 7.45am

Starting from Vilamoura Marina car park (on the Western side of the Marina , by the Lake Resort ) Algarve Bike Holidays will transport bikes and riders to Cape St Vincent. Riders will then spend the day cycling back to Vilamoura .

Sunday 28th September 7.45am

Algarve Bike Holidays transport bikes and riders from Vilamoura Marina (see above) to Vila Real de Santo António on the Spanish border. Riders then spend the day cycling back to Vilamoura.

On both days, there will be a break for lunch and cafe stops mid morning and mid afternoon as time/progress allows.

For visitors from overseas, the company can provide:

Airport transfers; Friday, Saturday & Sunday night B&B accommodation; Transfers to start of rides; Guided bike rides

€260 per person (price based on two sharing a twin room)

For local Algarve residents the company can provide:

Transfers to start of rides; Guided bike rides

€70 per person (including lunch on Saturday)

Bike hire is available for around €40 for the two days.

noite branca

And IF you by any chance in the north of Portugal, in Braga is Saturday 13th of September the Noite branca! White night in Braga! This year cancelled in Loule, but Braga not. How lucky can you be, as currently I am travelling in north of Portugal, so Braga, I will be there at the noite Branca!

Algarve Housing is the rental company for better holidays in Portugal, from luxury villas Algarve, till rustic windmills.

Contact me for any further information,

Warm regards,


Algarve Housing

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