What to do in the Algarve in October


Algarve in October
Algarve in October

October is a lovely month to stay in the Algarve. Temperatures are very nice, not too hot, so ideal for activities and exploring the Algarve. Think of playing golf in the Algarve, walking, cycling, or how about a dolphin watching trip at the Atlantic ocean!?

Myself will start this weekend with an introduction lesson for Stand Up Paddling. How nice is that?! Will let you know how this was soon!

But there is more to do in the Algarve in October. Algarve Housing will give you a few options of festivals and activities.

Algarve in October
Obrigado Portugal Festival

1 October

Obrigado Portugal festival

Fontes de Estombar.

Atribute to cultural exchange, with food, music, workshops and crafts.

Till 7 October

Birdwatching Festival


The popular festival is back with lots of nature-related activities.


Algarve in October
Blip Portimao

8 and 9 October

Better Living In Portugal exhibition, Blip!
A variety of 70 businesses, presenting their goods and services in the Algarve, from home, lifestyle, health, and much, much more.

Where: Portimao Arena

Saturday: 10-18 o’clock

Sunday: 11-17 o’clock

Algarve in October
Spa Week Algarve

1-9 October

Algarve Spa Week

For 9 days you can enjoy a 50% discount on Spa treatments of 5 star hotels in the Algarve.

Algarve in October
Oktoberfest Porches

Till 5 October

Beer fest at Biergarten Vila Vita

4 till 10 pm


During OKTOBERFEST the Biergarten will be offering special menus featuring German delecacies and there will be plenty of Erdinger beer – one of Germany’s most celebrated breweries!

Till 9 October

Rota do Petisco-Portimao

Petiscos means tapas.

For only 3 euros you can enjoy a petisco and a drink in one of the many participating restaurants in Portimao and surrounded areas.

Algarve in October
Portugal Masters Golf Tournement

20-23 October

Portugal Masters Golf Tournament

Oceanico Victoria Golf Course Vilamoura. The biggest Golf tournement in Portugal!

28-30 October

Algarve Classic Festival

The Algarve Classic Festival takes place at the spectacular Autódromo Internacional do Algarve and is the perfect way to end the historic racing season.

One of the largest events of its kind in Europe, this year’s festival has several new features!

Over 300 international drivers, and 80 local drivers, wil show you the Aston Martin DB4 Zagato, or a Ferrari 512M racing at full throttle!

29-31 October

Gourmet Culinairy Extravaganza

Conrad Algarve Hotel

Food lovers attention please! Eleven worldclass chefs with a total of 19 Michelin stars between them will cook you the most beautiful food over 3 days! Together with the best sommelier of Portugal, this will be the best food event of the year!

This article is brought to you by Algarve Housing, the villa rental company for better holidays in Portugal. Please contact us for any further details regarding things to do in the Algarve in October, or your holiday villa in the Algarve.

Warm regards,


Algarve Housing



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