Even during the coolest of days, the region does not stop and there are hundreds of events for residents and tourists that can already be found in the ‘Guia Algarve’ for the month.

The Aljezur Sweet Potato Festival, one of the largest autumn food festivals in the south of the country, kicks off on 29 November and asts until the first day of December. But because this is the month of the chestnut, there are several events dedicated to it, including the 357th São Martinho Fair (8 to 17 November, Portimão).

In the arts, not to be missed are the exhibition 50 years in Lagos, Portraits of Friends and Artists by Peter Jones, which opens on 8 November and lasts until 28 November (Lagos Cultural Centre), and the show After the Fear, by Bruno Nogueira, which takes place at the Cineteatro Louletano, on 14 November, at 9.30pm.

For those looking for musical events, Tiago Bettencourt is present at the Municipal Auditorium of Olhão (16 November, at 9.30pm) and the Carlos do Carmo Municipal Auditorium, in Lagoa, receives on the night of the 29, the Aqui Está se Sossegado concert, which brings together the duo Camané and Mario Laginha.

Nature, one of the Algarve’s treasures, is one of the focal points of the event agenda. Therefore, on 10 and 11 November, Operation Green Mountain, promoted by Zoomarine, takes place, which seeks to involve everyone in the collective protection of the natural values of the Algarve region.

Dance will be marked by the presence of David Pérez and Su Cuadro Flamenco, the renowned and award-winning Sevillian dancer, who performs on the 22 November at 9.30pm at the Olhão Municipal Auditorium.

Continuing to show the secrets of the Algarve is 365 Algarve, which returned for its fourth edition in October and in November and has two great moments: the Luza 2019 - Algarve International Festival of Light (14-16 November in Faro) and the sessions of the Forgotten Food Festival (the Momentum experience - from the forest to the plate, a sensory experience, taking place on 8 November, in Lagoa, 9 November in São Brás de Alportel and 10 November in Vila do Bispo, and the Trails for Spoon and Cook, with session scheduled for 30 November, in Alcoutim).

Edited monthly by RTA, Guia Algarve is a bilingual publication (Portuguese and English), with a circulation of 50,000 copies in November and free distribution in hotels, travel agencies, tourist offices, Faro airport, rent-a-car and golf courses in the area.