Mediterranean Diet Route passes through Mexilhoeira Grande

Event will be from 16:00 to 00:00

The “Mediterranean Diet Route” will pass, on Saturday, October 7th, through Mexilhoeira Grande, in Portimão, to celebrate this lifestyle. 

Companies and entities will be present at this event, from 16:00 pm to midnight.

The event "Our culture goes out into the street” organized by the Portimão City Council, with the production and implementation of the Portimão Museum and the Mexilhoeira Grande Parish Council, this year has the collaboration of the In Loco Association, promoter of the Mediterranean Diet Route and the activity – “RDM by Portimão”.

With the support of companies and entities associated with the project, the event aims to recognize and promote the Mediterranean lifestyle, local production and the cultural identity of Mexilhoeira.

RDM will also be present with gastronomic demonstrations, with chef Rui Palma, who will bring with him recipes for Sweet Potato Migas and Braised Tuna.

There will also be free workshops, but with limited space, for crafts “De trapilhos com trapilhos”, an activity organized by the In Loco Association in conjunction with Lar S. José de Alcalar. There will also be an exhibition of cork artisans “Cortiça e Cucharrinhos” with Mr. Adelino Correia, who will tell the whole story of the Cork World and the production of “Cucharrinhos”, as well as the dance workshop “vamos dar um Pézinho” with the Figueira Folklore Ranch, which invite participants to learn more about the rich Algarve folklore.

The event is organized by the In Loco Association, promoter of the project “+Algarve, a Mediterranean lifestyle”, supported by Algarve2020, in partnership with the Portimão City Council, the Mexilhoeira Grande Parish Council and the Portimão Museum.

The Mediterranean Diet Route is a community of companies and entities united to promote the Mediterranean Diet and that assume with pride and determination the mission of organizing and providing all tourists and visitors with the best sensory and emotional experiences, so that they can get to know and enjoy in depth this ancient lifestyle, recognized as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.

Arts and crafts workshop activities are free, but require prior registration here