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19th Ria Formosa Festival

There is plenty of delicious seafood to be enjoyed at the Ria Formosa Festival in Faro as from tonight (Friday).

Food served at the event comes straight from the Ria Formosa onto the table.

Try shrimp, spider crab, whelks, clams, cockles, oysters and other local seafood dishes, such as the seafood bean stew, polenta with cockles, razor clam rice, buzinas bean stew and cataplana-style clams.

Along with the seafood, visitors will also be entertained by live music each night as well as have the opportunity to learn about the art of shellfish gathering in the Ria Formosa.

When: from July 27 to August 5

Where: Largo (Square) de S. Francisco, Faro

Time: 6pm-2am

Organisation: Vivmar – Association of the Shellfish Breeders and Gatherers of Ria Formosa

Contacts: 289 802 886 / 938 360 706