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Popular saints parades march out in Algarve

Marchas Populares are colourful parades taking place this month across Portugal to honour Catholic saints. The parades traditionally include hundreds of dancers with ostentatious costumes, marching bands and pots filled with basil. Read our What’s On pages for dates and locations of popular saints parades taking place this weekend in the region.