Lagoa will be hosting its popular sweets fair ‘Mostra do Doce Conventual’ next week from Wednesday, July 18 to Sunday, July 22 at the town’s São José convent.

The event gives visitors a chance to taste a variety of traditional sweets inspired by nuns’ century-old recipes.

There will be jams, sweets, honey, cakes made with traditional Algarve ingredients like almonds, figs and carobs and a selection of delicious liqueurs as well as Monchique’s famous Medronho.