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Autodromo Internacional do Algarve

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Address: Sitio do Escampadinho | Mexilhoeira Grande, Portimao, Portugal
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+351 282 405 600
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Bike Trackdays

Portimao circuit is an impressive track found nestling in the hills to the north of the town of the same name. The thing that sets it apart from most other circuits is simply how... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
hintzujim
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Portimao circuit is an impressive track found nestling in the hills to the north of the town of the same name. The thing that sets it apart from most other circuits is simply how steep some of the inclines and the number of blind corners there are, as well as being quite bumpy in places makes it a demanding track... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

for those who already drive cars like in Las Vegas, this track is different, interesting & challenging: hill up & down, curve at the bottom and not much of straight line. the cars : Audi & Porsche are well maintained and the staff namely David is knowledgeable and will take the time to help/teach you to enjoy the car and... More 

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Fumel, France
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182 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

This is a full sizes motor-racing circuit with amazing infrastructure which has never seen a F1 race. Can drive all round the exterior. Interesting for its pure ridiculous waste of money. New Pestana Hotel built on nearby hillside - hard to see who will ever stay there.

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Thank Maureenta
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30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing Technical Racing Track with many elevation changes and a beautiful straightaway. Two days of heavy use at an event and I was in love. The garage facilities were large and clean. Highly recommended.

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Thank Steven M
Autódomo A, Gerente de relações públicas at Autodromo Internacional do Algarve, responded to this review

Hi, Many thanks for your feedback! We are glad that you enjoyed and we hope receive you again. Kind regards More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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119 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We raced Caterhams here and it is a fantastic challenge. Gradients, variety, plenty of run off but so technical. This is a drivers' circuit. Let's hope we can race here every year.

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Thank Martin A
Autódomo A, Gerente de relações públicas at Autodromo Internacional do Algarve, responded to this review

Hi, Many thanks for your feedback! We are glad that you enjoyed and we hope receive you again. Kind regards More 

Devizes, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

1ST visit-The Autodromo is a most impressive set up, consisting of not only a 3mile car/motorbike racing circuit but alco a cart racing circuit, sports comples, techno park apartments and a 5 star hotel. Apparently the stadium has a 100,000 capacity. The entrance fee of e21 gave access not only to the grandstand but also the pits. Although I had... More 

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1 Thank clive m
Autódomo A, Gerente de relações públicas at Autodromo Internacional do Algarve, responded to this review

Hi, Many thanks for your feedback! We are glad that you enjoyed and we hope receive you again. Kind regards More 

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

After living some 15 years in the area we finally made a visit to this attraction and must admit it was better than I had expected. We went only because it was the Classic Festval and wished to view some beautiful vintage vehicles of yesteryear. Unless you have a vested interest in this sport, save your money.

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Thank Ron D
Autódomo A, Gerente de relações públicas at Autodromo Internacional do Algarve, responded to this review

Hi, Many thanks for your feedback! We are glad that you enjoyed and we hope receive you again. Kind regards More 

Cambridge, UK
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Just spent the day at this track for the Algarve Classic racing. Great track, great views, good racing but hardly any spectators there?! I counted under 60 people in the main grandstand that must seat thousands. By the last 'grande finale Le Mans style' race, by 7pm there were six of us left in the grandstand. Can't work out how... More 

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Thank Louisevin
Autódomo A, Gerente de relações públicas at Autodromo Internacional do Algarve, responded to this review

Hi, Many thanks for your feedback! Our website are being improved, so we hope have everything working properly soon. We hope receive you again. Kind regards More 

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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Go there every year to show the kids how not to drive the family SUV. Great fun to see the families competitive streak. A must do to take the away from the beach, beer and sand...

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Thank Phil B
Autódomo A, Gerente de relações públicas at Autodromo Internacional do Algarve, responded to this review

Hi, Many thanks for your feedback! We are glad that you enjoyed and we hope receive you again. Kind regards More 

Portimao, Portugal
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32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Autodrome lives large in the minds of the city councillors who used a large amount of borrowed money to build this attraction. The sad part is that the main track is used only a handful of times a year. The rest of the time it sits empty like a bride waiting for a groom who never shows up. Nearly... More 

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