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Autodromo Internacional do Algarve

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Address: Sitio do Escampadinho | Mexilhoeira Grande, Portimao, Portugal
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Amazing white elephant!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Maureenta
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Fumel, France
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Fumel, France
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178 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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108 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 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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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 46 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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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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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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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 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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Bologna, Italy
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59 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Really fun and technical track to drive with good infrastructure. Only downside is that tarmac is in poor conditions in some areas, especially on the ideal line.

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

Hi, Many thanks for your feedback and for your suggestions. We hope receive you again. Kind regards More 

London, United Kingdom
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499 reviews
126 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

OK I know this is for the circuit but the Karting is opposite and doesn't seem to have its own listing. It's great fun, but it does get painfully after half hour. I can still feel my ribs after days. 10 minutes qualifying (which I won) and then 20 minutes racing. To be honest I'd had enough after another 10... More 

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

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