Castro Marim (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈkaʃtɾu mɐˈɾĩ]) is a town and a municipality in the southern region of Algarve, in Portugal. The municipality is composed of 4 parishes.
The present Mayor is José Fernandes Estevens, elected by the Social Democratic Party.
The municipal holiday is June 24.
In the Roman era, Castro Marim was known as Aesuris.
Every year in the end of August there is a Medieval Fair/Festival that reunites many people from across the world to perform, like medieval musicians, archers, swordsmen, dancers, troups, etc. There are sellers too: blacksmiths, textile crafters (weaving), herbs sellers, etc.
Portugal (i/ˈpɔrtʃʉɡəl/, POR-tshoo-gəl; Portuguese: Portugal, IPA: [puɾtuˈɣaɫ]), officially the Portuguese Republic (Portuguese: República Portuguesa), is a country located in Southwestern Europe, on the Iberian Peninsula. It is the westernmost country of mainland Europe, and is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south and by Spain to the north and east. Apart from continental Portugal, the Portuguese Republic holds sovereignty over the Atlantic archipelagos of Azores and Madeira, which are autonomous regions of Portugal. The country is named after its second largest city, Porto, whose Latin name was Portus Cale.