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$63.75 Walking & Biking Tours

Albufeira to Algibre Trails Bike Tour

An ideal tour for fit and competent mountain bikers who want to go that bit further. We head out to the so-called Barrocal area, where there is an abundance of technical trails and we can tackle as many hills as we want. Our regular 40 km tour has a bit of both, but there are many options to extend or adapt this interesting and challenging ride. Starting in Albufeira, head North to the villages of Ferreiras and Cerro d’Ouro, where we soon encounter the Quarteira river valley. The valley’s southern location and steep hill sides protect it from forest fires and agriculture, preserving its lush vegetation which can be fully enjoyed as we cruise along the single tracks on both sides of the river.This route treats us to a few surprises, too, such as an old Roman bridge, still pretty much intact, and Paderne’s castle from Moorish times. The hill top castle is a classic example of the Moorish Taipa building method using the local clay, but bikers may be more interested in the climb to get there or, even better, the technical descent to the river and Paderne itself for a well-earned break. North of Paderne, one arm of the Quarteira river is known as the Algibre coming in from the hills around the market town of Loulé. This region makes for great biking with extensive single tracks, surrounded by nature, that can only accessed by enthusiastic bikers and the occasional farmer or hiker.As we eventually make our way back to Albufeira, the western loop to Aldeia dos Matos and Tunes includes some surprising rocky trails through orange grooves and pine forests, as well as the last hill climbs of the day, which will leave us feeling satisfied with our efforts.

$110.11 Day Trips & Excursions

7 Fountains Walking Tour from Faro

A fantastic walking tour in the mountains, with a certified guide that will tell you all about this region, fauna & flora. We will visit the most famous river in Loulé área with a waterfall. This tour can be combined with a cultural tour, visit to the beekeper and a traditional lunch in a local restaurant.The walking tour can be with 5km or 10 km. They are both very easy and very beautiful! The meal in the local restaurant includes: starters, main course, dessert and drinks throughtout the meal.The visit to the Beekeper is a "must-do"! Besided knowing everything about bees, we will also try the delicious honey, honey vinegar and traditional licquors.

$57.95 Walking & Biking Tours

Ria Formosa Natural Park Bike Tour

The tour throughout Ria Formosa or along the Algarve Costal Ecovia is the right tour for those who love cycle tourism and nature. Ria Formosa's spreads itself through the councils of Loulé, Faro, Olhão, Tavira and Vila Real de Santo António, and around 18.400 ha along 60 km, from Rio Ancão to Manta Rota Beach. Ria Formosa is considered as one of the most beautiful areas in the Algarve and was granted the qualification of Natural Park, being, therefore, a protected area. Get ready to pedal in these trails full of ecosystems and biodiversity and relax during this pleasant tour.

$1083.73 Multi-day & Extended Tours

ALGARVE COAST - SELF GUIDED - Bike Holidays (7 Days) Sagres - VRSA

Make your vacation memorable! Discover. Explore. Experience.Start your holiday in Sagres, the town further south-west of continental Europe. Next stop... Lagos, cosmopolitan and oldest city in the Algarve. We passed Portimão, Carvoeiro, Albufeira, Vilamoura and Quinta do Lago, very sought after locations in the summer for a relaxing holiday. Here, we enter the so famous natural park of Ria Formosa! Ria Formosa spreads itself through the councils of Loulé, Faro, Olhão, Tavira and Vila Real de Santo António, and Comprise around 18,400 ha along 60 km, from Rio Ancão to Manta Rota Beach. Ria Formosa is Considered the one of the most beautiful areas in the Algarve and was Granted the qualification of natural park, being, Therefore, the protected area. In Vila Real de Santo António, contemplate the city Spanish, Ayamonte, on the other side of the Guadiana river.What's included:Transfer Faro - Sagres6 Accommodations of 3 and 4 stars6 BreakfastLuggage transfer hotel to hotel1 GPS Device1 GPS Tracks1 Travel brochure with relevant infoTransfer VRSA - FaroEXTRA: E-Bike: 210€ l Trekking bike: 140€

$46.36 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

From Faro: Family Boat Trip in Ria Formosa Natural Park - 1 Hour

Enjoy a family trip in the Ria Formosa Natural Park for 1 hour. We cross the canals of the Ria Formosa where you can observe the Nature and some Birds: Storks / Spoonbills / Seagulls / Flamingos / Egrets / Egrets ..... When the tide is low, we can observe fishermen picking up seafood.The Ria Formosa is a swamp located in the Algarve province, which extends through the municipalities of Loulé, Faro, Olhão, Tavira and Vila Real de Santo António, covering an area of about 18,400 hectares along 60 km of the beach. From Ancão to Manta Rota Beach. And it was considered one of the most beautiful parks in the Algarve, with a great function and a beautiful habitat. It is an area protected by the state of the Natural Park, attributed by Decree-Law No. 373/87 of December 9, 1987.

$324.95 Private & Custom Tours

Days Private Tour In the Algarve from Lisbon

The F irst Day we leave Lisbon crossing the beautiful suspension bridge, admiring the city  as well as monument to Christ-King. The path that leads to the Algarve, offers a landscape with white houses with large chimneys and a plain covered with olive trees, vineyards and cork oak. We arrived in the historic town of Sines, which became important in 1978 with its refinery entered work with a capacity to distill 220,000 barrels per day. We continue to the small but elegant beach and village of Porto Covo, and then Vila Nova de Mil Fontes, located on the Costa Vicentina, and being on the coast, was once heavily ravaged by pirates. Then we continue to the southwest corner of Portugal, the Cape of Saint Vincent, Sagres and the School of Navigation of the Infante D. Henrique. Now its time to enjoy the Algarve’s beaches, golf courses, travel back in time and feel the five centuries of Muslim heritage through its white houses and the trap of roofs and chimneys, which we can so well see in the city of Lagos, local of bad memory of the slave market and that there are still its walls, on the way to Albufeira we will stop at the fortress of Santa Catarina in the ” praia da Rocha”. Rest, eat and have fun, because here the nights are never old. The Second Day we will departure from the hotel and visit different beaches with its excellent conditions, pass by Oura beach, Olhos de Agua until we reach Vilamoura, with its luxurious marina, hotels and its casino. Then visit the beautiful church in Almancil filled with tiles from the Baroque period, hence the expression “gold on blue”. And from here to the capital Faro, which in the sixteenth century lived 2,000 whites and 500 black slaves, but miscegenation created this city in a multiracial society, where we can see black figures and saints in its 4 churches in the historic center: The Cathedral, S. Pedro, Carmo and Capuchos. Possible lunch here. In the afternoon we will visit the town of Tavira and its river and market. On the way back we are waiting for the mountain town of Loulé and its beautiful historic center. On the Third Day we left our hotel in the Algarve to visit Silves, which was one of the most important Muslim cities in the Algarve, devastated by the earthquake of 1755 that had its epicenter near Sagres, visible remains of Muslims heritage in their construction, castle and church. On the way back to Lisbon we stop for a good sardine in Setubal, and from here we cross Arrábida Park, with a majestic view of the Atlantic and the Peninsula of Troia, that James Bond was in the 007 “at the service of his majesty”, then we go to Piriquita winery and there we get lost in a guided tour between tunnels and barrels, until the throat refreshes with a couple of glasses of wine. Arriving in Lisbon