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$37.74 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Benagil Caves Tour from Portimao

Visit the interior of the most famous caves in Europe and come aboard our boat. Travel by boat and see the sights of the water. This tour uses a small boat that allows you to enter the caves. Make sure you bring your camera with you to document this tour and marvel at the natural beauty of the Algarve. The tour lasts two hours.

$62.89 Tours & Sightseeing

Algarve Coastline Tour from Portimao

Discover the wonderful Praia da Marinha (Navy Beach), considered one of the 10 most beautiful beaches in Europe, recognized by the Michelin guide. Also know the Fort of Santa Catarina.Come aboard our boat. In the morning the sea is very calm, ideal conditions for an unforgettable caves trip. We start our trip in the historic harbor of Portimão. We follow the Rio Arade, passing the fishing village of Ferragudo and two medieval forts entering the Atlantic Ocean. With motor power we turn South-East, past the lighthouse of Ferragudo, the beach of Carneiros, the Roman tower and smugglers cave. Along the coastline of Carvoeiro with the rock formations of Algar Seco. We go to explore at least 4 of these fascinating caves. Through narrow or wide openings we explore dark or colorful shimmering, Cathedral-like vaults.

$377.37 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Private Tour Benagil Caves from Portimao

The boat leaves in the morning from Portimão when the sea is very calm, in ideal conditions for an unforgettable caves trip. Start the trip in the historic harbor of Portimão. Follow the Rio Arade, passing the fishing village of Ferragudo and two Medieval forts entering the Atlantic Ocean. With motor power the boat turns South-East, past the lighthouse of Ferragudo, the beach of Caneiros, the Roman tower and smugglers cave. Along the coastline of Carvoeiro with the rock formations of Algar Seco, Praia Vale de Centianes, up to the lighthouse of Alfanzina. Along the beaches of Benagil.

$157.24 Food, Wine & Nightlife

The Algarve Wine and Culinary Private Tour from Portimao

Your day begins with a 9:30am pickup from the Portimão area.Your first stop is at a winery where you can indulge in an extended tasting of five wines, including reserves, and local products including cheese, sausage, ham, bread, and crackers. Travel to the top of Monchique mountains, the highest point in the south of Portugal, where on clear days it is possible to see across the entire Algarve region and the Portuguese coastline to the Arrábida mountains close to Lisbon.Next, stop at a traditional medronho (brandy) distillery for another tasting. Have lunch at a top quality restaurant in the town of Monchique, which offers views to the Algarve coastline. Indulge in the daily selection of the best Portuguese cuisine specialties, including a starter, main course, wine, dessert, and coffee.Your tour concludes with a hotel drop-off back in the Portimão area at around 3:30pm.

$134.59 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Algarve Private Wine Tasting, Mountaintop Lunch from Portimao

Be picked up in the morning from your hotel for your private guided tour. Among your first stops will be visits to Quinta do Francês and Quinta do Morgado da Torre wineries. Here you will enjoy wine tasting of three wines from each winery. Next, you will visit the top of the Monchique Mountains. This is the highest point of southern Portugal, where on clear days it is possible to see the amazing view over the entire Algarve and Portuguese coastlines, up until the Arrábida Mountains, located near Lisbon.After ascending the mountain side, you will Indulge in a lovely lunch in a top quality restaurant, Luar da Fóia, in the town of Monchique, with an awe-inspiring view of the esplanade. Observe the Algarve coastline while enjoying the daily selection of the best Portuguese cuisine specialties. Lunch includes starters, main course, wine/water, dessert and coffee.When you are complete with your tour, you will be dropped back off at your hotel

$62.95 Tours & Sightseeing

Portimao to Alvor, Ferragudo Private Tour by Vintage Sidecar

Meet your driver-guide in Portimão in the morning or afternoon and let them know what you want to see so they can tailor the itinerary around you. After a safety briefing, put on your helmet and board the sidecar or motorcycle — if there are two of you, one rides pillion behind your guide — and set off. As you travel, revel in the breezes and views, and listen to the commentary from your guide, who will share historical facts about Portimão and its importance to the Algarve’s fishing and sardine canning industry.Ride through Portimão and cross the bridge to Ferragudo. This traditional village is one of the Algarve’s up and coming haunts, and boasts whitewashed fishermen’s cottages and cobbled streets huddled behind a restaurant-lined quayside.Admire the village and its hill fort as you head for Ferragudo lighthouse. Then, stop on the lighthouse promontory to absorb the epic views that stretch back to Portimao, and to the Atlantic Sea in one direction and the Monchique hills in the other.Coast back through the narrow streets of Portimão Old Town, passing the 18th-century Our Lady of the Conception church and other landmarks, and then continue to Alvor, a pretty town tucked between the Alvor River estuary and sea.Check out the riverfront streets and cliff-lined beaches and, if you wish, stop for refreshments (own expense) or some shopping (own expense). Next, trace the coast back to Portimão past beaches including the vast, sandy Praia da Rocha, and enjoy free time to visit Santa Catarina Fort, Portimão’s 17th-century maritime fortress. Stretch your legs around its battlements and learn about its history before rejoining your motorcycle and ending your tour at the start point. Before saying goodbye to your guide, receive a discount entry voucher to Portimão Museum — perfect if you want to delve further into Portimão’s history following your tour.