2 Days Private Tour In the Algarve from Lisbon

Cultural & Theme Tours in Praia da Rocha

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Two days Private Tour in the Algarve from Lisbon,  perfect for you that wish to visit the Algarve region, but do not know exactly where or how. The Algarve is a Portuguese region with approximately 200 kms from East to West, in this two days we suggest the visit to some of the most important places among them; Faro, Tavira, Albufeira, Lagos and Sagres, always with the historical accompaniment of each place and there main curiosities, this private tour can still be adjusted according to your interests or curiosity.
ItineraryDay 1: Lisbon - Tavira - Faro - Vilamoura - AlbufeiraStop At: Tavira Island, Tavira, Faro District, AlgarveAt the Praça da República in Tavira we will find the City Hall and the Islamic Museological Nucleus with a diverse archaeological collection from the Islamic period, Vaso de Tavira, the ex-libris of the museum, the Misericórdia Church, built between 1541 and 1551, is considered the most remarkable Renaissance expression of the Algarve.In the Tavira Castle a military architecture that went through several phases over time with an important role in the defense of this territory, the perfect place for a panoramic view of the city.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Old Town Faro, Faro, Faro District, AlgarvePerhaps the city in the Algarve with more heritage, Faro a city to discover it within its walls, with a history so divergent wealth to the poverty of looting to authentic destruction especially during the great earthquake of 1755. In Faro we disftrutar of its historical center and who knows how to have a coffee in one of the many cafés and terraces.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Marina de Vilamoura, Loule, Faro District, AlgarveVilamoura, it´s the country’s largest luxury complex with: Marina, five golf courses, nightclubs, tennis and diving club and many star-studded hotels.The Vilamoura marina receives annually private yachts from whole World, nevertheless the first one in 1974, was the Giralda sailboat of His Royal Highness, the Count of Barcelona, from here never again stopped, having become an important center of tourism and lodging private residential luxury.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Centro Historico de Albufeira, Albufeira, Faro District, AlgarveWith three magnificent beaches; Praia dos Pescadores, Peneco and Inatel, Albufeira is undoubtedly a place not to be missed, with the colorful fishing boats on the ” Pescadores” beach, authentic live memories of a fishing past, keeping the fishermen tradition they continue to provide local restaurants with fish caught daily.The historic center of Albufeira with a traditional atmosphere with its whitewashed houses with narrow cobbled streets filled with cafes and shops with a lively nightlife being the central avenue is a succession of tempting bars, restaurants and nightclubs.Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Albufeira - Lagos - Sagres - LisbonStop At: Centro Historico de Albufeira, Albufeira, Faro District, AlgarveWe will pick up our guests in there location in AlbufeiraDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Marina de Lagos, Lagos, Faro District, AlgarveLagos was already in the middle of the sixteenth century, the great base of support for the Discoveries, the place from which its main expeditions departed and where many of the products marketed.This strategic importance of Lagos gave rise to a considerable economic development, which was translated in the fixation of many people in the city, originating its urban growth.The continuous harassment that the city suffered on the part of the North African corso forced to the construction of a second waist of walls, adapted to the new concepts of the military architecture, that the generalization of the use of the artillery had introduced, and that the Portuguese, following the model Italian avant-garde, had been putting into practice in Morocco and in most of the territories integrated in the Empire.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Fortaleza de Sagres, Sagres, Faro District, AlgarveThe Sagres Fortress, also known as Promotorium Sacrum, built by order of Prince Henry the Navigator, where inside we will see; cannons, a sixteenth-century tower and also the Church of Our Lady of Grace, one of the former monument ex-líbris is the rose of the winds, a sundial that some consider to be of the time of the infant and the nautical school that he founded in Sagres.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Cape Saint Vincent, Sagres, Faro District, AlgarveVery close by we have the Fortress of “Cabo de Sao Vicente”, built in the 16th century to protect the coast from the Moorish attacks, pirates and, according to the legend, the place where the fortress was built will have received the remains of San Vicente before they were moved to Lisbon.Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Boat Ride into the Caves in Lagos
  • Driver/guide
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Hotels
  • Entry/Admission - Tavira Island
  • Entry/Admission - Centro Historico de Albufeira
  • Entry/Admission - Fortaleza de Sagres
  • Entry/Admission - Cape Saint Vincent

Itinerary

Day 1: Lisbon - Tavira - Faro - Vilamoura - Albufeira Stop At: Tavira Island, Tavira, Faro District, Algarve At the Praça da República in Tavira we will find the City Hall and the Islamic Museological Nucleus with a diverse archaeological collection from the Islamic period, Vaso de Tavira, the ex-libris of the museum, the Misericórdia Church, built between 1541 and 1551, is considered the most remarkable Renaissance expression of the Algarve. In the Tavira Castle a military architecture that went through several phases over time with an important role in the defense of this territory, the perfect place for a panoramic view of the city. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Old Town Faro, Faro, Faro District, Algarve Perhaps the city in the Algarve with more heritage, Faro a city to discover it within its walls, with a history so divergent wealth to the poverty of looting to authentic destruction especially during the great earthquake of 1755. In Faro we disftrutar of its historical center and who knows how to have a coffee in one of the many cafés and terraces. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Marina de Vilamoura, Loule, Faro District, Algarve Vilamoura, it´s the country’s largest luxury complex with: Marina, five golf courses, nightclubs, tennis and diving club and many star-studded hotels. The Vilamoura marina receives annually private yachts from whole World, nevertheless the first one in 1974, was the Giralda sailboat of His Royal Highness, the Count of Barcelona, from here never again stopped, having become an important center of tourism and lodging private residential luxury. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Centro Historico de Albufeira, Albufeira, Faro District, Algarve With three magnificent beaches; Praia dos Pescadores, Peneco and Inatel, Albufeira is undoubtedly a place not to be missed, with the colorful fishing boats on the ” Pescadores” beach, authentic live memories of a fishing past, keeping the fishermen tradition they continue to provide local restaurants with fish caught daily. The historic center of Albufeira with a traditional atmosphere with its whitewashed houses with narrow cobbled streets filled with cafes and shops with a lively nightlife being the central avenue is a succession of tempting bars, restaurants and nightclubs. Duration: 2 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 2: Albufeira - Lagos - Sagres - Lisbon Stop At: Centro Historico de Albufeira, Albufeira, Faro District, Algarve We will pick up our guests in there location in Albufeira Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: Marina de Lagos, Lagos, Faro District, Algarve Lagos was already in the middle of the sixteenth century, the great base of support for the Discoveries, the place from which its main expeditions departed and where many of the products marketed. This strategic importance of Lagos gave rise to a considerable economic development, which was translated in the fixation of many people in the city, originating its urban growth. The continuous harassment that the city suffered on the part of the North African corso forced to the construction of a second waist of walls, adapted to the new concepts of the military architecture, that the generalization of the use of the artillery had introduced, and that the Portuguese, following the model Italian avant-garde, had been putting into practice in Morocco and in most of the territories integrated in the Empire. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Fortaleza de Sagres, Sagres, Faro District, Algarve The Sagres Fortress, also known as Promotorium Sacrum, built by order of Prince Henry the Navigator, where inside we will see; cannons, a sixteenth-century tower and also the Church of Our Lady of Grace, one of the former monument ex-líbris is the rose of the winds, a sundial that some consider to be of the time of the infant and the nautical school that he founded in Sagres. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Cape Saint Vincent, Sagres, Faro District, Algarve Very close by we have the Fortress of “Cabo de Sao Vicente”, built in the 16th century to protect the coast from the Moorish attacks, pirates and, according to the legend, the place where the fortress was built will have received the remains of San Vicente before they were moved to Lisbon. Duration: 1 hour No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
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