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Walking Close to Nature in the West Algarve - Self-Guided Walking Tour

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Day 1: Day 1

Stop At: Faro Airport, 8006-901 Faro, Portugal
Fly to Faro and transfer by road to Carvoeiro.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: 7 nights in a twin/double room

Day 2: Day 2

Stop At: Carvoeiro Boardwalk, Estrada do Algar Seco, Carvoeiro Portugal
A fascinating walk between two popular resorts giving us insights into the rural villa culture of this region.

Our gentle tracks and quiet lanes take us through the sleepy rural countryside dotted with fields and trees and pass villas large and small where people from all over the world have made their home.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: 7 nights in a twin/double room

Day 3: Day 3

Stop At: Praia Da Rocha, Avenida Tomas Cabreira, Praia da Rocha, Portimao 8500-802 Portugal
From Ferragudo we follow a stunning coastline westwards to Portimão and the stunning Praia da Rocha.

This area is famous for its exclusive and elaborate villas. Our walk along this spectacular coastline lets us see why.

Take time during the walk to visit Ferragudo one of the most attractive and popular villages of the area.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: 7 nights in a twin/double room

Day 4: Day 4

Stop At: Armacao de Pera Beach, Armacao Beach Armação de Pêra, Silves, Silves 8365-101 Portugal
This imaginatively designed walk in the rolling hillsides just inland from Carvoeiro enables us to visit and appreciate an area hidden from normal tourism, giving us an insight into the traditional Algarvian way of life as we walk through ancient farmland, smallholdings, orange orchards and the “dry” orchards so typical of this area, to finish in the attractive town of Lagoa
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: 7 nights in a twin/double room

Day 5: Day 5 - free day

Stop At: Carvoeiro Boardwalk, Estrada do Algar Seco, Carvoeiro Portugal
This is an ideal opportunity to relax and enjoy the attractions of the Algarve. You can walk/tour independently, or visit local places of interest. From Lagos there is a wide variety of sightseeing available (we can advise and/or recommend options according to your interests). Keen bird-watchers may wish to visit Sagres to the West, or the Ria Formosa, in the East Algarve.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: 7 nights in a twin/double room

Day 6: Day 6

Stop At: Carvoeiro Boardwalk, Estrada do Algar Seco, Carvoeiro Portugal
We begin our walk in Lagoa, the centre of the viticulture of the region.

We walk south through the quiet, fertile, Barrocal landscape dotted with fields and smallholdings and watch our surroundings evolve as we near the coast and Carvoeiro into a landscape of beautiful villas set in gardens bedecked with flowers.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: 7 nights in a twin/double room

Day 7: Day 7

Stop At: Seven Hanging Valleys Trail, Portugal
Today we offer a fantastic coastal walk taking in one of the most famous and dramatic sections of the Algarve coastline. Towering cliffs, sea caves and grottos, superb sandy coves and spectacular headlands including the much photographed Benagil domed caves lined with beautiful sandstone strata.

All this can be seen during this stunning walk to finish along Carvoeiro’s renowned elevated boardwalk.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: 7 nights in a twin/double room

Day 8: Day 8

Stop At: Faro Airport, 8006-901 Faro, Portugal
At convenient time, departure to Faro Airport or Faro Train station.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Point:
• Faro Airport
• Faro Train Station
• Faro Bus Station
Dates: See Availability

Return point:
• Faro Airport
• Faro Train Station
• Faro Bus Station

Airports

  • Faro Airport, Faro Portugal
Duration
8 days
Return Details
• Faro Airport
• Faro Train Station
• Faro Bus Station
Inclusions
  • 7x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • The Hotel: Carvoeiro Plaza (or similar)
  • 7 nights in a twin/double room
  • Single supplement applied in single rooms
  • Extra nights can be added
  • Transfers from Faro airport / Faro train station / Faro bus station to the Hotel on the first day
  • Transfers from the Hotel to Faro airport / Faro train station / Faro bus station on last day
  • Accommodation vouchers
  • Taxi vouchers
  • Emergency contact numbers
  • General information on your holiday, gastronomy and history of the region
  • Walking maps & detailed walks descriptions
  • Walking / cycling maps
  • Assistance 24/7
  • Trip documents can be provided in English
  • Entry/Admission - Faro Airport
Exclusions
  • Any services not listed as included
  • Flights to and from Portugal
  • Meals, tips/gratuities, baggage or personal insurance (except as outlined)
  • Admission fees to castles & attractions or events (except as outlined)
  • Personal expenses
  • Supplements.
  • Entry/Admission - Seven Hanging Valleys Trail
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • The land only option allows you to book your own transport to and from the holiday. This package already includes a transfer departing from Faro airport, Faro train station and Faro bus station. If none of this option suits you, please add to your booking a transfer that does. You can also rent a car. If you wish to stay more nights, just send us an email with your request.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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By: BeCool Travel
8 reviews
kkirksilva
10
We enjoyed every minute of it
Very well organized. Easy walking in low lying coastal Algarve, staying in the same hotel throughout. We enjoyed
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jonasdexter
20
very relaxing
We took the tour on a cloudy day since it was a bit cold for the beach, and it was a great choice. The driver
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Andy G
10
Family trip
We chose this tour because it had an historical accent, although a bit afraid that the kids would get bored. But
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son1amartin
20
Lovely tour
A great introduction to the Algarve countryside, totally different from our previous experiences. My folks loved
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