Albufeira Full Day Historical Algarve Tour

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Join us on the most historical and popular tour of the Algarve. Visit Silves, a historical city that was formerly an Arab capital; Lagos, a town linked to the Portuguese discoveries; and Sagres, a fishing village where many expeditions began.

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Our first stop is the ancient city of Silves, the ancient Arab capital of Algarve. You will be able to see the Silves Castle, one of the best well preserved Moorish castles in the country, and the Silves Cathedral, the main Gothic monument in Algarve.

Then climb the Monchique Mountains to Foia- the highest point of the Algarve. Have free time for wine tasting and taking spectacular photos. Then enjoy a stop for lunch (not included in tour price) but not before basking in glorious views on the way through the mountains.

Then head for Lagos, an ancient maritime town that Prince Henry the Navigator called home. It was here that he sent ships to Morocco and Africa. Visit some of the town's most well known sites, including the Saint Anthony's Golden Church, fort, old town, the site of the former slave market and more.

Finally, we will go to Sagres, Cape Saint Vicente; the most southwestern point of Europe known as the "End of the word". Visit the strongest lighthouse in Europe, Baleeira, a beautiful fishing harbor and passing by the Fortaleza; home of Prince Henry's School of Navigation.

Includes

  • English-speaking guide
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From Monte Gordo - Tavira

Duration: 9:30 hour(s)
Available: Tue and Sun
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: English-speaking guide

Schedule

  • 08:40

    Pick-up at your Hotel in Albufeira

  • Ria Formosa Natural Park

    You will start your trip with a visit to the Ria Formosa Natural Park (PNRF), one of the most beautiful natural sites in Portugal. The protected area is a home to various unique species and is famous for it's picturesque vast beaches.

  • Silves

    Your first stop will be at the ancient city of Silves. Its deep Arab heritage led to the construction of many Moorish style architectures, including the Silves Castle and the Silves Catherdral. Both of these landmarks have become and integral part of the city.

  • Foia

    Head up through the Monchique Mountains to reach Algarve's highest point, Foia. A perfect spot to take beautiful snapshots around the area. Take the road through the mountains again as you head to your next stop for lunch (not included in tour price).

  • Lagos

    Visit the historic town which is home to Prince Henry the Navigator. This is the area he used to send ships to Morocco and Africa. Take a tour around the town's iconic sites such as Saint Anthony's Golden Church, Old Town, a former slave market site and many more!

  • Santa Luzia and Faro

    You will also visit the picturesque village of Santa Luzia, a traditional fishing village with beautiful, unspoiled beaches. Finally, you will pass by the cosmopolitan city of Faro, the capital of the Algarve.

  • 18:00

    Drop-off at your Hotel in Albufeira

Adult ( Age & over ) From Child ( Age & over ) From Infant ( Age & over ) Free
From Praia da Luz - Quarteira

Duration: 9:30 hour(s)
Available: Tue, Thu, Fri and Sun
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: English-speaking guide

Schedule

  • 08:40

    Pick-up at your Hotel in Albufeira

  • Ria Formosa Natural Park

    You will start your trip with a visit to the Ria Formosa Natural Park (PNRF), one of the most beautiful natural sites in Portugal. The protected area is a home to various unique species and is famous for it's picturesque vast beaches.

  • Silves

    Your first stop will be at the ancient city of Silves. Its deep Arab heritage led to the construction of many Moorish style architectures, including the Silves Castle and the Silves Catherdral. Both of these landmarks have become and integral part of the city.

  • Foia

    Head up through the Monchique Mountains to reach Algarve's highest point, Foia. A perfect spot to take beautiful snapshots around the area. Take the road through the mountains again as you head to your next stop for lunch (not included in tour price).

  • Lagos

    Visit the historic town which is home to Prince Henry the Navigator. This is the area he used to send ships to Morocco and Africa. Take a tour around the town's iconic sites such as Saint Anthony's Golden Church, Old Town, a former slave market site and many more!

  • Santa Luzia and Faro

    You will also visit the picturesque village of Santa Luzia, a traditional fishing village with beautiful, unspoiled beaches. Finally, you will pass by the cosmopolitan city of Faro, the capital of the Algarve.

  • 18:00

    Drop-off at your Hotel in Albufeira

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Schedule

  • 08:40

    Pick-up at your Hotel in Albufeira

  • Ria Formosa Natural Park

    You will start your trip with a visit to the Ria Formosa Natural Park (PNRF), one of the most beautiful natural sites in Portugal. The protected area is a home to various unique species and is famous for it's picturesque vast beaches.

  • Silves

    Your first stop will be at the ancient city of Silves. Its deep Arab heritage led to the construction of many Moorish style architectures, including the Silves Castle and the Silves Catherdral. Both of these landmarks have become and integral part of the city.

  • Foia

    Head up through the Monchique Mountains to reach Algarve's highest point, Foia. A perfect spot to take beautiful snapshots around the area. Take the road through the mountains again as you head to your next stop for lunch (not included in tour price).

  • Lagos

    Visit the historic town which is home to Prince Henry the Navigator. This is the area he used to send ships to Morocco and Africa. Take a tour around the town's iconic sites such as Saint Anthony's Golden Church, Old Town, a former slave market site and many more!

  • Santa Luzia and Faro

    You will also visit the picturesque village of Santa Luzia, a traditional fishing village with beautiful, unspoiled beaches. Finally, you will pass by the cosmopolitan city of Faro, the capital of the Algarve.

  • 18:00

    Drop-off at your Hotel in Albufeira

  • (For Drop-Off) Hotels in Albuferira Time: 18:00:00

Drop-off Time & Location

  • (For Drop-Off) Hotels in Albuferira Time: 18:00:00

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