From our base in the picturesque resort of Albufeira, discover the charms of the Algarve with its spectacular coastline, sleepy fishing villages and historic towns.
You will stay for seven nights at the 4-star Hotel Vila Galé Cerro Alagoa, situated in Albufeira, near the Fisherman Beach (Praia dos Pescadores).
Fly to Faro where you will be transferred to your hotel in Albufeira for a seven-night stay.
The day is at leisure for you to explore at your own pace. Albufeira is one of the Algarve's most popular resorts. Meander around the bustling streets, with its selection of cafés and bars. Enjoy a drink and admire the views.
Location: Sagres & Lagos
Our included excursion takes us to the western Algarve, seeing Sagres, a picturesque fishing village, and to admire the views at Cape St. Vincent, where Europe’s mainland ends. We also visit Lagos, a fantastic town full of historical interest.
Location: Silves & Monchique
Today our included excursion takes us into the volcanic mountain range of Serra de Monchique. We visit the village of Monchique, and also pause en-route at Foia, the highest point in the Algarve. We then visit the town of Silves, once an important Moorish city in the Algarve, a powerful trade centre, and important cultural centre. Today Silves is a quiet market town, where you can see the remains of the Moorish castle, and the ‘Ponte Romana’ which was rebuilt in the 15th century.
Day at leisure.
Location: Alentejo Region and Beja with regional lunch
Join our included excursion into the the Alentejo region which lies to the north of the Algarve. In Castro Verde admire the Basilica and its 'azulejos' (traditional ceramic tiles). Next, we visit a local winery and olive oil farm where you can enjoy a typical regional lunch and wine tasting. In the afternoon, we visit the historic old town of Beja and the ancient Pax Julia with its Roman ruins.
Location: Faro & Tavira
Our included excursion takes us to the Eastern Algarve and to Faro, the Algarve’s capital. The city offers so much more than just a landing point in Portugal. It is full of history and there are great shops, restaurants and cafés aplenty. We continue to Tavira, an elegant town known for its historic churches, chapels and grand houses with filigree balconies.
To Faro Airport for your return flight.
You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.
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