Eastern Algarve Small Group Day Trip To Castro Marim, Tavira And Faro - Albufeira

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Tour Information

Key Details

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  • Hotel pickup Available
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  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8.30 AM at your hotel / accommodation unit (only the coastal part of Albufeira, Loulé, Lagoa and Portimão areas). Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provid.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Hotels / housing units located in coastal areas
  • Return Details :
    Hotels / housing units located in coastal areas
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Explore the eastern part of Algarve for a taste of local traditions and historical landmarks. See different types of architecture based on the several people who left their mark in the region. Do not forget to try the local gastronomy and to bring the camera for stunning photos...

Know More about this tour

On this tour, you will travel to the eastern part of the Algarve region: from Castro Marim to Faro it's a wonderful journey where you decide how to end it, either with a boat trip along the coast and the Ria Formosa or instead a walking tour around the rich heritage inside medieval walls of the Algarve's capital.
Climb aboard a brand new and comfortable minivan and let yourself be carried away by the relaxed pace as you listen to the explanations of your Cool Guide! The first stop is Castro Marim, a quaint little village with a majestic castle strategically located. Like all the region of the Algarve, Castro Marim has records of occupation since the Bronze Age, with the presence of Phoenicians, Romans and Moors, until the Christian Reconquista. The castle has undergone several restorations throughout the centuries, and today houses an Archaeological Museum that definitely deserves a visit.

Then we leave for Vila Real de Santo Antnio, a city that stares Spain in the eyes. It has always been an important point of passage and commercial center. Stroll through the city center and observe the important architectural heritage, whose construction oversight was led by the Marquis of Pombal.

Our next stop is the small town of Tavira, one of the most beautiful and picturesque in the whole Algarve. Its entire historical center and typical houses form an absolutely charming picture, not to mention the castle or the iconic Roman bridge that connects the two banks of the river Gilo. Indulge in Mediterranean charm before the lunch in Santa Luzia, just a few minutes away from Tavira.

After lunch, we continue our journey to Olho, one of the most emblematic cities in the Algarve. All the town literally breathes sea: the golden sandy beaches, high quality fish and shellfish coming from the largest fishing port in the region or the Municipal Markets that we will also visit.

The last stop is Faro, the capital of the Algarve. Here you can choose between a walking tour or a boat trip. The walking tour explores the historic city center, particularly inside the medieval walls where lies numerous museums, churches and a Bones Chapel. For those who take the boat trip, you will not be disappointed as well: 1-hour ride to the Ria Formosa, a system of barrier islands that communicates with the sea through six inlets. It is an authentic ecological treasure, protected as a Natural Park, a safe haven for hundreds of birds and other species. Whatever your choice may be, this unforgettable tour will always end with a flourish

Inclusions

  • Small-group tour (up to 8 people max)
  • Pickup and drop-off from designatedareas
  • Local and informal guide/driver
  • Live commentary on board
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Guided Walking Tour of Faro and entrance fee inBones Chapel and Faro Cathedral (if selected over the boat tour)

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food (including meals) and drinks, unless specified
  • 1-Hour Boat Tour in Faro (if option selected) - 10 to be paid directly to the guide in the day of the tour

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide (2 languages max)

Minimum of 2 people and maximum of 8 people per booking: there is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

Boat tour option is subject to favorable weather conditions. A walking tour in the city center of Faro will be given as an alternative if the boat ride cannot be performed.

Boat tour option only available from May to October

A moderate amount of walking is involved. Beware that some areas can be physically challenging (steep ascent)

Not wheelchair accessible

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