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From Albufeira: Full-Day Tour of Algarve Eastern's Finest

1. From Albufeira: Full-Day Tour of Algarve Eastern's Finest

This full-day trip around the finest of the east in the Algarve. Get started with the pickup in the hotels or meeting point in the Albufeira area and heading to the city of Faro. This is our first stop in the beautiful capital of the Algarve. Visit the Old town with spare time for shopping at the shops in the downtown. Next we will be heading to the city of Olhão, where you can visit the market of Olhão, which is the most famous market in the Algarve. Explore the Moorish fishing town of Olhão, with its bustling streets and shops. Tavira city it's the next stop, and you will discover the city of Tavira, with his cobbled streets, picturesque churches, and visit its Roman Bridge. In Tavira you will have spare time to have lunch. Last stop, it's the Vila Nova Cacela Velha city, where you visit the city and watch the panoramic views over the sea. This is where we conclude the tour, and we will make our way back to the hotels.

Eastern Portugal: Day Trip to Faro, Olhão, Tavira, & more

2. Eastern Portugal: Day Trip to Faro, Olhão, Tavira, & more

Take a full-day trip around the best of the east of Portugal. Benefit from pickup from your hotel, transportation around the historic sights, and take time to immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere. Begin your day with convenient pickup before heading to Faro. Admire the capital of the Algarve as you tour the historic 13th-century city center. Next, move on to the Moorish fishing town of Olhão. Stroll around its bustling streets or shop for local products in its traditional markets. Continue your tour to Tavirna. Explore a town of cobbled streets, picturesque churches, and visit its Roman Bridge. Climb up to its castle and photograph the views from its observation point. Take advantage of some free time for lunch in one of its many restaurants (own expense). Conclude your tour with stops at Villa Real de Sto- Antonio and Cacel Velha. Discover a village where the Ria Formosa meets the Atlantic Ocean. Finally, head back on the bus for the return journey and drop-off at your accommodation.

Tavira: Tuk-Tuk City Tour

3. Tavira: Tuk-Tuk City Tour

Enjoy this Tavira City tour and go to all the corners of the city that tell you about its history and its main nooks and secrets.  Pass through the area of Alto de São Brás and see the chapel of São Brás and the Church of Nossa Senhor do Carmo which is the largest church in the city.  Stop in the salt pans for 5 minutes, it is located in the area of Atalaia. There you find the Convent of Bernardas and the former prison. Stop at the church São Sebastião for 5 minutes and take some great photos.  Continue through the military barracks, Church of São Francisco, Church of São José, the street of Liberdade and República square which is in the city center.  Experience the historic area which is the most important area of this tour. Use the opportunity to visit the Convent of Graça, Santiago church, Santa Maria church, Misericórdia church, and stop at the Castle for another 5 minutes.  The tour is carried on a 100% electric tuk-tuk.

Benagil Hiking Tour

4. Benagil Hiking Tour

Hello everybody! Come walk with me on the famous trail of the seven hanging valleys. The adventure begins in Benagil where we begin the 1h15 hour walk along the beautiful trail of the seven hanging valleys, visiting the top of Benagil beach and the top of the Benhagil cave. I have a few stops along the way to take fantastic photos! We continue to the cliffs of Marinha beach. Where you can find the beautiful photo of the Titanic, the heart and the Bridge. The cliffs and Praia da Marinha are one of the 40 most beautiful beaches in the world! Included in the Michelin guide. Stop for 1.30 hours of free time at the beach. You can snorkel and relax a little in the shade of the umbrella provided by us. Finally, visit the Senhora da Rocha chapel, which is built on top of a cliff! An ancient construction! A rare beauty! For the beauty between the green of the Pines, the brown of the cliffs and the green of the sea!

Cabanas de Tavira: Dolphin Watching Boat Tour

5. Cabanas de Tavira: Dolphin Watching Boat Tour

Experience the excitement of seeing dolphins swimming in the open ocean on this boat tour. You tour offers a 95% chance that you will see dolphins. You will also learn about the dolphin species that live near the Ria Formosa. Your skipper is very experienced and knows just where to find these friendly and gentle creatures. Keep your eyes open during your 2.5-hour tour and you might be the first to spot the dolphins.

Faro Airport: Transfer To/From Tavira or Faro City Center

6. Faro Airport: Transfer To/From Tavira or Faro City Center

Enjoy a safe and reliable private airport transfer between Faro Airport and your accommodation in Tavira or Faro city center. Choose from a 1-way service to or from the airport. Be greeted by your driver who will be waiting for you at the arrival hall with a sign displaying your name. Your driver will track your flight so you won't have to worry in case of a flight delay. Save yourself having to carry heavy bags and navigating the public transportation system and take comfort knowing that all vehicles are regularly maintained to high-quality standards.

Tavira Total Tuk Tuk Tour: Tavira Tour & Tuna Museum Visit

7. Tavira Total Tuk Tuk Tour: Tavira Tour & Tuna Museum Visit

Start your day with a private tour of the city on an electric tuk-tuk. Visit the main historical sights of the city, such as the Tavira castle. Hear interesting stories and facts about the city from your local guide. Old Tuna Village

Faro Airport: Private Transfer to Tavira & Cabanas Tavira

8. Faro Airport: Private Transfer to Tavira & Cabanas Tavira

The private driver will collect the passengers, waiting at the airport arrivals. It will be duly identified with the name of the company and will have written the name of the passenger who booked the trip. It will help carry the luggage to the transfer and then unload it at the door of the accommodation reserved by the customers in Tavira or Cabanas de Tavira. The driver has plenty of driving experience, practicing safe and smooth driving. We have child seats available, just let us know the number of children to be transported and their ages.

Fado na Igreja

9. Fado na Igreja

FADO Nascido na Lisboa oitocentista, o Fado encontrava-se presente nos momentos de convívio e lazer. Evocando temas de emergência urbana, cantando o quotidiano, o Fado encontra-se numa primeira fase, muito associado a contextos sociais pautados pela marginalidade e transgressão. A partir das primeiras décadas do século XX, o Fado conhece uma gradual divulgação e consagração popular e, na década de 50 a internacionalização do Fado consolida-se definitivamente sobretudo através da figura de Amália Rodrigues. Em 2011, o Fado foi declarado pela UNESCO Património Imaterial da Humanidade. Oportunidade de assistir a um espetáculo de Fado ao vivo, na Igreja da Misericórdia, monumento assinalável da cidade de Faro.

Tavira Olive Experience: Factory Tour & Tasting

10. Tavira Olive Experience: Factory Tour & Tasting

Welcome to our captivating olive factory tour! Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of olives as you witness their transformation. Our unique selling point includes a hands-on experience, expert guidance, a diverse range of offerings, and a delightful wine tasting experience. During the tour, you'll embark on a guided journey through our factory, where you'll learn about the art of olive production. Witness the meticulous process of hand-picking olives, followed by their transformation and packaging. Engage your senses as you explore the aromatic olives, olive oil, tantalizing chili sauces, delightful orange marmalade, and exquisite honey. As the tour comes to a close, you'll be treated to a special wine tasting session where you can savor the flavors of our products alongside locally produced wines. Indulge in the perfect pairing of olives and wine, enhancing your culinary adventure. You'll also have the opportunity to purchase your favorite items to take home and enjoy later, ensuring that the memories of your olive factory tour linger on your taste buds. Join us for this unforgettable olive factory tour and discover the magic behind the transformation of olives, complemented by a delightful wine tasting experience.

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4.3 / 5

based on 222 reviews

This is a great tour that provides you with a macro view of the Algarve region if you are pressed for time while visiting this region. The tour takes you to a couple of coastal area neighborhoods that are spectacular and worth visiting. A tour worth its value.

It was a super way to see all of the Algarve The buses were Superb very comfortable and air-conditioned The guide spoke four different languages so she was amazing! It was a long day we started in Lagos at 7:15 am and did not get home until 815 pm

Had a lovely day out visiting some amazing places with shopping cafes etc would highly recommend

Was an amazing day , we met a lady very kind called Ana who explained very well and clear . Top

Lovely guide, good amount of time in each place, worth the money