If you only have time for one tour, then this has everything. A chance to visit the mountains and see some remains of its Moorish and Roman existence. Silves (The old Moorish Capital) castle and cathedral. Climb the Monchique Mountains to Fóia - the highest point of the Algarve. Free time for wine tasting and taking of spectacular photos. You will then make your way down to the mountains to the lunch stop (included). After lunch you will journey over to the beautiful town of Lagos - indoor slave market (the first in Europe), Saint Anthony's golden church, fort and old town. Afterwards you continue on to Cape Saint Vincent, the most south-westerly point of Europe, known as "the End of the World". Visit the strongest lighthouse in Europe, Baleeira - beautiful fishing harbour and passing by the Fortaleza (Home of Prince Henry's School of Navigation).
Algarve Photo Tour
This tour is for those who would like to see the real Algarve, its hidden villages, its beautiful countryside and a chance to see the Algarve and its people, and has it has been for centuries before. You start off with a visit to one of the highest parts of the Caldeirão Mountains with a short coffee stop with fantastic views. You then carry on into the hills with stops at various villages with handicrafts being demonstrated. You visit the historical towns of Querença, Salir and spend the afternoon in the most typical village of Algarve. Lots of stops and information on the fauna and don't forget "your cameras".
A visit to Faro, the capital of the Algarve province with its 13th century city centre. Then you follow on to the Moorish town of Olhão, a key town for fishing and its important fish market. Visit the attractive and charming old town of Tavira with a 4th Century Roman Bridge and its many churches. Then on to Gilão and Cacela Velha. Finally to Monte Gordo and Vila Real de Santo António, the border town with Spain, separated by the generous mouth of the River Guadiana.
Lagos & Sagres
A chance to wonder back in time to the era of the Portuguese Discoveries - In Lagos visit the golden church of Saint Anthony and the first slave market of Europe. Ponta da Piedade - spectacular rock formations. Sagres - beautiful unspoilt harbour, passing by the 15th century fortress. Visit the Cape St.Vincent (the most southwesterly point of Europe), known as "The end of the World" and also time to see the most powerful European lighthouse.
Silves & Monchique
A day involving History, Culture and Scenery. Silves - the old Moorish capital of the Algarve. Time to visit the castle and the cathedral. Continuing through to Caldas - Old roman spar town with its rejuvenating waters. Climbing the Monchique Mountains up to Foia, the highest point of Algarve (free wine tasting and time for photos).
Faro City Tours & Shopping
Faro - Capital of Algarve since 1756. Here you visit the old town originally built by the Romans. Visit the 13th Century Cathedral, Ethnographic Museum, Convent and still have time for shopping or just walk through this interesting city.
A visit to another holiday resort - Praia da Rocha - with its spectacular beaches and views from the 16th century Sta. Catarina fort (free time) continuing into Portimão centre.
Free time to get all your presents in one go. Very good handicrafts, crystal, leather goods and fashion items as well as a stop on the way home for free wine tasting. Portimão is the shoe shop centre of the Algarve.
A visit to this beautiful inland town to get involved with the locals at the weekly Markets.
Plenty of free time to visit the Moorish castle, browse around the quaint narrow shopping streets or hustle and bustle with the locals in the Gypsy Market.
This is for those who love a bargain!!!
This is a chance to spend some time in the bustling gypsy market and get those last minute bargains, as well as visiting two other tourist resorts of the Algarve.
Quarteira - quaint fishing village and the Marina of Vilamoura - the largest in Europe.
Enjoy a great night out with the locals. Portuguese genuine country festivity in an old farmhouse with folk dancing and accordion music. Entertainment and lots of fun throughout the evening with unlimited wine.
Folklore dancers/singers in traditional costumes and lively music for dancing with the locals (don’t worry they will show you how!). Food, wine, music and show all included.
Lisboa City Tours & Shopping
While you are in Portugal you cannot miss the wonderful opportunity to visit our capital.
You will enter Lisbon via the impressive 25th Abril suspension bridge (with unbelievable views). Our visits include - Belém Tower, Jerónimos Monastery, Monument of the Discoveries, Alfama (old Jewish sector).
Free time for shopping, visiting St. Georges Castle or just wondering around this enchanting city, followed by a visit to the site of the Expo'98. Return to the Algarve via the Vasco da Gama Bridge, the longest in Europe.
You start the tour with a visit to 'the village of Aljustrel (site of the Angel's well), where the shepherd children lived and grew up (see the site of an Apparition in Valinhos.
Free time to have lunch (not included), shop and attend mass at the Basilica or at the Chapel of the Apparitions in the Sanctuary of Fátima.
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