We organise a programme of 2 – 3 hour guided walks which changes monthly, everyone is very welcome to come along and there is no need to book. There is a charge of 5 euro for each walk which includes a donation to charity (we are actively sponsoring 3 children in third world countries).
Tuesday October 17 – Let’s Walk from Caldas de Monchique
A 2.5 hour circular walk through the foothills with spectacular views down to the coast. Moderate walking as there ups and downs! 10.30am start – meet at the Foz do Banho cafe / restaurant on the main road up to Monchique. The cafe is on the left side just after passing the new ‘Longevity / Wellness’ complex on the right.
Tuesday October 24 – Let’s Walk from Estoi
A 2.5 hour fairly easy walk (no climbs) through little known countryside to the east of the historic village / town of Estoi; quietly beautiful. 10.30am start meet in the central square of Estoi in front of the church. Estoi is just north of Faro on the road to Sao Bras de Alportel.
Friday October 27– Let’s Walk around the Lake
A moderate 2.5 hour walk around part of the Bravura lake and then up through the countryside with great views. 10.30 start – meet in the car park above the lake. Take the EN125 from Portimao towards Lagos until you come to Odiaxere. In the centre of the town at the traffic lights turn right. Follow the signs for the Barragem, the car park is on the left by a cafe.
Tuesday October 31 – Let’s Walk through Orange Groves
A 2.5 hour very easy walk through the orange groves and small hamlets near Silves. 10.30am start – meet at the Snack Bar Oasis close to Alcantarilha Gare. Alcantarilha Gare is on the road between Silves and Algoz and when you arrive you turn to cross the railway line direction Fonte Louseiros. Follow the road uphill and then 250m on your left you will see the snack bar (just after Algarve Removals).
Tuesday November 7 – Let’s Walk from Vale de Telheiro
Another beautiful walk on the limestobe Barrocal, just over 2 hours and fairly easy. 10.30am start – meet at the cafe with no name. Drive to Loule and follow signs for Salir using the ring road. At the roundabout for Boliqueime, take the Boliqueime exit and then the road immediately right (sign for Vale da Telheiro). Drive for 3km on this road, café on left (Delta coffee sign).
More great walks to come ……….
PRIVATE GUIDED WALKS
We can provide you with an exclusive walk guide with local extensive knowledge who can take you and your friends for a private walk (3 – 4 hours) in an area of your choice. They will be able to give you a direct insight into the lives and livelihoods of the local people (remember nearly 90% of the Algarve remains unspoilt and undeveloped).
Our charges for this are as follows:
1 – 4 people 80€
5 – 8 people 120€
To book please e-mail us: firstname.lastname@example.org