Guided Walks – Algarve

Algarve

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).

 

 WALKS THAT WILL MAKE YOUR HEARTS SING! 

Tuesday April 25 – Let’s walk from Moncarapacho

A soothing, gentle walk of about 2.5 hours along forgotten pathways and trails – a walk all can enjoy!
10.30m start – meet at the Cafe Dija in the central square of Moncarapacho. From the EN 125 turn left at Fuzeta and after 4km at traffic lights go left, after 200m turn right into the square – the cafe is in the corner. From A22 you exit at junction 15 and follow signs for Fuzeta and Moncarapcho. Chris – 913 011 537

Tuesday May 2 – Let’s Walk from Fontes de Louseiros
An easy walk through country lanes, passing tiny hamlets and luscious orange groves, about 2.5 hours
10.30am start – meet at Cafe Falcao in the centre of F Louseiros. At Alcantarilha Gare on the road between Silves and Algoz, you cross the railway line signed for Fontes Louseiros and drive for about 4km when you come to the village, the cafes is on the right.

Tuesday May 9 – Let’s Walk from Alto Fica
A fascinating walk through a varied landscape with some wonderful spring flowers. Moderately easy with some ups and downs about 2.5 hours
10.30am start – meet at the cafes in the centre of the village. From Boliqueime take the road for Loule, drive over the A22 motorway and after the quarry turn left for Alte. After 500m at the T – junction go left and now follow the road for about 8km towards Benafim when you come to Alto Fica with cafes both sides of the road. Chris 913 011 537

Tuesday May 16 – Let’s Walk in the Forest
Just above Barao S Joao is a National forest and this walk of 2.5 hours takes you up through the forest before emerging on the hill top with great views. The return is around the hillside with good views south to the sea. Fairly easy – one climb.
10.30am start – meet at the cafe in the main street opposite the church in Barao S Joao. Take the A22 to the end at first exit at the roundabout towards Lagos. Drive through Bensafrim and then turn right for Lagos Zoo, after 5km you arrive at BS Joao and the church is on the left.

More great walks to come in May!

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: portugalwalks@gmail.com