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 24 – Let’s Walk from Monte Seco
A moderately easy walk thats leads you above the valley with great views over unspoilt countryside and back along the Algibre river valley.
10.30pm start – meet in the centre of Monte Seco. From the A22 take the Boliqueime/Loule exit and follow the signs for Loule. After passing the quarry take the first road left and at the T junction turn left and follow the road through the village of Parragil and then down hill. After about 1km there is a turn on the left to Monte Seco. Turn and follow the road up into the village where it bends sharp left there is cafe (we meet here)

Tuesday May 1 – Let’s Walk from Pincho
A moderately easy walk through the countryside awash with cistus bushes in full bloom – about 2.5 hours.
10.30pm start – meet at the cafe / restaurant in Pincho. Take the A22 westwards until it ends at Bensafrim and then continue on the road to Aljezur. After about 8km you have a turning to the right to Pincho. Turn and follow the road for approx 5km when you come to Pincho and the cafe is on the left.

Tuesday May 8 – Lets walk from Vale Fuseiros
A fascinating moderate walk of 2.5 hours in this little known area where you can pass menhirs dating from 3,000BC and ancient tombs from the Visigoth era. There are some short steep climbs – well worth the effort.
10.30am start meet at the cafe/restaurant Casa da Vinha in Vale Fuzeiros. From Silves take the road towards Messines and after 9km turn left to Amorosa. Drive through Amorosa on the main road and you will then see a left turn to Vale Fuzeiros. When you come into the village Casa da Vinha is at the far end (about 1km) on the left side.

Tuesday May 15 – Let’s Walk to the Windmills
A moderately easy walk of just over 2 hours behind the village of Sta Barbara de Nexe climbing up to the windmills where you have stunning views to the coast.
10.30am start – meet at the cafe opposite the church in Sta Barbara de Nexe. From A22, J13, Loule Sul exit to Loule, 1km turn right to Santa Barbara. From N125 get onto the Faro-Loule road, proceed north under A22, after 1km turn right to Santa Barbara.

More walks to come!!!

We have a regular programme running through to the end of 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