We organise a programme of 2 – 3 hour guided walks which change 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 support: www.lendwithcare.org and www.mukwegefoundation.org
Tuesday October 19 – Let’s Walk from Fontes de Louseiros
An easy walk through country lanes, passing tiny hamlets and luscious orange groves, about 2.5 hours
10.00am 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. Julie 965 753 033
Tuesday, October 26 – Let’s Walk along the river near Silves
One of our most popular walks that never disappoints. 2 hours of fairly easy walking with one gentle climb, the walk takes you along the banks of the Arade and Odelouca rivers.
10.00 am start – meet at the Mira Rio cafe on the road between Silves and Monchique. From the EN125 take the road to Silves, turn left to cross the bridge into Silves. Once across the bridge turn left at the lights and follow the road for 5km – the cafe in on the left on a bend. Chris 913 011 537
Friday, October 29 – Let’s Walk around Funcho Lake
A walk of 2.5 hours through totally unspoilt countryside and along the sides of Funcho lake. Moderate with one climb and one steep descent but worth the effort! If hot, the walk will be modified.
10.00 am start, meet at cafe/restaurant O Gralha 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 the cafe is 200m along on the right. Or take IC1 Lisbon road and exit for Silves / SB Messines. Follow signs for Silves and after 2.5km turn right for Amorosa and Vale Fuzeiros. Chris 913 011 537
Tuesday, November 2 – Lets Walk from Fontes Grandes, Alte
A slightly more challenging but beautiful walk through the typical limestone Barrocal with amazing views, almost 2.5 hours.
100 start – meet at the Quiosque Olho de Boi at Fontes Grandes, Alte. On the EN124 from Alte towards Salir the Fontes is signed on the left. Follow the signs. and you will arrive at the Fontes with the small Quiosque on your right. Sean 926 558 751
Tuesday, November 9: Let’s Walk from near Porches
A fantastic walk through the countryside to some more spectacular cliffs. Moderately easy with some gentle ups and downs and just over 2.5 hours.
10.00 am start – meet at the Casa de Pasto on the road between Porches and Armacao de Pera. On the EN125 at Porches going west turn left at the roundabout and follow the signs for Armacao de Pera. The Casa de Pasto is just over 3km along on the right.
Sean, Julie and Chris