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 – www.lendwithcare.org
Tuesday, September 29 – Let’s Walk along the Ribeira Algibre
A reasonably easy 2.5 hour walk along both sides of the river Algibre which we cross during the walk (let’s hope it is dry!!). On our way, we pass through vineyards, olive groves and beautiful countryside.
09.30 am start – meet at the Cafe Reguengos at Ribeira Algibre. 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 downhill for about 2km when you come to R Algibre. Drive over the bridge and 200m further along the cafe is on the left (hidden) almost opposite the turning for Tor. Chris 913 011 537
Tuesday, October 6 – Let’s Walk in the Foothills
A moderate walk of about 2.5 hours in the hidden foothills of Monchique – magical. There are some gentle climbs and amazing views to enjoy!
10.00 am start – meet at the Cafe do Manel. Exit the A22 for the Autodromo / Mx Grande or turn right at the roundabout on the EN125 after Mx Grande and follow signs for the Autodromo, at the roundabout by the entrance take first exit right (Alcalar). After about 2km take the road to the left for Casais and Monchique. Drive for about 3km when you come to a T-junction, to the left just around the bend is the cafe on the right. Julie 965 753 033
Tuesday, October 13 – Let’s Walk the Pinheiro Valley
A moderately easy walk in the foothills with some climbs but there are fantastic views down to the coast. This walk will allow you to discover an area that you would never see on your own it is well off the beaten track.
10.00 am start – meet at the cafe Retiro dos Pescadores. Drive into Silves over the bridge and go right At the next roundabout take the 1st exit and drive for about 5km, when after an old factory on the right you will see a sign for ‘Pinheiro & Garrado’ to the left. Turn and drive for 500m at the fork go left and the cafe is just there on the left.
Friday, October 16 – Let’s Walk from Tor,
Tuesday, October 20 – Let’s Walk in Monchique,
Tuesday, October 27 – Let’s Walk from Parragil,
Friday, October 30 – Let’s Walk north of Silves
More great walks to come…………