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Eastern Algarve Sightseeing Tour

Hotel Pick up included

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Thursday

  • Duration

    Approx. 12 hours

  • Start time

    08:00am

  • Meeting Point
    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)
  • Ending Point

    Your hotel in The Algarve

Key Highlights

  • Visit some of the most charming coastal resorts and fishing villages of the Eastern Algarve
  • Tour is led by an English speaking guide
  • Hotel pick up and drop off and round trip transportation is included

Overview

Visit some of the charming towns and drive through the rural beauty of the Algarve on this sightseeing tour.

Visit the old town of Faro which contrasts the lively new town, visit "the Venice of Algarve": the town of Tavira.

Itinerary

  • You will be picked up from your hotel and taken on a guided tour in a bus. This tour is full of interest in what the East side of the Algarve has to offer you and we combine Culture with Leisure in one Tour. Tour starting in Almancil, you can visit one of the most beautiful and unique churches in Portugal the São Lorenço church. This church is so amazing that you will see that doesn’t exist inside once single space that is in white; São Lourenço was a saint of the Catholic church that was a deacon, he use to split the handouts that he use to receive with the poor until he was caught by the Romans, that forced him to confess being arrested and later burned. This church is one real ex-libris due to the portray of this entire story in the blue and amazing tiles. Once in Faro, you will have a guided visit to the interesting Old part of the town, the Arch of the Villa - One of Faro´s ex-libris, the construction of Arco da Vila was ordered to the Italian architect Francisco Xavier Fabri by bishop Francisco Gomes de Avelar, in the place where there had been before a medieval gate; the arch marks the entrance to Vila Adentro (Inner Town), the city’s historic centre, and displays in a niche an image of Saint Thomas. Out of curiosity, note the top of the building, where Starks love to make their nests... You will also have free time for shopping. One of the most ancient towns in the Algarve, Olhão is known for its peculiar cubist houses and as an important fishing harbour. After the visit you will have free time for lunch. Then we leave to the “Venice” of the Algarve, Tavira that is one of the most beautiful towns in the Algarve, here you will have time to visit the castle - locally known as Castelo de Tavira, which lies in the town historic centre (It’s unknown when the first castle at this site was built. Sources say in the VIII century B.C., a fortress was already being rebuilt by the Phoenicians in that place. The actual castle however probably dates back to the XII century) and St. Maria church, built in the XIII century. The tour ends at your hotel.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pick up & drop off
  • Round trip transportation by bus
  • English speaking guide

Exclusions

  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

Pick up time will depend on where your hotel is located and will be advised at the time of booking.

This tour requires minimum number of passengers to operate

Hotel pick-up is not available from East Algarve (all the hotels located in Faro, Olhão Tavira, Cabanas, Monte Gordo and Vila Real Santo António towns)

Customer Reviews

  • 4
    Great way to visit some beautiful towns and cities without the headache of public transport
    09/09/2012 Mrs H F Garland, United Kingdom
  • 4
    Really enjoyable day sightseeing
    06/08/2012 Miss Lorna Buchanan, United Kingdom
  • 4
    Eastern Algarve tour
    09/29/2011 Lesley Scott, United Kingdom

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