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2 Days in Algarve

In Algarve, the sun shines all year round. The beaches have thin white sand, the sea is turquoise, the nights are lively. There are mountains, there are monuments. There is culture.

This tour will drive you from Lisbon alongside the Atlantic coast throughout the overwhelming landscapes of the Alentejo sea border, visiting seaside towns: Vila Nova de Mil Fontes and the spectacular beach of Odeceixe with its stunning shale cliffs.

Sagres and Cape St. Vincent are places that still preserve the aura of sea adventure of the Portuguese Discoveries times.

Lagos, with its magical sea corners of caves and cliffs and its history over two thousand years, crossed by Romans, Visigoths and Moors.

Let us drive you in the comfort of a Mercedes-Benz vehicle, with AC and WiFi, and be escorted by one of our certified professional driver-guides.

per adult from

$834

AUD

Duration

2 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

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  • What's included :
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Professional drver-guide
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance tickets
    • Clients meals and lodging
    • Airfare to Portugal
    • Entry/Admission - Fortaleza de Sagres
    • Entry/Admission - Ponta da Piedade

  • Day 1: Algarve

    Stop At: Vasco da Gama Bridge, Lisbon Portugal
    We will begin our tour by crossing the longest bridge in Europe, Vasco da Gama Bridge. The bridge was built in 1998 and inaugurated during Lisbon’s World Fair (Expo 98), celebrating the 500th anniversary of Vasco da Gama’s voyage and discovery of the ocean route to India from Europe.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Setubal, Setubal, Setubal District, Alentejo
    Setubal is the capital city of this region. It is bathed by the only river in Portugal that flows from south to north, the River Sado. This city expanded immensely during the Roman Era due to the production of salt and the technique of salting fish. It was here that one of the most appreciated condiments of Ancient Greece and Rome was produced, “the Garum”. Leisure time to walk around the central shopping streets of Setubal and the seaport with its dazzling views of the peninsula of Troia.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Parque Natural do Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina, Sao Teotonio, Odemira Portugal
    We will arrive at one of the most beautiful landscaped areas and beaches in Portugal. Stop at Vila Nova de Mil Fontes to observe the magnificent estuary of the Mira River, which spreads out to the Atlantic Ocean. Passage through the Southwest Alentejo Natural Park and a stop at the spectacular beach of Odeceixe with its stunning schist cliffs.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sagres, Sagres, Faro District, Algarve
    Sagres was the place chosen by Prince Henry the Navigator to establish the first nautical school in the world: The Nautical School of Sagres. This seaside region, privileged by nature, is an ideal stop for a relaxing lunch (optional).
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Fortaleza de Sagres, 8650-360, Sagres Portugal
    The Nautical School of Sagres founded in 1416 by Prince Hanry the Navigator made the Portuguese the first Europeans to have the supremacy of the oceans, due to the inventions of the triangular sail, the caravel and the astrolabe. Visit to this world historical site.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cape Saint Vincent, Cape Saint Vincent, Faro District, Algarve
    The Cape of Saint Vincent is the most southwestern point in continental Europe. This plateau enters splendidly into the sea and from it you can contemplate some of the most amazing views of the separation of the cold waters of the Atlantic and the warm waters of the Mediterranean and the coast of Africa.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Lagos, Lagos, Faro District, Algarve
    Lagos has been a city o great commercial activity since the Middle Ages. This city was the starting point of the first Portuguese maritime expeditions to Africa. It was in Lagos that the trade of slaves, gold and other exotic products originating from the western coast of Africa first evolved. Leisure time to walk around in one of the most pleasant cities in Portugal and enjoy the local shops, sweets and pastries, and traditional items.

    Overnight in Lagos
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Algarve

    Stop At: Ponta da Piedade, Lagos Portugal
    We will begin our second day with an exciting one hour boat ride in an area blessed by nature with crystal green waters that are ideal for a dive to explore the undersea caves formed by waves over millions of years. This was a place of refuge for pirates who inspired stories for so many writers and film makers.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Praia da Rocha, Praia da Rocha, Portimao, Faro District, Algarve
    The mythic beach, Praia da Rocha, considered one of the most beautiful in the world, has always been a favorite summer holiday destination for European families, especially British. We will have time here, in this extremely cosmopolitan area, to walk along the boardwalk and have a refreshing drink and enjoy the sea-views and the spectacular beach.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Portimao, Portimao, Faro District, Algarve
    Visit to Portimao’s well-known marketplace. Fishing continues to be the major industry of this city. Time to have lunch in one of the famous restaurants by the Arade River, where the catch of the day is the main dish. (Besides fish and seafood, there are also other excellent gastronomic options.)
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Silves, Silves, Faro District, Algarve
    Silves, the former capital of Algarve, had its peak during the era of Moorish domination in Portugal. The Arade River was the main channel of communication with the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. Goods, which delighted local merchants, arrived here from Africa, Mediterranean countries and all over Europe. Silves was conquered from the Moors by King Afonso III in 1249. We will visit the ancient medieval castle and walk around the old Arabian streets of Silves.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: 25 de Abril Bridge, Praca 25 de Abril Almada, Lisbon 1950-358 Portugal
    Returning to Lisbon through “Ponte 25 de Abril”, an impressive suspension bridge which is a replica of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge in California and has become a symbol of Portugal’s capital since its construction in 1966.

    End of tour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    At guest's convenience (in the city of Lisbon)Airports
    • Lisboa Airport, Alameda das Comunidades Portuguesas, Lisbon 1700-111 Portugal
    Ports
    • Lisbon Cruise Port - Jardim do Tabaco Quay, Doca Jardim do Tabaco Terminal de Cruzeiros de Lisboa, Av. Infante Dom Henrique, 1100-651 Lisboa, Portugal
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • Premiere Tours is complying with the new SAFETY standards in accordance with the guidelines of the Ministry of Health of Portugal, providing protective masks and hand sanitizing products to our guides and our valued customers.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Premiere Tours

Activity ID: V-101123P17

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