Best trips and tours in Algarve – ready for adventure

An empty beach beyond the pines and shrubs, ©MiguelVieira/Flickr

An empty beach beyond the pines and shrubs, ©MiguelVieira/Flickr

No matter how many times you visit the Algarve and how long you decide to stay for you will always find something worth exploring and discovering in this beautiful region. It is a natural haven that holds exciting adventures for all who are ready for fun and a journey of discovery. You can always set out along the coastline and discover the secrets of the sea, after which you can head step by step towards the inland. Follow the paths of ancient people on foot, horseback, on two wheels or by jeep. Take part in an adventurous safari through the mountainous region of the Algarve and admire the stunning landscapes along the way.

Safari adventures

Not only Africa can offer you an adventurous trip through the jungle. You can set out on an exciting journey across the mountains of Algarve. Hop on a jeep and travel through the routes and paths used by inhabitants only. You tour guide will tell you all about the local traditions and customs and you’ll have the opportunity to stop and enjoy some regional delicacies such as the cured sausages, medronho (berry brandy) and the agua da vida, in other name, the water of life.

Jeep safari at Algarve, ©dryfish/Flickr

Jeep safari at Algarve, ©dryfish/Flickr

Visit the countryside of the Algarve region and its whitewashed villages and learn from the local craftsmen about old and traditional craft techniques.

Footpath adventures

Get in touch with nature by walking along the trails and footpaths of the Algarve region. Meet some lovely locals and experience the real Algarve. There are several paths on the coast, among the cliffs and mountains, as much as in the inland. Observe and admire local wildlife and flora, go for bird watching at Alvor Estuary or Fromosa Estuary.

Vila Real de Santo António, ©muffinn/Flickr

Vila Real de Santo António, ©muffinn/Flickr

Walk along the trails at Nature reserves of Vincentine Coast Nature Park, Vila Real de Santo António and Casto Marim and be amazed by the beauty of the wild nature and its dense vegetation. The mountains of Caldeirão, Monchique and Espinhaco de Cão also hold invigorating walks and paths of different levels of difficulty which suits the skills and abilities of an experienced or a beginner hiker.

An empty beach beyond the pines and shrubs, ©MiguelVieira/Flickr

An empty beach beyond the pines and shrubs, ©MiguelVieira/Flickr

For an exotic adventure follow the footpaths of the coastline which pass through deserted beaches and offer a magnificent view of the ocean and in the right timing a spectacular sunrise or sunset. Do not miss out, set out on a wonderful adventure!

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