Algarve: Landscapes, Pottery, & Winery Tour
- Pickup available
- Duration: 7 hours
Discover the Algarve off the beaten path on this day hike and cruise. Follow your licensed guide along one of the best hiking trails in Europe — voted so by European Best Destinations. Sit back and relax on a cruise of the coast and grottoes. Enjoy the Algarve´s natural landscapes as you explore the Carvoeiro area on foot, learning about your surroundings rp, your experienced guide. Hike along at a moderate pace, and then hop on a cruise to visit the grottoes of the Algarve. Depart from Ferragudo and head east past secluded beaches and coastal greenery. As you make your way towards Algar Seco and Benagil, visit different grottoes and marvel at the unique rock formations. Refuel along the way with a tasty snack.
Much of the charm of Algarve, Portugal, resides in its ability to provide top-class tourist facilities while retaining its own identity that’s easily visible in the traditional villages and activities of the area. Explore the region’s villages with a guide and stop at a pottery shop and winery. Visit Porches Pottery, home of original ceramic art. Learn how many of the traditional methods of pottery production are still used here today. See artisans making and painting pottery by hand. Then, visit the fishing village of Benagil that’s perched above the Atlantic. See the village’s tiny but picturesque beach and hear uninterrupted sounds of the Atlantic. Heading towards the resort of Carvoeiro, stop at Algar Seco where you can see mesmerizing caves and grottoes carved from the coastline over the centuries. Later, take a stroll through the village of Ferragudo along the cobbled streets a...
Benefit from pick-up at your hotel or accommodation, and then travel off-road on a Jeep tour into the magnificent mountains of the Algarve. Pass typical villages far from the tourist resorts and taste regional produce, such as organic marmalades and the local medronho firewater. Learn about the fauna and flora and get the chance to buy food and beverages to enjoy during lunch. Head to a spectacular winery, where beer is also produced, and take a tour of the estate before a wine tasting with snacks. Appreciate the beautiful surroundings as you sample the produce. Then, take a boat cruise along the coast and look inside the spectacular rock formations of Benagil Sea Cave. Jump in for a swim, weather permitting, and look for dolphins in their natural environment.
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We booked as a family of 4 on this day trip and enjoyed every min, Neesha was a fantastic guide and host and our day was jammed packed from 8.15 pick up until 17.15 drop off, the jeep ride was exhilarating and the boat trip beautiful with a great stop at a lovely vin yard for some delicious Portuguese wine and beer and the mountains for a taste of honey and authentic fire water, would def recommend.