Castle of Paderne

Castle of Paderne: Our most recommended tours and activities

Albufeira: Off-Road Quad Tour 90-Minutes

1. Albufeira: Off-Road Quad Tour 90-Minutes

Choose from a 1-seater quad bike or 2-seater quad bike on this tour from Albufeira. This tour is suitable for beginners, families with teenagers, and keen novices. After the safety briefing, you will drive a 300cc quad atv in the countryside where you will be able to face various challenges and test your abilities. Our tour leader will show you the route and set the pace to guarantee your safety. The perfect choice for those who are wondering about something bold and different to do in the Algarve.

Albufeira: Off-Road Buggy Adventure

2. Albufeira: Off-Road Buggy Adventure

Discover the Algarve countryside on a buggy ride adventure departing from Albufeira. Conquer rugged off-road trails are suitable for all levels of experience and admire the beauty of your surroundings. Get set up on your buggy with all the required safety equipment and set off on your adventure. Soak up the scenic views as you cover a wide variety of terrain and observe the beauty of the unspoiled landscapes of the Algarve and surrounding hills. As a special highlight, admire the views of the historic Paderne Castle, an ancient 12th-century Berber fortification. Go off the beaten track and discover a different side to the Algarve away from the resorts.

Algarve Full-Day Jeep Safari Tour with Lunch

3. Algarve Full-Day Jeep Safari Tour with Lunch

Head off the beaten track in a 4X4 Jeep for an off-road safari in the Algarve countryside. Admire beautiful landscapes and regional architecture and experience the tastes of the Algarve. Stop in a local river to swim. You’ll have the opportunity to taste local honey and liquors and visit an old firewater distillery, where you’ll enjoy a tasting of the famous medronho drink. In addition, you’ll be able to try local favorite local dishes at lunch. Discover the hidden Algarve in a 4WD Jeep, visit the area’s centuries-old villages, and marvel at the spectacular natural scenery. During the ride, your professional guide will tell you about the history, customs, and traditions of the region’s rustic villages.

Albufeira: Safari Jeep Tour

4. Albufeira: Safari Jeep Tour

We pick you up at your location and take you to a nice day out. The best way to get to know the Algarve. All-terrain vehicle adventure driven by experienced and knowledgeable drivers from the region. Adventure, culture, fun and nature. Enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views, the picturesque villages and hamlet. Visit Paderne Castle doom and typical small towns. Alte natural fountains. Nature, places with history, local shops. Visit to a biological farm to taste local products: jams, teas and the famous medronho brandy.

Albufeira Countryside Tuk Tuk Tour

5. Albufeira Countryside Tuk Tuk Tour

See beautiful countryside and nature views on this Tuk Tuk tour. You will pass through Ferreiras a small village near Albufeira .You will go to the Castle of Paderne, then visit the famouse windmill (Moinho do Leitao). There, you will have a small tour that will explain how a windmill works. Continue through Paderne towards Alte, a small traditional villa located between the mountains. Visit the fountains and the natural pools, take the opportunity to go for a dive, and see the waterfall (Cascata do Vigário). To end your visit, you can try Medronho (a traditional drink in the Algarve). On the way back, you pass by the largest plantation of oranges in the region, travelling along rural roads and seeing places you would not otherwise discover. All tours can be customized according to your preferences.

Albufeira: Full Day Off-Road Buggy Tour with Lunch & Guide

6. Albufeira: Full Day Off-Road Buggy Tour with Lunch & Guide

Ride a buggy off-road and discover the most wonderful hidden treasures of the Algarve region: picturesque traditional villages, orange groves, cork oak forests, visit to a Castle and much more. The panoramic views will amaze your expectations along hills and valleys, crossing challenges for all driving levels. Lunch will take place at Quinta do Freixo (a wonderful farm with an area of around 800Ha), located in the heart of the Algarve and is dedicated to activities ranging from Agriculture and Livestock to the Production of Traditional Products and Rural Tourism. The whole area is certified in organic production mode. Participants will have here the opportunity to try some delicious jams among the following flavors: pumpkin, fig, orange, pumpkin with almond, green tomato, apricot, tomato and then enjoy a fabulous lunch with traditional food (options for vegetarian too). If the participants want to buy any of these products (jams and liqueurs), they can do it directly on the farm during the stop which is always a great souvenir to surprise family and friends back home.

Albufeira Safari Tour with entrance in Krazy World

7. Albufeira Safari Tour with entrance in Krazy World

Leave Albufeira on a 4x4 Cabrio Jeep. Swim at the Gale Beach. Visit the Lake of Salgados, and explore the off road "savanah" around the lake. View lots of different species of birds such as Flamingos. Visit the skull chapel of Alcantarilha village. Visit the chapel at Our Lady of the Rock Beach. Enjoy 2h at Krazy World (swim, eat, play minigolf and feed animals) Visit Castle of Paderne

Albufeira Flashback Safari exploring villages and castle

8. Albufeira Flashback Safari exploring villages and castle

Hop on a classic Portuguese 4x4 Jeep on this safari tour and visit Algarve's countryside. Go back in time as we show you ancient ruins, a castle, a roman bridge, an aquaduct, windmills and typical old villages. Experience the real Portugal, stopping in the town of Paderne to taste our local spirit "medronho" (known as firewater) and honey, considered to be one of the best in Europe. In the village of Alte you will be able Swim in natural fountains* and a waterfall* and enjoy breath-taking panoramic views. (*Depends on draughts/season)

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The whole team cannot be more helpful and genuinely want to make sure everyone has the best experience. Great little route with a mixture of off road tracks and roads. Max was very kind helpful and became paparazzi for the group making sure everyone had plenty of pictures on the quads. Great value for money - strongly recommend this activity for all!!

I brought along my 10 yr old son and he had a blast! I was a bit insecure about the vehicle and driving fast, but the guides were sweet and great at explaining, so everything went well. Would definetly do this another time!

Very educational, host was excellent and super friendly. You'll learn a lot and highly recommend!

The guide is attentive and professional. Activities with great sensations and beautiful decor

One of the most memorable experiences we've had while visiting the country.