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Highlights of the Algarve

Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 386

Discover the history and culture of the Algarve on this 4-day escape. Based in a first-class hotel, you’ll explore Lagos, Silves, and the Monchique in the Western Algarve and the relaxed environments of the Eastern Algarve, including Faro and the border region with Spain.


This 4-day Portuguese vacation takes to the Algarve to discover its southern highlights. It features first-class accommodations, small group tours, and is perfect for history buffs and first-time visitors to Portugal.

Your trip to Portugal connects you to Faro and eventually Vila Gale Cerro Alagoa, located in the town of Albufeira. This 4-star hotel will be your home as you explore the picturesque holiday region of the Algarve. The Algarve is Portugal’s main vacation destination, attracting both locals wanting a break from city life and travellers wanting to soak in the sunny climate.

During your time in the Algarve, you’ll explore nearby castle towns and historic villages to engage with the country’s long and storied history. One day, you’ll see the Moorish ruins of Silves, ascend the Monchique Mountains to Foia, the highest point in the Algarve, and explore the churches and historical slave markets of Lagos before reaching Cape Saint Vincent, the most southerly point of Europe. The next day, explore Faro, the capital of the Algarve, before you cross the 4th-century Roman Bridge of Tavira and journey along the border region with Spain. At the end of your stay, connect back to Faro to continue to your onward destination.


 

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Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 386

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Day 1

Faro Airport/Train Station to Hotels (Albufeira/Tavira/Cacela)

Duration1 Hour

Vila Gale Cerro Alagoa

The hotel Vila Gale Cerro Alagoa is located in broad town of Albufeira, near the Fisherman beach (Praia dos Pescadores). It is an excellent choice for those looking for entertainment, outdoor activities and even shopping.
This Hotel in Albufeira offers 310 modern rooms and spacious suites, one English-pub-style themed bar, one restaurant, two outdoor pools with support bar, a health club with an indoor pool, sauna, Turkish bath, massage rooms and gym. Internet access is free of charge throughout the entire hotel Vila Gale Cerro Alagoa and entertainment is guaranteed for the whole family.
Besides the irresistible beaches of Albufeira and the lively streets of this Algarve town, the location of this hotel in Albufeira allows for an easy access to theme parks such as Zoomarine, Aqualand and Aquashow.

Meal Plan Full Breakfast
Duration3 Nights
Accommodation

Vila Gale Cerro Alagoa

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    Vila Gale Cerro Alagoa



    The hotel Vila Gale Cerro Alagoa is located in broad town of Albufeira, near the Fisherman beach (Praia dos Pescadores). It is an excellent choice for those looking for entertainment, outdoor activities and even shopping. This Hotel in Albufeira offers 310 modern rooms and spacious ...

    The hotel Vila Gale Cerro Alagoa is located in broad town of Albufeira, near the Fisherman beach (Praia dos Pescadores). It is an excellent choice for those looking for entertainment, outdoor activities and even shopping.
    This Hotel in Albufeira offers 310 modern rooms and spacious suites, one English-pub-style themed bar, one restaurant, two outdoor pools with support bar, a health club with an indoor pool, sauna, Turkish bath, massage rooms and gym. Internet access is free of charge throughout the entire hotel Vila Gale Cerro Alagoa and entertainment is guaranteed for the whole family.
    Besides the irresistible beaches of Albufeira and the lively streets of this Algarve town, the location of this hotel in Albufeira allows for an easy access to theme parks such as Zoomarine, Aqualand and Aquashow.

    Facilities

    • Bar
    • Gym
    • Health Club
    • Indoor Pool
    • Massage Rooms
    • Outdoor Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Sauna

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Day 2

Full Day tour: West Algarve

Take a guided shared tour to visit the western areas of the Algarve. On this tour, you will have the chance to visit the mountains and see some remains of its Moorish and Roman existence in Silves, the old Moorish Capital. Discover its castle and cathedral. Next, climb the Monchique Mountains to Foia, the highest point of the Algarve. Enjoy free time for taking of spectacular photos. Then, make your way down from the mountains to the beautiful town of Lagos. Discover the first European indoor slave market, Saint Anthony's golden church, fort and old town. Finally, continue on to Cape Saint Vincent, the most south-westerly point of Europe, known as "the End of the World".

Duration8 Hours
Day 3

Full Day tour: East Algarve

Take a guided shared tour to visit the East Algarve. Starting in Faro, the capital of the Algarve province with its 13th century city centre, you will continue on to the Moorish town of Olhao, a key town for fishing and its important fish market. Then, visit the attractive and charming old town of Tavira with the 4th Century Roman Bridge and its many churches. Next stop is Cacela Velha before arriving to Monte Gordo and Vila Real de Santo Antonio, the border town with Spain separated by the generous mouth of the River Guadiana.

Duration8 Hours
Day 4

Hotels (Albufeira/Tavira/Cacela) to Faro Airport/Train Station

Duration1 Hour

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DEPARTURES:

Mondays

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • 3 nights' first class accommodations
  • Full day Tour: West Algarve
  • Full Day tour: East Algarve
  • Meals as per itinerary

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

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