Medieval castles, ancient towns and a Roman bridge: delve into Portuguese history discovering the enchanting old towns of the Algarve on this day trip from Albufeira.
Algarve Old Towns Tour
Having picked you up from your hotel in Albufeira at 8 am, we'll board a comfortable minibus ready for your Algarve adventure. The first stop on the tour will be Olhão, located in the eastern Algarve. We'll stroll around this quaint seaside village, a historic fishing port, and visit its local market to learn all about the typical produce of the region.
Leaving Olhão behind, we'll head to in Tavira, one of the Algarve's most beautiful and photographed cities. Its historic centre and its bridge over the Gilão River, which dates back to Roman times, make the town a fascinating place to visit.
Around halfway through the day, you'll have the opportunity to renew energy with a delicious lunch (not included) in Santa Luzia, not far from Tavira. After eating, we'll hit the road agin in the direction of Faro, the capital of the Algarve region.
In Faro, you'll be offered the opportunity to do a guided tour of the Medieval centre of the city to admire the Faro Cathedral and the macabre Chapel of Bones... if you dare! Alternatively, you can choose to enjoy a boat trip on Ria Formosa (not included), spending an hour cruising though the Algarve's spectacular natural landscapes.
For the finishing touch on your day trip, You'll then return to your hotel in Albufeira for around 5 pm.
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.
|Per person||Children from 4 to 12||Children under 3|
|English guided tour||
English guided tour
Per personUS$ 72.30
Children from 4 to 12US$ 57.80
Children under 3Free
The tour includes an English speaking guide, but the tour can sometimes be carried out in two languages.
Hotel pick up and drop off.
English speaking guide.
Entrance to Faro Cathedral.
Entrance to Faro Chapel of Bones.
1 hour boat trip (€ 10 (US$ 11.10)).
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in Albufeira).
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?
A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.
No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).