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Algarve Historic Towns Tour
Activities in Faro

Algarve Historic Towns Tour

  • English English
  • 9 hours
  • Hotel pick up

Immerse yourself in the history and traditions of Portugal on this day trip around the eastern Algarve from Faro. Explore ancient towns, discover a magnificent castle and marvel at captivating landscapes.

Algarve Historic Towns Tour Itinerary

At 8 am on the morning of your tour, you'll be picked up from your hotel in Faro and head east to explore the history and traditions of the Portuguese coastal region of the Algarve. The first stop on your tour will be Olhão, a traditional fishing village that is known for its municipal market as well as its stunning golden sand beaches. A magical seaside town!

Immerse yourself in the history of southern Portugal next as you stop in Tavira. Like much of this region, settlements here date back to the Bronze Age, and the legacy of its rich past can be witnessed to this day. You'll fall in love with its enchanting whitewashed houses and architecture from the Roman and Moorish Medieval eras. We'll then head to the neighbouring town of Santa Lucia where you'll have free time to enjoy lunch (not included).

Having arrived back in Faro, you'll be taken on a fascinating guided tour of the Algarve's capital. Explore its historic centre, admire its Medieval Cathedral and discover the mysterious Chapel of Bones... what will you find inside?! If you'd prefer, you can enjoy a boat trip along the coast instead (not included).

At the end of your full day exploring the historic towns of the Algarve, you'll be dropped back off at your hotel in Faro for around 5 pm.


Per person Children from 4 to 12 Children under 4
English guided tour
US$ 65.60
US$ 52.50

English guided tour

  • Per person

    US$ 65.60
  • Children from 4 to 12

    US$ 52.50
  • Children under 4


More Information


9 hours.

Language English

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 the Chapel of Bones.

Entrance to Faro Cathedral.

Not included

Food and drinks.

Boat trip (10 (US$10.9)).

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 Faro).


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.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 65.60
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts


Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
When the minimum number of participants (2) is not reached, we will contact you to offer you other alternatives.