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Algarve Tour
  • English English
  • 10 hours
  • Hotel pick up

Looking for things to do in the Algarve? Explore southern Portugal's picturesque towns, admire its majestic castles and delve into its fascinating historical and cultural heritage on this unmissable tour from Quarteira.

Inland Algarve Tour from Quarteira

On the day of your tour, you'll be picked up from your hotel in Quarteira at around 8:30 am. Climb aboard your comfortable tour bus and in just 20 minutes you'll find yourself in Loulé, where your tour of inland Algarve will begin. 

Enjoy a guided tour of Loulé's most emblematic places of interest: you'll visit the municipal market, a striking historic building characterised by its unusal pink-coloured architecture. Inside, you'll be captivated by the lively feel of daily life here.

As you stroll through the streets of this pretty Portuguese town, you'll have the opportunity to admire important monuments like the Igreja Matriz, a 13th century church and belfry built on the foundations of an old mosque, and the Castle of Loulé, a fascinating fortress which dates back to the 2nd century!

After exploring Loulé, you'll head back to the bus for the next part of your tour: a visit to the São Brás De Alportel Cork Factory. Inside, you'll discover why this material is so important in Portugal and learn all about the process of making cork.

You'll then have free time in São Brás De Alportel to relax, wander around and eat lunch at your own pace, before meeting back up for the journey to Alte, considered by many to be the most beautiful village in the Algarve. Tiny picturesque whitewashed houses, narrow cobbled streets and an undeniable charm are just a handful of the characteristics of a town that the Romans, Muslims and Chistians have all called home throughout its history.

Following a brief stop to take in the magic of Alte, you'll visit Salir, a tiny rural village nestled in the mountains, before making the return journey to Quarteira, arriving back at 6:30 pm.

Alternative pick up points

If you'd prefer, you can reserve this excursion departing from FaroPortimão, Vilamoura and Albufeira.

Price

Adults Children between 4 and 12 years old Children under 4 years old
English guided tour
US$ 82.60
US$ 66.10
Free

English guided tour

  • Adults

    US$ 82.6
  • Children between 4 and 12 years old

    US$ 66.1
  • Children under 4 years old

    Free

More Information

Duration

10 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

English speaking guide.

Transport by air conditioned vehicle.

Entrance to the São Brás de Alportel Cork Factory.

Not included

Food and drinks.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the previous day (8:30 AM local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

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.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 82.60
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Cancellations

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.