In this trip you will have the opportunity to visit the best of the eastern Algarve.
A visit to Faro with its roots in the 8th century B.C. period of the Phoenician occupation of the western Mediterranean, Ossónoba, the ancient name by which it was known at the time, was an important commercial post. Also dominated by the Romans, Byzantines, Visigoths and Moors, the city would only be conquered by the Portuguese in 1239 with D. Afonso III. Due to its privileged geographic location and safe harbour, Faro became a prosperous city during the Portuguese Discoveries.
Then follow to Olhão a major town for fishing and one of the best places in the Algarve to eat fresh fish, with its fantastic fish market.
Visit Tavira traditional white washed houses, narrow charming streets and its 4th century roman bridge and its many churches.
Continuing the tour to Cacela Velha and finally to Monte Gordo and Vila Real de Santo António, the border town, with Guadiana river separating Portugal from Spain.
Pickups are available directly from (or near) your hotel or villa between Praia da Luz and Quinta do Lago (including Albufeira, Alvor, Armação de Pêra, Carvoeiro, Lagos, Portimão, Quarteira, Vilamoura).
Pickup times are shown when booking and are between 6.30 am and 9am, and the return drop offs are between 7 pm and 8 pm. All times are estimates and subject to change.
Lunch and entrances to monuments or museums are optional and are therefore not included in the price.