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  2. Algarve
  3. Tavira
  4. Day Trips

Tavira: Sun and Mountains Full-Day Landscapes Tour

Product ID: 172596
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Discover the interior East Algarve and the hills above Tavira. The Caldeirão mountains present astonishing landscapes and a rich and interesting heritage.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Portuguese

Pick-up included

Pick up available from your hotel in Olhao, Tavira or Cabanas.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Caldeirão Mountain
  • Explore the ethnographic museum in S. Brás de Alportel
  • Marvel at the views of the Guadiana Valley
Full description
The lovely Caldeirão Mountain is situated in the border with the Algarve and the Alentejo regions. The mountains present astonishing landscapes, as well as a wonderful natural, human, and architectonic heritage, housing a large number of diversified species of fauna and flora.

On your tour, head to Cachopo, a picturesque mountain village, to see as some craftsmen work and to visit the ethnographic museum in S. Brás de Alportel, with its exquisite traditional handicraft exhibit. From the characteristic vegetation of the Caldeirão, see the sobreiro (Quercus suber) and medronheiro (Arbutus unedo). The typical houses of the Caldeirão Mountain are built in stone blocks, painted in white with cane.

Throughout the territory, find several rural relics from bygone times, like water mills, dams, windmills, and barns, among other symbols of a rural lifestyle with ancestral origins. In the neighborhoods of the beautiful Guadiana Valley, visit the village of Alcoutim on the border with Spain.
Includes
  • All taxes
  • Personal driver with car minivan
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• The tour is non-private
• If you are staying in Olhão, Tavira and Cabanas de Tavira, pick-up is available
• Groups are limited to 7 people per guide
• The tour is done by car (up to 4 people) or minivan (5 to 7 people)
• Tour duration can be shortened upon your request