8. Albufeira: Silves Castle, Lagos, and Ponta Da Piedade Tour
Enjoying the medieval Silves Castle. As well as the castle itself, take in the statue of King D. Sancho I at the castle's entrance. This statue dates back to the time of the Christian Reconquest of the Iberian Peninsula, the Portuguese monarch D. Sancho.
Visit Ponta da Piedade, Lagos, Praia da Rocha, and more, taking in unbeatable views along the way. Enjoy an optional boat trip in Ponta da Piedade.
The trip starts with pickup from your hotel or any other location in the Albufeira area, then head directly to Ponta da Piedade (an approximately 45-minute ride). Enjoy the cliffs of the Ponta da Piedade headland, one of the finest natural features of the Algarve.
This limestone coastline is formed of sea pillars, fragile rock arches, and hidden grottos where the exposed cliffs reveal their golden color and the turquoise sea waters lap precariously balanced rock formations. Join an optional boat trip before continuing to the tour
Next, visit Lagos where you can witness a history of navigators and pirates. In Lagos,
you can choose to have lunch at a local restaurant and stroll through the historic city center, where you can see various street artists doing shows and telling their stories.
Later, set off towards Praia da Rocha in Portimao. Round off your trip enjoying the wonderful view of Forte de Santa Catarina over Portimao marina and Arade River.
Our last stop will be in Benagil, our customers will be able to visit the famous cave of Bengil,
on a boat ride
Finally, we stop at Praia da Marina, a paradise scene, one of the most beautiful beaches in Portugal,