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Algarve Full-Day Jeep Safari Tour with Lunch

1. Algarve Full-Day Jeep Safari Tour with Lunch

Head off the beaten track in a 4X4 Jeep for an off-road safari in the Algarve countryside. Admire beautiful landscapes and regional architecture and experience the tastes of the Algarve. You’ll have the opportunity to taste local honey and liquors and visit an old firewater distillery, where you’ll enjoy a tasting of the famous medronho drink. In addition, you’ll be able to try local favorite local dishes at lunch. Discover the hidden Algarve in a 4WD Jeep, visit the area’s centuries-old villages, and marvel at the spectacular natural scenery. During the ride, your professional guide will tell you about the history, customs, and traditions of the region’s rustic villages.

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Algarve Coast: Dolphin Watching & Cave Tour

2. Algarve Coast: Dolphin Watching & Cave Tour

The Algarve coast brings to mind pirate adventures, and pristine beaches. Today you will explore the coast between Albufeira Marina and Capvoeiro beach on a luxury boat that offers you the chance to swim, relax, and maybe even see a dolphin or two! Begin with a relaxing ride through the caves and rock formations that make this landscape so unique. Then head out to sea in your search for the dolphins who call these waters home. Your boat is the perfect vessel for dolphin exploration, and these playful and fun animals are truly a sight to behold! Your expert guide will share with you interesting facts and history on this memorable trip.

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Lagos: Lagos Zoo Entrance Ticket

3. Lagos: Lagos Zoo Entrance Ticket

Enjoy a day of fun for all the family with an entrance ticket to Lagos Zoo. See animals from more than 350 species, including monkeys, crocodiles and snakes. Stroll around the enclosures of the small but beautiful venue, where 200 botanical species from 5 continents are a feast for the eyes. Get up close to tame animals at the children's petting farm, where you can feed the goats and pigs for a small fee. Let your children let off steam at the playground and avail of the on-site snack bar and souvenir shop. Relax with a picnic lunch on one of the zoo's many seats and watch the animals as you eat. Go to Restaurante O Cangalho at the entrance for a more substantial meal, and sit in the beautiful outside area to enjoy a wide variety of traditional dishes.

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Albufeira: Off-Road Quad Tour 90-Minutes

4. Albufeira: Off-Road Quad Tour 90-Minutes

This tour is suitable for beginners, families with teenagers, and keen novices. After the safety briefing, you will drive a 300cc quad ATV in the countryside where you will be able to face various challenges and test your abilities. This 90-minute tour does not have any stops so you will be always driving. Your tour leader will show you the route and set the pace to guarantee your safety. The perfect choice for those who are wondering about something bold and different to do in the Algarve.

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From Albufeira: Half-Day Off-Road Quad Tour

5. From Albufeira: Half-Day Off-Road Quad Tour

Discover inland locations not easily accessible on foot or by public transport on a half-day ATV tour of the Algarve countryside from Albufeira. Soak up sweeping views as you rumble along rural trails and benefit from the insider knowledge of your local guide.  Spend more time riding as you rumble through off-road trails and observe the beauty of the untouched nature. As a special highlight, visit the historic Paderne Castle, an ancient fortification constructed in the 12th century by Berbers.  Along the way, stops are made for photography and time to relax time. The trails are sure to be challenging for all levels of experience.

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From Albufeira: Full-Day Off-Road Quad Tour

6. From Albufeira: Full-Day Off-Road Quad Tour

Experience the adrenaline rush of driving a quad off-road in the countryside of the Algarve. After an all-important safety briefing at the base, you and your guide will head out into the countryside. Cover a variety of terrains with panoramic views, steep inclines where your skills will be proven, and cross streams and riverbeds (depending on the time of year).   As a special addition, you’ll also take a short drive through two typical towns of the interior of Algarve: Paderne and Alte. Enjoy lunch in a typical Portuguese restaurant and see the historic Paderne Castle, an ancient fortification constructed in the 12th century by Berbers, or visit the famous Alte Natural Springs. Get a marvelous view of your surroundings from the Old Windmills at Rocha da Pena. Return to your starting point for around 5:00 PM.

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Albufeira Countryside Tuk Tuk Tour

7. Albufeira Countryside Tuk Tuk Tour

See beautiful countryside and nature views on this Tuk Tuk tour. You will pass through Ferreiras a small village near Albufeira .You will go to the Castle of Paderne, then visit the famouse windmill (Moinho do Leitao). There, you will have a small tour that will explain how a windmill works. Continue through Paderne towards Alte, a small traditional villa located between the mountains. Visit the fountains and the natural pools, take the opportunity to go for a dive, and see the waterfall (Cascata do Vigário). To end your visit, you can try Medronho (a traditional drink in the Algarve). On the way back, you pass by the largest plantation of oranges in the region, travelling along rural roads and seeing places you would not otherwise discover. All tours can be customized according to your preferences.

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Algarve Full-Day Jeep Safari

8. Algarve Full-Day Jeep Safari

Escape the hustle and bustle of the Central Algarve on a full-day safari by 4WD vehicle, and drive through the region’s beautiful landscapes and off-road terrain. Following a pick-up from your hotel (available from accommodations between Praia da Luz and Quinta do Lago), enjoy a short briefing about the adventure to come. Then, venture along narrow roads as you head into the Algarve mountains. Pass through typical villages frozen in time. Continue along off-road trails that take in breathtaking landscapes and viewpoints. Hear explanations about the local culture and regional products. Continue along off-the-beaten tracks for some adrenaline thrills and more adventure if the weather allows. Taste local jams and liquors in the deepest heart of the Algarve, where traditional villages are refreshed by streams, and old settlements remain the same as they have for centuries.

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Algarve Historical Tour with Wine Tastings

9. Algarve Historical Tour with Wine Tastings

Benefit from pickup at your accommodation, and then drive inland to Alte and Freixo to taste 10 different organic fruit jams and honey direct from the farmer. Sample the local firewater produced at a Moorish alambique (distillery) along the way. Continue to the busy town of Loulé and stroll around its charming market in the heart of the historical center. Marvel at the produce on display from local producers. Next, make your way to a wine region and visit the wine estate of a premium producer. Take a guided tour of the vineyards and facilities before ending with a tasting of 3 wines, served with bread, olive oil, and traditional snacks.

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What people are saying about Albufeira

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 440 reviews

Patiesi iesaku pieņemt šo izaicinājumu un doties pilnas dienas braucienā pa Algarves lauku apvidiem. Šoferis bija patiesi zinošs un savu amatu mīlošs gids. Bagātīga informācija un pieredze par augu valsti, lauksaimniecību un vietējiem cilvēkiem.

Very very interesting outing, due to the history of the coasts and even by the feeling provided by the small boat. The dolphins are the highlight of the show, to do. Slt to Daniel and his colleague and Thank you

Very pleasant and recommended experience. Punctual and very attentive staff. The excursion itself, wonderful, we were lucky to be able to meet the dolphins.

Very nice small zoo. Lots to see and all looks natural for animals. We had a great day there.*****

Wonderful guide Thomas made everything fantastic! Totally recommend the experience!