Lagos & Carvoeiro - 1/2 Day

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Tour Number

Activity Level

193718


Categories

Other, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.
Possible in the town of Lagos.Unaccessible in Carvoeiro.

Maximum travelers: 7

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (fluent), Italian (advanced)

Rocks & History


Lagos is one of the most visited cities in the Algarve and Portugal, due to its variety of tourist-friendly beaches, rock formations (Ponta da Piedade), bars, restaurants and hotels, renowned for its vibrant summer nightlife and parties. Yet, Lagos is also a historic centre of the Portuguese Age of Discovery, frequent home of Henry the Navigator, historical shipyard and, at one time, centre of the European slave trade. In 2012, Lagos was classified as the number 1 travel destination, on a list of "15 destinations on the rise". On our tour, we'll be walking while breathing all this. Once in Carvoeiro the time is to be astonished: we'll be entering in one of the caves that is a perfect window opened to the sea! See for yourselves.

Itinerary

Departuring from your Hotel in Albufeira or Portimão areas (not duable in 4 hours, otherwise)we'll be driving to the west in order to visit the charming town of Lagos. Possibility of enjoying free time or visit the golden chapel of St Anthony and the ancient slave market ( entrance fee not included)
Either on the way there or on the returning journey, i'll be sharing with you a fantastic experience by taking you to the interior of a cave that is a perfect opened window to the sea.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your Hotel Albufeira or Portimão areas)

End location: At your choice within the 4 hours.

Duration: 4 hours

Transportation

Transportation Method: My vehicle is an 8 seater van,Citroen Jumpy Elegante,Air Conditioned ,always clean and well presented for our clients, as well as respecting all security standards for passenger transportation (inc. children and infants). I am fully insured for all passengers.
You can be assured that you are in safe hands.

What’s Included

Other: A 4 hour tour (starting from Albufeira or Portimão) in order to visit the town of Lagos on foot and be marveled with the visit to the special grottoe of 'Boneca' in Carvoeiro.In case you would like to extend your tour i can always create a customized tour for you.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 euros - Entrance fee to St Anthony's Church and refreshements.

What’s Extra

Other: Entrance fee to St Anthony's Church
Personal expenses

A Recent Review of this tour

wow what an experience!! Rosa is more than just a tour very informative and fun guide. in the short few hours we spent with her we became close and our experience was much enhanced thru Rosa's eyes. we learned so much about the history and people of Portugal. her English is excellent. a must if you have a choice of Rosa.
Avi Avidan

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