Regions

all year

Starting Point

Lisbon, Faro

Best time to travel

all year

Recommended Length

9 - 12 days

Minimum Age *

from 4 years

Activity Level **

3/5

FAMILY ADVENTURE IN ALENTEJO & THE ALGARVE

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

- traditional and authentic activities around a beautiful farm house in the Alentejo countryside
- explore the UNESCO site and national monuments in the historic town of Evora
- canoe under the dark night skies of the Alqueva aqueduct
- discover the rich cultural heritage and nature along the Costa Vincentina
- enjoy some water-fun and action while relaxing on the sandy beaches of the Western Algarve

This wonderful family tour takes you into the heart of traditional Alentejo, an area renowned for it's rich cultural heritage, traditions and rural character, before heading down to the Algarve for some water and beach action. Spend some days on a beautiful traditional farm while exploring the area around the historic town of Evora and the beautiful medieval village of Monsaraz overlooking the Alqueva Aqueduct, Portugal's largest water body. Enjoy an unforgettable night canoeing experience on the lakes under the dark skies and continue to the Western Algarve for a few days packed with water adventures, exploring the nature park along the Costa Vincentina and relaxing on the sandy beaches of the Algarve. This tour perfectly combines authentic cultural and active experience with some classic family fun.

TOUR SUGGESTION

Day 1 - arrival - overnight Evora area
Day 2 - historic cycling tour around Evora - overnight Evora area
Day 3 - traditional farm day with planting, harvesting and cooking - overnight Evora area
Day 4 - Monsaraz village - dark sky night canoeing on the Alqueva Aqueduct - overnight Moura (110km)
Day 5 - relax on the beaches on the Algarve - overnight Lagos (230km)
Day 6 - learn how to surf - overnight in Lagos (20km)
Day 7 - eco-and culture tour along the Costa Vincentina - overnight in Lagos (90km)
Day 8 - coasteering adventure - relax on the beach - overnight in Lagos (80km)
Day 9 - departure

SERVICES INCLUDED

- accommodation in family friendly hotels, farms and guesthouses
- private car hire for the entire trip
- activities, visits and tours as outlined, with a certified, English speaking guide where desired / required
- all taxes and insurances for the activities
- expert travel planning, trip preparation and 24/7 on-tour support

* The minimum age is based on the minimum age necessary for children to participate in most activities. Some activities might require a higher minimum age, which will specified in each individual proposal. Younger kids are of course welcome on each tour and itineraries can be tailored accordingly.

**  The activity level is based on the amount of tours and activities included (1 - few tours and activities with a lot of free time, 5 - a lot of tours and activities with little free time). The activity level does not reflect the difficulty of the activities or tours included. Itineraries can be tailored to match the preferred level of activity.

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