Mountain Peaks to Sandy Shores
With its historic towns and picturesque beaches, the Algarve has no shortage of sights to discover on a scenic walk.
From mountain peaks to sandy shores, explore the best of Portugal on a walking tour from Lagos! Visit ancient ruins, colorful town squares, sparkling beaches, and more. Book your walking tour online today.
Historic Towns & Unforgettable Landscapes
Lagos is conveniently located near charming towns, scenic coasts, and mountain peaks, making it the perfect starting point for your Algarve adventures. To the north you can find Aljezur, a small market town with typical whitewashed houses and cobbled streets. The river separates the old town and the new, and atop a steep, cobbled hill sit the ruins of a 10th-century castle.
Nestled in the northwest corner of the Algarve is Praia do Monte Clérigo, a stunning beach surrounded by high cliffs and a beautiful village with pink and white cottages. Located off the beaten path, this golden beach features gently sloping sand dunes and abundant marine life.
If it’s mountain views you want, head to the peaceful town of Monchique, which boasts amazing landscapes and colorful streets perfect for walking. Discover its photogenic central square, full of fountains and flowers, then head to Fóia, the highest mountain in the Algarve reaching 902 meters (2959 feet). Take in stunning views of the Atlantic. On a clear day, you can see from Cape St. Vincent in the west to Faro in the east and Serra da Arrabida to the north.
Ready to discover the most delightful corners of the Algarve? Reach your destination in a comfortable air-conditioned minivan, then tighten up your laces and start exploring. Book your Portugal walking tour online!