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SILVES, Monchique & Fóia half day

Silves, Monchique & Fóia half day

A visit to Silves and Monchique encompasses history, culture and breath-taking landscapes. 

Visit the lovely town of Silves, a medieval town among citrus groves and vineyards. Silves was the first Arab capital of the Kingdom of the Algarve, there you will start a walking guided tour to visit the Castle of Silves (entrance fee not included) which is a castle from the Moorish era and It is the most famous landmark of Silves attracting many tourists and visitors each year. The castle was built between the 8th and 13th century and has been restored in the 20th century. It is the best preserved castle in the Algarve. and the cathedral called Sé de Silves. It was built in the 13th century on the site of a mosque. It was heavily damaged by the earthquake of 1755, but since then it has been rebuilt. Nowadays, this cathedral is considered by many to be the most important Gothic building in the Algarve. Continue our way through the Monchique mountains to visit Monchique village and then up to Fóia, the highest point in the Algarve, with 902 meters of height, where you will be able to gain a breathtaking 360º view of the entire area. Opportunity to taste the medronho (fire water) one of the typical liqueurs of the region. 
Return to the hotels. 

Tour Timeline
09h00  after finihing the pick-ups, drive to Silves. 
09h30  arrival in Silves, where you spend 1.15 hrs. 
11h00  depart from Silves to Monchique and Fóia... 
11h30  arrive in Foia where you stay 30 minutes for photos and handicrafts.
12h15  visit Monchique village center where you stay for 45min.

13h00  return to the hotels. 

The above information is indicative and may change during the tour. 

 

General Informations

CHILDREN AGE on motorcoach Tours

Children age, between 3 and 10 years old, pay 50% of adult price.and are entitled to a seat on the motorcoach. Children age, up to 2 years old, are free of charge, but are not entitled to a seat. An infant to be entitled to a seat, must pay Child price. On motorcoach tours, booster seats or baby carrycots are not mandatory and are not provided. The traveller must have their own child seat or booster to use.

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS (Tours not operating)

Please note that our tours will not operate and our Offices will be closed, during the following public holidays in Portugal... 25th December (Christmas Day) and 1st January (New Years Day)... In the event of an emergency for guests travelling in the country at that time please contact: Helpline 24 hrs 00351 934 702 732

PICK-UP from Hotels

Our Excursions pick ups are made from most of the hotels or from pick-up locations.

BOOKING Information & conditions.

Customers must register with a valid email and password, to receive Booking Confirmation and information. After making a Booking, customer must pay online with Paypal or Credit Card (using the same button). Pick-up confirmation is send via email, after online payment is received .

PETS RESTRICTIONS on motorcoach Tours

Unfortunatly for customers comfort & safety, pets are not allowed on motorcoach tours or inside the buses. Pets can only be transported in a carrying box, in the bus luggage compartment.

CANCELLATION Conditions

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This Tour Includes:
  • Pick-up and drop-off are included in tour price.
  • Guide service is included in tour price, from the beginning until the end of the tour.
This Tour Excludes:
  • Monuments or Museums entrance fees are not included in tour price.
  • Lunch or meals are not included in tour price.
ALGARVE WEST Tours

Tours for Customers staying in, Lagos, Praia da Rocha, Carvoeiro, Armação de Pêra, Albufeira, Vilamoura and Quarteira areas.

Seasons Adult Child Infant Senior
SUMMER Season 2020 22.00 € 11.00 € FREE 22.00 €
(01-07-2020 » 31-10-2020) Available Days: Monday, Wednesday
WINTER Season 2020/21 22.00 € 11.00 € FREE 22.00 €
(01-11-2020 » 31-03-2021) Available Days: Monday, Wednesday
SUMMER Season 2021 22.00 € 11.00 € FREE 22.00 €
(01-04-2021 » 31-10-2021) Available Days: Monday, Wednesday

IMPORTANT PICK-UP INFORMATION - Should the bus be delayed to pick-up, never leave the pick-up point (one person must be always there), please wait 10 minutes and then call emergency number +351 934 702 732 to find out what is the situation. The Tour return times are estimated and may vary according to the tour pace.

Available Supplements

Suplement Price
NO SUPPLEMENTS on this tour
0.00 €
ALGARVE WEST Tours

Tours for Customers staying in, Lagos, Praia da Rocha, Carvoeiro, Armação de Pêra, Albufeira, Vilamoura and Quarteira areas.

Start / Depart Point Start Time Return Time Duration
Quarteira 07:40 N/A N/A
Alvor 07:45 N/A N/A
Vilamoura 07:50 N/A N/A
Albufeira / Açoteias 08:05 N/A N/A
Albufeira / Olhos Agua 08:10 N/A N/A
Albufeira / Balaia 08:15 N/A N/A
Praia da Rocha 08:15 N/A N/A
Albufeira / Montechoro 08:20 N/A N/A
Portimão 08:25 N/A N/A
Albufeira / Praia Oura 08:30 N/A N/A
Albufeira / Areias São João 08:35 N/A N/A
Ferragudo 08:35 N/A N/A
Carvoeiro 08:45 N/A N/A
Albufeira / center 08:45 N/A N/A
Albufeira / West 08:55 N/A N/A
Albufeira / São Rafael 09:00 N/A N/A
Albufeira / Praia da Galé 09:10 N/A N/A
Armacao de Pera 09:15 N/A N/A

IMPORTANT PICK-UP INFORMATION - Should the bus be delayed to pick-up, never leave the pick-up point (one person must be always there), please wait 10 minutes and then call emergency number +351 934 702 732 to find out what is the situation. The Tour return times are estimated and may vary according to the tour pace.