Local cuisine, tradition and exciting hiking paths await you if you book one of our private day trips from Lagos. You and your loved ones will discover alongside a guide the appealing sites in the South of Portugal.
Private Day Trips from Lagos
If you are in Lagos and would like to explore the most unusual attractions in the South of Portugal, you can join one of our private tours. These day trips last between 4 to 8 hours and include pick up from your hotel, transport by jeep or minibus and guide in English. Below you can see each of these trips and their characteristics:
Jeep Safari to the Western Algarve (4 hours)
This tour will take us on an exciting adventure to discover the Western Algarve area. For four hours we will drive through mudflats, winding roads, impossible turns, and slopes!
We will take on creeks and dense forests until we reach a medrenho destillery, where we will learn about the elaboration process and we will be able to taste a glass of this renowned spirit. Also, we will learn about the traditional honey making process and we will have the chance to taste the delicious finished product.
- Schedule: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 9 am or at 2 pm.
Jeep Safari to the Western Algarve (7 hours)
The route of this tour is the same as the previous one, with additional stops at strategic viewpoints to enjoy the scenery. We will also be able to taste the local cuisine at a restaurant in the area. The itinerary will be similar to the Algarve 4x4 tour.
- Schedule: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 9 am.
Carvoeiro, Benagil and Ferragudo + Wine tasting (7 hours)
Our starting point will be the artisan town of Porches, where we'll visit a pottery workshop and will be able to watch the modeling process up close. We will continue our tour to Benagil, a fishing town with a beach that will leave you speechless. Afterward, we will make a stop at Carvoeiro to visit Algar Seco, a place made of archways, caves, and rock formations on the cliffs.
Next, we will reach Ferragudo, a coastal town filled with narrow streets decorated with flowers. Lastly, we will visit a traditional winery to learn how wine is made and taste the delicious Algarve variety. The itinerary will be similar to the day trip to Carvoeiro, Benagil, and Ferragudo + Wine Tasting.
- Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9.15 am.
Day Trip to São Brás de Alportel and Salir (8 hours)
Next stop: São Brás de Alportel to get lost in its streets full of whitewashed walls, wrought-iron balconies, and tiles. A visit to a cork factory awaits us, to learn what's so special material, which is highly valued in Portugal. We'll also visit a local bakery, where we will learn the secrets of algarroba bread and honey cakes.
Then we'll travel to the small town of Salir, where both the Celts and the Arabs left a mark. We will admire the ruins of a 12th-century castle built during the Almohad occupation. After that, in the outskirts of the town, we will explore an organic farming estate, where we will learn the secrets of tinned food of the region. You heard right!
- Schedule: Wednesdays at 8.30 am.
Day Trip to the Vicentine Coast (8 hours)
We will traverse the wild and unspoiled landscape of the Southwest Alentejo and Vicentine Coast Park until we reach Carrapateira. There, we will stop at Amado beach, known for its surfing championships and its cliffs. Quite the breathtaking spot!
Then we will depart for Aljezur, which was established by the Arabs in the 10th century. Here, we'll visit the Moorish castle and from above and see the surrounding countryside and marvel at the Atlantic Ocean in the distance.
- Schedule: Tuesdays at 8.30 am.
Advantages of a Private Day Trip
By booking a private day trip, you will receive a much more customized service, with an English-speaking guide exclusively assigned to you.
This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.
|Up to 6 people|
|4 Hour Jeep Safari to the Western Algarve||
|7 Hour Jeep Safari to the Western Algarve||
|Carvoeiro, Benagil and Ferragudo + Wine Tasting||
|Day Trip to São Brás de Alportel and Salir||
|Day Trip to the Vicentine Coast||
4 Hour Jeep Safari to the Western Algarve
Up to 6 peopleUS$ 355.30
7 Hour Jeep Safari to the Western Algarve
Up to 6 peopleUS$ 473.70
Carvoeiro, Benagil and Ferragudo + Wine Tasting
Up to 6 peopleUS$ 450
Day Trip to São Brás de Alportel and Salir
Up to 6 peopleUS$ 473.70
Day Trip to the Vicentine Coast
Up to 6 peopleUS$ 473.70
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A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
4 hours - 8 hours.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.
Hotel pick up and drop off.
Transport by jeep or minibus (depending on the trip).
English speaking guide.
Visit to a distillery and tasting (depending on the trip).
Local food (depending on the trip).
Private and exclusive tour, no one else beside you will be in this tour.
When to book?
You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
If you have any other questions please contact us.