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Algarve Castle's Tour: Exploring Historic Fortresses and Landmarks


From Algarve - Starts at 199.00 €


The Algarve Castle Route is a fascinating journey that takes visitors to explore the rich history and heritage of the region. It includes visits to the castles of Castro Marim, Silves, Faro, and Tavira, each with its own unique history and architecture.

  • Castro Marim Castle: Located at the highest point of the town, Castro Marim Castle offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape and the Atlantic Ocean. Built by the Moors in the 10th century, this castle played a significant role in defending the region against invasions.

  • Silves Castle: This is one of the best-preserved castles in the region, dating back to the period of Moorish occupation. Situated atop a hill, Silves Castle provides a unique vantage point of the city below and the Arade River. It is an impressive historical landmark, with its imposing walls and towers.

  • Faro Castle: Located in the heart of Faro city, this castle dates back to the Roman period and was later fortified by the Moors. Although much of the original structure was destroyed by the 1755 earthquake, there are still interesting remnants to explore, such as the walls and towers.

  • Tavira Castle: This castle, situated in the historic center of Tavira, offers a fascinating insight into the region's history. Originally built by the Moors, it was later rebuilt after the Christian Reconquest. The panoramic views from the castle provide an excellent opportunity to appreciate the beauty of the city and the Gilão River.

By following the Algarve Castle Route, visitors have the chance not only to admire impressive medieval architecture but also to immerse themselves in the rich history and culture of this southern region of Portugal.

  • Refª AVT-A-18.1
  • Estimated Time - 10 hours
  • Included in the Tour:
    • Transportation in Mercedes Fleet,
    • Local Driver / Guide,
    • Entry tickets to the mentioned places,
    • Lunch at regional cuisine restaurant,
  • Group 2 Adults - Price / Person - 350€ | Group 4 Adults - Price / Person - 200
  • The prices are subject to confirmation based on the client's location versus the experience. 

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