Laid-back birdwatching week

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Enjoy an 8 days tour in full board, great to discover the Algarvian nature and culture at a slow pace. We will visit hotspots for birdwatching in southern Portugal such as the Ria de Alvor, Sagres, Monchique, Lagoa dos Salgados, the area around Castro Verde and the Ria Formosa. We will also spend time in Silves to learn more about the history of the region.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: A Rocha Life

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Day 1 Ria de Alvor

Stop At: Ria de Alvor Nature Reserve

Pick-up at Faro airport and birdwatching at Ria de Alvor during the afternoon

Duration: 2 hour

Day 2 Sagres

Stop At: Fortaleza de Sagres

Birdwatching around Sagres

Duration: 6 hour

Day 3 Serra de Monchique

Stop At: Caldas de Monchique

Birdwatching in the Monchique hills

Duration: 6 hour

Day 4 Alvor dunes

Stop At: Alvor Boardwalk

Free morning and birdwatching at Alvor dunes during the afternoon

Duration: 3 hour

Day 5 Lagoa dos Salgados

Stop At: Lagoa dos Salgados

Birdwatching at the charity A Rocha and birdwatching at Lagoa dos Salgados during the afternoon

Duration: 3 hour

Day 6 Castro Verde

Stop At: Igreja da Misericordia de Castro Verde

Birdwatching around Castro Verde

Duration: 8 hour

Day 7 Silves

Stop At: Castelo de Silves

Visit of the castle and museum in Silves. Possibility of birdwatching near ricefields by the Arade river.

Duration: 4 hour

Day 8 Ludo and Quinta do Lago

Stop At: Quinta do Lago

Birdwatching in the wetlands by Faro airport before the departure

Duration: 3 hour
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