Unique 7 Day Walking Holiday in the Algarve


  • Relax in a riverside location with beautiful uninterrupted views
  • Enjoy picturesque landscapes on off the beaten track walking trails
  • Immerse yourself in Algarve's glorious local culture
From £664 pp*
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What you'll do


Enjoy the tranquility of this beautiful riverside location with walking paths, clear night skies, birdlife, beautiful sunsets and gorgeous country landscape.

This idyllic location is in the beautiful contryside of Portugal’s Algarve region, with direct views over Barragem do Funcho and the river. Whilst here, you will be exploring Algarve like never before!

Admire its gorgeous landscape with panoramic views of the scenery. The vibrant rolling hills along beautiful rivers are...Read All

Arrival Day

Arrive and settle in at your accommodation for the next few days. This stunning yet tranquil riverside location is surrounded with panoramic views.

Welcome drinks will be hosted on the waterfront deck at sunset. Dinner will be at your leisure, exploring the local cuisine in Algarve.

You can then retreat into your beautiful rooms for the evening.


River House, Algarve.

This idyllic location is in the beautiful countryside of Portugal’s Alga...Read All

Enjoy The Church Walk

After breakfast you will set off on the guided 14km Church Walk and follow the panoramic river Funcho to the beautiful ‘secret pond’, and thereafter to the iconic ‘church hill’.

On the hill, a large picture-tiled plaque depicts the historic 1834 Sant’Ana battle. This shows the army positions and the site where they erected a field hospital. This important historic artefact is sure to teach you about the noteworthy Portuguese history, immersing you into Portuguese culture.Read All

Visit the Archaeological Circuit of Vilarinha

Today you will be setting off on a 15km guided walk to the famous Archaeological Circuit of Vilarinha.

The walking route is rich in archaeological remains, proving to be a journey in time from Prehistory to the Middle Ages. The route is also near the reproduction centre for the endangered Iberian lynx that is on the verge of extinction in Algarve.

On this route you’ll be visiting the Necropolis of Pedreirinha, dating back to the Early Middle Ages. This beautiful piece of P...Read All

Embark on a Moorish City Cultural Walk

Today you’ll have a Moorish City Cultural Walk through Silves. Silves is a historical Moorish city with one of the best preserved examples of Moorish castles in Portugal.

This walking tour will be passing the 15th century bridge that once was the site of the Roman bridge, the gothic cathedral, and the castle. You’ll also have the chance to stop at the main city souvenir shops, pottery shops, cork shops and an indoor market.

You will be lunching under the cool canop...Read All

Enjoy the Ruin Walk

A 6km walking tour through Algarve’s charming ruins. This light walk takes you past a few Algarve country ruins, each with their own unique characteristics. You’ll enjoy the stunning country views across the valley and river, passing through a small clump of evergreen eucalyptus trees, creating a strong, aromatic smell.

Lunch and dinner will be at the River House.


River House, Algarve.

Funcho View Walk

This 12km walk can be shortened to suit your fitness ability.

Admire the natural beauty and nature as you walk through the Funcho reservoir, with its low lying hills, bee hives, beautiful heather, charming ruins, and the Algarve water wheels. Along with uninterrupted views and unimaginable scenic backgrounds, this hike is sure to amaze you.

Lunch and dinner at the River House.


River House, Algarve.

Departure Day

After your last breakfast here in Algarve, it’s time to head home. A transfer back to the airport is included.

What's included


  • 6 nights of accommodation at the River House
  • 6 breakfasts at your accommodation
  • 5 dinners at your accommodation
  • 3 lunches at your accommodation
  • Pre-booked transfers from Faro Airport - your hosts will arrange one for a pickup on arrival day and a transfer on departure day after your breakfast
Your local host

Cheryl and Graham

Cheryl and Graham look forward to welcoming you to their wonderful riverside home in the Algarve.

Cheryl and Graham look forward to welcoming you to their wonderful riverside home in the Algarve.


Algarve is a beautiful southern coastline in Portugal. It’s a region blessed with glorious sandy beaches, picturesque landscapes and perfect weather.

Stay in an exceptional villa tucked into the bend of a river in Portugal’s Algarve countryside, just 15 minutes from the town of Silves. Lovingly known as ‘the river house’, it will leave you feeling relaxed, inspired and very much at home. With terraces overlooking surrounding countryside, limitless walking trails and a starry night sky, there isn’t a more idyllic place to explore on foot.

Getting there

Please note that prices for the holidays do not include flights. We recommend using www.skyscanner.net to check flights.

Nearest airport: Faro – 35 minutes away by car.

Transfers are included in the price from Faro airport, and your hosts will arrange for a pickup on arrival day at 3pm  and one transfer on departure day.


Where do the walking tours begin?

Most of the walking tours begin at your accommodation, Figs on the Funcho. Your guide (sometimes Cheryl) will meet you here before you embark on your hike through Algarve's beautiful landscape.

Is this available all year round?

This trip is available all year apart from July and August. It is recommended to visit Algarve in Spring, to see the landscape blossoming.

What are the rooms like in the accommodation?

You can choose which room you want! You can either have a double sized bedroom with an en-suite bathroom for 2 people, or a group suite including 3 double bedrooms with a shared bathroom. All rooms in Figs on the Funcho are beautiful, so you won't be disappointed either way!

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