5 awesome day trips from Albufeira


5 awesome day trips from Albufeira

Looking to get out of the city for a few hours? Here’s a list of best day trips from Albufeira including a local winery, a hidden palace, a medieval town and much more. There are plenty of awesome things to discover just a short car ride away, so start exploring :)


Silves


Charming old town of Silves, a historical medieval town surrounded by citrus trees and vineyards in Algarve

Silves is a historical medieval town surrounded by citrus trees and vineyards. Here you can enjoy beautiful views, a hilltop castle, and a charming old town. It is one of the prettiest places in the Algarve and my favorite town to visit for a day out. Read more about Silves.


Porches


The town of Porches, Algarve with handmade pottery and picturesque chapels

Porches have some of the nicest spots in the Algarve. The town is a heaven for pottery lovers, has one of the most picturesque chapels and its very own craft beer – how cool is that! Read more about Porches.


Ferragudo


Riverside fishing village with cute cobbled streets and colourful houses in Ferragudo, Algarve

This riverside fishing village is perhaps the most photographed town in all of Algarve and it’s easy to understand why. A maze of cute cobbled alleys lined with whitewashed buildings and colorful houses. A visit here is a must if you are looking for an authentic and traditional Algarve. Read more about Ferragudo.


Estoi Palace


The Estoi Palace is a true hidden gem. This lavish palace is a treat for the eye with its colorful facade and majestic interior.

The Estoi Palace is a true hidden gem. This lavish palace is a treat for the eye with its colourful facade and majestic interior. It has been converted into a hotel and is open for the public to visit. Read more about the Estoi Palace.


Quinta dos Vales


Quinta dos Vales is a local wine estate situated in the western Algarve. A place that is so much more than just a winery.  Here you will find a sculpture garden,  fruit trees, beautiful flowers, and farm animals. It’s a fun experience full of surprises. Read more about Quinta do Vales.


Enjoy your day trips and hope you like the spots as much as I do.


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