Walk one of best sections of the Via Algarviana (GR13) route from Silves via the Serra de Monchique mountains to Cabo Sao Vicente, and discover some of the Algarve’s best kept secrets.
Starting in the historic town of Silves, a meandering rural route takes you through the surrounding countryside. Continue to Caldas de Monchique and sample some tasty local cheeses and honey. A walk to the summit of Picota provides panoramic views of the gentle mountain landscapes of the serras. Continue through fragrant eucalyptus forests and working farms to the rural village of Marmelete.
Your journey is completed by a couple of days of invigorating coastal walking leading to the iconic lighthouse at Cabo Sao Vicente.